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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Genus
BioLib.cz Import Genus
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Genus
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
IRMNG
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Flower flies and bee lice
  • Syrphus
Global Biotic Interactions
  • Syrphus
BioLib.cz Import
BOLDS images II Genus
Insect Visitors of Illinois Wildflowers
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Genus
MCZ resource Genus
NCBI Taxonomy
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Genus
NMNH Entomology resource Genus
Nomenclator Zoologicus
  • Syrphus Fabricius 1775
Paleobiology Database
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Genus
SPIRE resource Genus
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons Genus
Wikipedia
Wikipedia
iNaturalist Images Genus

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