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.

Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Family
McClain Bivalve Sizes Family
AskNature Family
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Family
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Family
BioImages resource Family
Biopix Family
CalPhotos
  • Pectinidae
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Metrics Family
  • Pectinidae
EOL hotlist Scratchpad Family
  • Pectinidae
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland Resource Family
Environments Family
  • Pectinidae
FALO Classification Family
Femorale resource Family
From so simple a beginning: 2011 Family
GBIF Elevation Data Family
GBIF national node classification resource: Germany Family
GBIF national node type records: France Family
GBIF national node type records: Germany Family
GBIF national node type records: Netherlands Family
GBIF national node type records: Netherlands Family
GBIF national node type records: Sweden Family
GBIF national node type records: United Kingdom Family
Global Biotic Interactions Family
Global Biotic Interactions Family
Global Biotic Interactions Family
IABIN resource Family
IUCN Red List Family
IUCN Red List
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Family
BioLib.cz Import
BioLib.cz Import Family
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Family
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Family
MarLIN resource Family
AquaMaps Resource Family
Moorea Biocode
  • Pectinidae
NCBI Taxonomy
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Family
NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Family
NatureServe resource Family
NCBI, GGBN, GBIF, BHL, BOLDS data coverage Family
  • Pectinidae
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Pectinidae Rafinesque, 1815
OBIS depth range resource Family
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Family
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Family
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Family
Paleobiology Database
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Family
Photographic Identification Guide to Larvae at Hydrothermal Vents E.Pacific Resource Family
SERPENT resource Family
SPIRE resource Family
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Pectinidae
Smithsonian type specimen data Family
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions Family
IUCN Structured Data Family
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Family
Type data from iDigBio
Type data from iDigBio Family
Type data from iDigBio Family
Type data from iDigBio Family
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Wikimedia Commons Family
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons Family
Wikipedia Family
Wikipedia
Wikipedia Family
Wikipedia Family
eBivalvia contents
  • Pectinidae
iNaturalist Images Family

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