Pokémon taxonomy is a controversial subject, with many people using different classifications.

Subspecies or species?Edit

When Pokémon evolve, they change shape, size, colour, etc. However, many may resemble the previous evolution in some ways.

Not subspeciesEdit

For example, these are not considered separate species:

Potential subspeciesEdit

These, however, may be considered subspecies, as they have different methods of changing forms:

However, this still remains controversial and needs more studying.

Definite subspeciesEdit

These are considered subspecies, because they have different colours (or sizes):

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