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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Family
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Family
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Family
EOL Metrics Family
  • Ochodaeidae
EOL hotlist Scratchpad Family
  • Ochodaeidae
Environments
IRMNG
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Family
BioLib.cz Import Family
BioLib.cz Import
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Family
MCZ resource Family
NCBI Taxonomy
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Family
NatureServe resource Family
NCBI, GGBN, GBIF, BHL, BOLDS data coverage Family
  • Ochodaeidae
Paleobiology Database
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Family
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
Wikipedia

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