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.

Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Anage Data
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
Armchair Taxonomists
BHL: BioDivLibrary's photostream
  • Dugong dugon
BOLDS images II Species
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
BibAlex LifeDesk
  • Dugong dugon (P. L. S. Müller, 1776)
Biome & Ecoregion Resource Species
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Dugong dugon
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Dugong dugon
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Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University Libraries, U Washington
Genome 10K Project Vertebrates
  • Dugong dugon
Global Biotic Interactions Species
IUCN Red List
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AnAge database
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals-to be deleted- Species
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals Species
  • Dugong dugon
Macroecological database of mammalian body mass-to be deleted- Species
Macroecological database of mammalian body mass Species
  • Dugong dugon
Mammal life history
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Mammalia
Mammals Resource
NCBI Taxonomy
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OBIS Environmental Information
  • Dugong dugon (Müller, 1776)
OBIS depth range resource
Paleobiology Database
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South African Vertebrates
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Monthly ARKive text import
IUCN Structured Data outlinks
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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US Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program resource
  • Dugong dugon
Wikimedia Commons
iNaturalist Images Species


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