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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Phylum
OBIS depth range resource Phylum
Environments Phylum
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Division
MycoBank Classification
  • Apicomplexa Levine
NCBI Taxonomy
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Phylum
NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Phylum
Natural History Museum Species of the day Phylum
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Apicomplexa
Environments Phylum
OBIS depth range resource Class
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Apicomplexa
BioPedia
  • Apicomplexa
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Subphylum
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia
Wikipedia Phylum
Wikipedia Phylum
Wikipedia Phylum

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