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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Recognized By Rank Classification
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Order
NCBI Taxonomy
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Order
BioPedia
  • Choanoflagellida
Environments
Environments Phylum
IRMNG
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Order
IRMNG
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Phylum
Global Biotic Interactions Phylum
Index Fungorum
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Phyl.
BioLib.cz Import
BioLib.cz Import
  • Choanozoa Cavalier-Smith, 1981 emend. 1983
BioLib.cz Import Order
AlgaeBase
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Phylum
MycoBank Classification
  • Choanozoa Caval.-Sm.
Appeltans et al, 2012
NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Order
NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Phylum
OBIS depth range resource Order
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
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Phylum
Wikimedia Commons Order
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia Phylum
Wikipedia Phylum
Wikipedia Order
Wikipedia Order

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