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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Genus
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Ascidia Linnaeus, 1767
BOLDS images II Genus
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Genus
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland Resource Genus
Environments
Global Biotic Interactions Genus
BioLib.cz Import Genus
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Genus
MarLIN resource Genus
Moorea Biocode
  • Ascidia
NCBI Taxonomy
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Genus
NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Genus
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
OBIS depth range resource Genus
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Genus
Invertebrates of the Salish Sea Genus
SPIRE resource
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Ascidia
AquaMaps Resource Genus
The Dutch Ascidians Homepage Resource Genus
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Genus
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons Genus
Wikipedia
Wikipedia Genus
Wikipedia Genus
iNaturalist Images Genus

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