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 Import
  • Alobates pennsylvanica Degeer C 1775
Boston Harbor Islands Species Set 1
  • Alobates pennsylvanica
EOL Group on Flickr
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
American Insects: Body Length
  • Alobates pennsylvanica outlinks
  • Alobates pennsylvanica


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