Scientists aim to describe a single 'tree of life' that reflects the evolutionary relationships of living things. However, evolutionary relationships are a matter of ongoing discovery, and there are different opinions about how living things should be grouped and named. EOL reflects these differences by supporting several different scientific 'classifications'. Some species have been named more than once. Such duplicates are listed under synonyms. EOL also provides support for common names which may vary across regions as well as languages.

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Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Species
Mammal life history
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
AquaMaps Resource
Arctic Ocean Biodiversity 2011
  • Erignathus barbatus
BOLDS images II Species
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
CalPhotos
  • Erignathus barbatus
DiscoverLife ID keys resource
  • Erignathus barbatus
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Erignathus barbatus
Environments
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University Libraries, U Washington
Global Biotic Interactions Species
IUCN Red List
IUCN Red List
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BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Anage Data
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Mammalia
MarLIN resource
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
NatureServe resource Species
North American Mammals Resource
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Erignathus barbatus (Erxleben, 1777)
OBIS depth range resource
Paleobiology Database
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Species
Phthiraptera Species
SPIRE resource
  • Erignathus barbatus
AnAge database
IUCN Structured Data
TaxonConcept.org outlinks
  • Erignathus barbatus
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Species
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Species
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia

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