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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Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Species
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Species
Anage Data
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
Armchair Taxonomists
BOLDS images II Species
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
BibAlex LifeDesk
  • Dugong dugon (P. L. S. Müller, 1776)
Biopix
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Dugong dugon
EOL Group on Flickr
EOLspecies
  • Dugong dugon
Environments
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University Libraries, U Washington
Genome 10K Project Vertebrates
  • Dugong dugon
IUCN Red List
IUCN Red List
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BioLib.cz Import
AnAge database
Mammal life history
Mammalia
Mammals Resource
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Dugong dugon (Müller, 1776)
OBIS depth range resource
Paleobiology Database
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Species
South African Vertebrates
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Species
Monthly ARKive text import
IUCN Structured Data
TaxonConcept.org outlinks
  • Dugong dugon
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Species
US Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program resource
  • Dugong dugon
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Species
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia
iNaturalist Images Species

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