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
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Archaster typicus
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL hotlist Scratchpad Species
Environments
GBIF national node type records: Germany Species
BioLib.cz Import
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Mineralogy Species
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Archaster typicus Müller & Troschel, 1840
OBIS depth range resource
BOLDS images II Species
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Species
Undersea Production test 2
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Species
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia

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