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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Order Import
BOLDS images II Order
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Order
BioImages resource Order
EOL hotlist Scratchpad Order
  • Terebellida
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland Resource Order
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FALO Classification Order
GBIF national node classification resource: Germany Order
GBIF national node type records: France Order
GBIF national node type records: Germany Order
GBIF national node type records: United Kingdom Order
Global Biotic Interactions Order
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Order
MarLIN resource Order
NCBI Taxonomy
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OBIS depth range resource Order
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Order
Invertebrates of the Salish Sea Order
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Terebellida
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
Type data from iDigBio Order
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Wikimedia Commons Order
Wikipedia Order
Wikipedia Order
iNaturalist Images Order


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