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
AlgaeBase
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Global Biotic Interactions Class
AskNature Class
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Class
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Class
BioImages resource Class
BioImages resource Class
Biopix Family
Dutch Marine and Coastal Species Encyclopedia
  • Chlorophyceae
EOL Group on Flickr Class
EOL Group on Flickr Class
EOL Group on Flickr Class
EOL Group on Flickr Class
EOL Group on Flickr Class
EOL Group on Flickr Class
EOLspecies
  • Chlorophyceae
Environments
Environments
IRMNG
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Global Biotic Interactions Class
Global Biotic Interactions Class
AlgaeBase
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IABIN resource Class
IUCN Red List Class
IUCN Red List
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Class
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Class
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Class
Library of Alexandria Class
MarLIN resource Class
NCBI Taxonomy
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OBIS depth range resource Class
Paleobiology Database
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Class
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Chlorophyceae
IUCN Structured Data Class
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Class
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Class
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia Class
Wikipedia Class
Wikipedia Class
Wikipedia Class
Wikipedia Class
Wikipedia Class
iNaturalist Images Class

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