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
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Phylum
MycoBank Classification
  • Choanozoa Caval.-Sm.
EOL hotlist Scratchpad Phylum
  • Choanozoa
Environments Phylum
IRMNG
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Phylum
Global Biotic Interactions Phylum
Index Fungorum
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Phyl.
BioLib.cz Import
  • Choanozoa Cavalier-Smith, 1981 emend. 1983
Appeltans et al, 2012
NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Phylum
Paleobiology Database
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Phylum
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Choanozoa
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Phylum
AlgaeBase
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Phylum
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia Phylum
Wikipedia Phylum

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