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
IUCN Red List
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Family
Paleobiology Database
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Family
AnAge database Family
Anage Data Family
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions Family
AskNature 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
BioKIDS Critter Catalog
BioPedia
  • Felidae
Biopix Family
Conabio Family
Conabio Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Metrics Family
  • Felidae
EOL hotlist Scratchpad Family
  • Felidae
Environments Family
  • Felidae
GBIF Elevation Data Family
Global Biotic Interactions Family
Global Biotic Interactions Family
Global Biotic Interactions Family
Harvard Museum of Natural History Africa Hall Family
IABIN resource Family
INBio resource Family
IUCN Red List Family
India Biodiversity Portal Species Data Family
BioLib.cz Import
BioLib.cz Import Family
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Family
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Family
Lovegrove 2014 Family
MCZ resource Family
Mammal life history Family
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Mammalia Family
Mammals Resource Family
NCBI Taxonomy
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Family
Natural History Museum Species of the day Family
NatureServe resource Family
North American Mammals Resource Family
NCBI, GGBN, GBIF, BHL, BOLDS data coverage Family
  • Felidae
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Felidae
Monthly ARKive text import Family
SPIRE resource
South African Vertebrates
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Family
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Family
IUCN Structured Data Family
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Family
The Field Museum Member's Night EOL Photo Scavenger Hunt 2010 Family
Tree of Life web project
  • Felidae
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons Family
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia Family
Wikipedia
Wikipedia Family
iNaturalist Images Family
iSpot southern Africa Family

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