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
NCBI Taxonomy
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Family
BioLib.cz Import Family
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Family
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Metrics Family
  • Passalidae
IRMNG
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Family
Global Biotic Interactions Family
BioLib.cz Import
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Family
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Family
Armchair Taxonomists
NMNH Entomology resource Family
NatureServe resource Family
NCBI, GGBN, GBIF, BHL, BOLDS data coverage Family
  • Passalidae
Paleobiology Database
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Family
Wikipedia
Wikipedia Family
Wildlife Sound Database Family
  • Passalidae
ZooKeys Family
iNaturalist Images Family

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