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.

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Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Species
Library of Alexandria
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
BioImages resource
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Blatta orientalis
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Blatta orientalis
Environments
Featured Creatures Taxa Outlinks
  • Blatta orientalis Linnaeus
Global Biotic Interactions Species
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
BOLDS images II Species
Library of Alexandria
Library of Alexandria
Library of Alexandria
Library of Alexandria
  • Blatta orientalis
Library of Alexandria
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
  • Blatta orientalis
TaxonConcept.org outlinks
  • Blatta orientalis
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia
iNaturalist Images Species
iSpot links Species
  • Blatta orientalis

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