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
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Genus
IUCN Red List
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Genus
BHL: BioDivLibrary's photostream Genus
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Genus
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Genus
Botany resource Genus
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland Resource Genus
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University Libraries, U Washington
  • Dictyota
Global Biotic Interactions Genus
Global Compendium of Weeds Species
  • Dictyota
IABIN resource Genus
IUCN Red List Genus
AlgaeBase
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Species
BioLib.cz Import
BioLib.cz Import Genus
AlgaeBase
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Genus
Marine Life in Koh Phangan resource
  • Dictyota
Moorea Biocode
  • Dictyota
NCBI Taxonomy
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Genus
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Dictyota J.V. Lamouroux, 1809
OBIS depth range resource Genus
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Genus
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Genus
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Genus
Wikimedia Commons Genus
Wikimedia Commons
iNaturalist Images Genus

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