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
NCBI Taxonomy
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Class
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Foraminifera incertae sedis
BOLDS images II Order
BOLDS images II Phylum
BioImages resource Class
BioPedia
  • Foraminiferida
EOL Group on Flickr Order
EOL Group on Flickr Order
Environments Phylum
Environments Phylum
Environments
IRMNG
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Phylum
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University Libraries, U Washington
Global Biotic Interactions Phylum
Global Biotic Interactions Order
Global Biotic Interactions
Global Biotic Interactions Class
Index Fungorum
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Phyl.
BioLib.cz Import
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Order
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Phylum
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Class
Moorea Biocode
  • Foraminiferida
AlgaeBase
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Phylum
NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Order
Natural History Museum Species of the day Order
Appeltans et al, 2012
OBIS depth range resource Order
OBIS depth range resource Order
OBIS depth range resource Class
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Order
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Class
One-time import of archived NBII images Genus
One-time import of archived NBII images Species
Paleobiology Database
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Phylum
Photographic Identification Guide to Larvae at Hydrothermal Vents E.Pacific Resource Class
Reid et al, 2012 Phylum
SERPENT resource Phylum
SPIRE resource
  • Foraminifera
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Foraminifera
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Order
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Phylum
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Class
Wikimedia Commons Phylum
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia Class
Wikipedia Class
Wikipedia Phylum
Wikipedia Class
Wikipedia Phylum
Wikipedia Phylum
iNaturalist Images Order
iNaturalist Images Phylum
polytraits Phylum

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