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What are all the icons for?
and - Show the Menu
and - Go to Details - See a detailed view of the chosen species.
- Show Children - Will show all direct children of the chosen species.
- Show More Species - Will show a sampling of species under the chosen species.
- Hide Children - Closes all children of the chosen species.
- Close - Closes the chosen species, and all its children.
- Focus - Show the chosen species in a new tree with just its hierarchy showing.
and - Pinning Images - Makes that species' image show as part of the tree.
- Indicates that the given species is extinct.
- Thumbnails - Hover over to see a larger pop-up image, or click to go to the details screen.
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Common Names
Latin Name
Tree of Life
(of Tree of Life)