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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Phylum Import
EOL Group on Flickr Class
EOL Group on Flickr Phylum
EOL hotlist Scratchpad Phylum
  • Mycetozoa
Environments Phylum
FALO Classification
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GBIF national node classification resource: Germany Phylum
Global Biotic Interactions Phylum
  • Mycetozoa
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Mushroom Observer Phylum
MycoBank Classification
  • Mycetozoa de Bary ex Rostafinsky
NCBI Taxonomy
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AskNature Phylum
The Biodiversity of Tamborine Mountain: images & videos Phylum
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Wikipedia Phylum
iNaturalist Images Phylum


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