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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Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Species
IUCN Red List
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
BOLDS images II Species
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
Biopix
CalPhotos
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DiscoverLife map resource
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EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
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Environments
Genome 10K Project Vertebrates
  • Vombatus ursinus
Anage Data
IUCN Red List
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BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Species
Mammal life history
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
Paleobiology Database
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Species
AnAge database
IUCN Structured Data
TaxonConcept.org outlinks
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Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia
iNaturalist Images Species

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