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
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Genus
NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Genus
BOLDS images II Genus
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Genus
EOLspecies
  • Sagitta
GBIF national node type records: United Kingdom Genus
Global Biotic Interactions Genus
IABIN resource Genus
BioLib.cz Import Genus
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Genus
Library of Alexandria
  • Sagitta
NCBI Taxonomy
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Genus
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
NatureServe resource Genus
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Sagitta Quoy and Gaimard, 1827
OBIS depth range resource Genus
SPIRE resource Genus
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Sagitta
Smithsonian type specimen data Genus
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Genus
Tropicos resource Genus
Type data from iDigBio Genus
AntIZ taxon descriptions Genus
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons Genus
Wikipedia Genus

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