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
Global Biotic Interactions Genus
BOLD images
  • Lymantria
BOLDS images II Genus
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Genus
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
BioImages resource
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
EOL Group on Flickr
Environments
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BioLib.cz Import
BioLib.cz Import Genus
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Genus
One Species at a Time Podcasts Genus
NCBI Taxonomy
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Genus
NMNH Entomology resource Genus
NatureServe resource Genus
Nomenclator Zoologicus
  • Barhona Moore 1879
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions Genus
Wikipedia
Wikipedia Genus
Wikipedia Genus
iNaturalist Images Genus

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