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.

Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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OBIS Environmental Information
  • Cadlina Bergh 1878
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Genus
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland Resource Genus
  • Cadlina
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INBio resource Genus
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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MarLIN resource Genus
NCBI Taxonomy
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NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Genus
BOLDS images II Genus
OBIS depth range resource Genus
Invertebrates of the Salish Sea Genus
Smithsonian type specimen data Genus
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
  • Cadlina
Type data from iDigBio Genus
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Wikimedia Commons
  • Cadlina
Wikimedia Commons Genus
  • Cadlina Bergh, 1879
Wikipedia Genus
iNaturalist Images Genus


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