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
Rotifers of the World
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Phylum
BioLib.cz Import
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Phylum
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Phylum
BioImages resource Phylum
BioImages resource
BioImages resource Phylum
EOL Group on Flickr Phylum
EOL Group on Flickr Phylum
EOL hotlist Scratchpad Phylum
  • Rotifera
EOLspecies
  • Rotifera
Environments
Environments Phylum
IRMNG
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Phylum
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University Libraries, U Washington
Global Biotic Interactions Phylum
Global Biotic Interactions
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
  • Rotifera
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Division
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Phylum
Marine Rotifera
  • Rotifera
Moorea Biocode
  • Rotifera
NCBI Taxonomy
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NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Phylum
Natural History Museum Species of the day Phylum
OBIS depth range resource Phylum
Paleobiology Database
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Phylum
Appeltans et al, 2012
SPIRE resource
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Rotifera
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Phylum
Tree of Life web project
  • Rotifera
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Wikimedia Commons Phylum
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia Phylum

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