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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INBio resource Genus
Avian Mass Data Genus
BHL: BioDivLibrary's photostream Genus
BHL: BioDivLibrary's photostream
  • Troglodytes Mexicanus
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Genus
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Genus
BioKIDS Critter Catalog Genus
Biome & Ecoregion Resource Genus
Bird Life History Genus
Bird incubation Genus
Birds resource Genus
Clements Checklist resource
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Conabio Genus
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
  • Troglodytes
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Fauna Aves Genus
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University Libraries, U Washington
  • Troglodytes
GBIF national node type records: France Genus
Global Biotic Interactions Genus
Global Biotic Interactions Genus
IABIN resource Genus
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions Genus
IUCN Red List Genus
IUCN Red List
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Genus Import Genus Import
  • Troglodytes Vieillot 1809
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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One Species at a Time Podcasts Genus
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves Genus
MCZ resource Genus
NCBI Taxonomy
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Natural History Museum Species of the day Genus
NatureServe resource Genus
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Troglodytes Vieillot 1809
OBIS depth range resource
  • Troglodytes
Phthiraptera Genus
Smithsonian collections video Genus
Smithsonian type specimen data Genus
AnAge database Genus
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Washington Bird Phenology Genus
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons Genus
Wikipedia Genus
Wright et al, 2014 Genus
iNaturalist Images Genus
xeno-canto Bird Sounds Genus


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