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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Genus
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Genus
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
  • Gonatus
BOLDS images II Genus
BOLDS images II Species
  • Gonatus cf. onyx OK-2005
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Genus
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
  • Gonatus cf. onyx OK-2005
Environments
  • Gonatus
Global Biotic Interactions Genus
Global Biotic Interactions Genus
  • Gonatus
Global Biotic Interactions Genus
Herring, 1987
  • Gonatus
IUCN Red List Genus
BioLib.cz Import Genus
BioLib.cz Import
Initial Tree of Life web Import
  • Gonatus
AquaMaps Resource Genus
NCBI Taxonomy
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Genus
NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Genus
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Gonatus Gray, 1849
OBIS depth range resource Genus
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Gonatus
Smithsonian type specimen data Genus
AntIZ taxon descriptions Genus
Tree of Life web project
  • Gonatus Gray, 1849
Type data from iDigBio Genus
Type data from iDigBio Genus
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Genus
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons Genus
Wikipedia Genus
Wikipedia
  • Gonatus Gray, 1849

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