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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Phylum
BioLib.cz Import
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
  • Gnathostomulida
BOLDS images II Phylum
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Phylum
EOL Interns
  • Gnathostomulida
EOL hotlist Scratchpad Phylum
  • Gnathostomulida
EOLspecies
  • Gnathostomulida
Environments Phylum
  • Gnathostomulida
IRMNG
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Phylum
Fairbairn, 2013 Phylum
  • Gnathostomulida
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Division
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Phylum
Moorea Biocode
  • Gnathostomulida
NCBI Taxonomy
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Phylum
NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Phylum
OBIS depth range resource Phylum
Paleobiology Database
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Phylum
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Gnathostomulida
Appeltans et al, 2012
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Phylum

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