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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Kingdom
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Kingdom
Appeltans et al, 2012 Kingdom
AskNature Kingdom
Biological Atlas of the Arctic Seas 2000 Kingdom
BioImages resource
BioImages resource Kingdom
  • Protozoa
Botany resource Kingdom
EOL Group on Flickr Phylum
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr Phylum
EOL hotlist Scratchpad Kingdom
  • Protozoa
Environments Kingdom
Environments Kingdom
Global Biotic Interactions
Herring, 1987 Kingdom
Index Fungorum
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Regn.
BioLib.cz Import Kingdom
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Kingdom
Appeltans et al, 2012
Library of Alexandria Kingdom
Mushroom Observer Kingdom
MycoBank Classification
NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Kingdom
Natural History Museum Species of the day Kingdom
OBIS depth range resource Kingdom
Olenina et al, 2006 Kingdom
Paleobiology Database
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Subkingdom
SERPENT resource Kingdom
SPIRE resource
  • Protozoa
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Protozoa
AlgaeBase
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Kingdom
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Kingdom
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Kingdom
Wikipedia Kingdom
Wikipedia Kingdom
Wikipedia Phylum
iNaturalist Images Kingdom
polytraits Kingdom

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