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
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Family
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Family
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Family
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Family
BioImages resource Family
BioImages resource Family
Biopix Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Metrics Family
  • Galatheidae
EOL hotlist Scratchpad Family
  • Galatheidae
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland Resource Family
Environments Family
GBIF Elevation Data Family
Global Biotic Interactions Family
Global Biotic Interactions Family
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Family
AskNature Family
MarLIN resource Family
Moorea Biocode
  • Galatheidae
NCBI Taxonomy
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Family
NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Family
NCBI, GGBN, GBIF, BHL, BOLDS data coverage Family
  • Galatheidae
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Galatheidae Samouelle, 1819
OBIS depth range resource Family
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Family
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available
Okeanos, Gulf of Mexico
Paleobiology Database
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Family
AquaMaps Resource Family
Squat Lobster LIFEDESK
  • Galatheidae
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Undersea Production test 2 Family
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Family
Wikimedia Commons Family
Wikipedia Family
iNaturalist Images Family

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