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
Paleobiology Database
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Library of Alexandria Order
EOL Group on Flickr Order Import Import
Initial Tree of Life web Import
  • Dictyoptera
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Order
Library of Alexandria Order
Library of Alexandria
EOL Group on Flickr Order
NCBI Taxonomy
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NMNH Entomology resource Order
Nomenclator Zoologicus
  • Dictyoptera Latreille 1829
BioImages resource Order
SPIRE resource Order
Smithsonian type specimen data Order
Tree of Life web project
  • Dictyoptera


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