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
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Species
  • Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
IUCN Red List
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Anage Data
  • Physeter macrocephalus
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
  • Physeter catodon
BHL: BioDivLibrary's photostream
  • Physeter macrocephalus
BHL: BioDivLibrary's photostream
  • Physeter macrocephalus
BOLDS images II Species
  • Physeter catodon
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
  • Physeter catodon
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
  • Physeter macrocephalus
BibAlex LifeDesk
  • Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
BioImages resource
  • Physeter catodon L., 1758
Biopix
  • Physeter macrocephalus
CalPhotos
  • Physeter catodon
Conabio
DiscoverLife ID keys resource
  • Physeter macrocephalus
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Physeter macrocephalus
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Physeter catodon
Dutch Marine and Coastal Species Encyclopedia
  • Physeter macrocephalus
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Physeter macrocephalus
EOL Group on Flickr
EOLspecies
  • Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
Environments
  • Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
Genome 10K Project Vertebrates
  • Physeter catodon
Global Biotic Interactions Species
  • Physeter macrocephalus
Gulf of Maine Area CoML resource
IABIN resource
INBio resource
IUCN Red List
AnAge database
BioLib.cz Import
Monthly ARKive text import
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Physeter australis Gray, 1846
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Physeter macrocephalus albicans Kerr, 1792
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
Mammal life history
  • Physeter catodon
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Mammalia
  • Physeter catodon
Mammals Resource
  • Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
MarLIN resource
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
  • Physeter catodon
Natural History Museum Species of the day
NatureServe resource Species
  • Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
North American Mammals Resource
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
OBIS depth range resource
Paleobiology Database
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Species
  • Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
SPIRE resource
  • Physeter catodon
South African Vertebrates
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Species
  • Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Species
  • Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
IUCN Structured Data
  • Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
TaxonConcept.org outlinks
  • Physeter macrocephalus
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Species
  • Physeter catodon
US Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program resource
  • Physeter macrocephalus
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Species
  • Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia
  • Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
iNaturalist Images Species
  • Physeter macrocephalus
iSpot links Species
  • Physeter catodon

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