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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Kingdom
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Kingdom
  • Archaea
Botany resource Kingdom
Dutch Marine and Coastal Species Encyclopedia
  • Archaea
EOL Group on Flickr Kingdom
EOL hotlist Scratchpad Kingdom
  • Archaea
EOLspecies
  • Archaea
Environments Kingdom
Environments Kingdom
IRMNG
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Kingdom
GBIF national node type records: Germany Kingdom
BioPedia
  • Archaebacteria
Library of Alexandria Kingdom
NCBI Taxonomy
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Superkingdom
Nomenclator Zoologicus
  • Archaea
Paleobiology Database
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Unranked clade
Plazi Treatments Kingdom
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Archaea
AskNature Kingdom
Wikipedia Kingdom
Wikipedia Kingdom
iNaturalist Images Kingdom

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