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
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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MCZ resource
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Order
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Order
BioImages resource Order
Draft Checklist of the Nonmarine Arthropods of Alaska Order
EOL Group on Flickr Order
  • Geophilomorpha
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL hotlist Scratchpad Order
  • Geophilomorpha
FALO Classification
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GBIF national node classification resource: Germany Order
Global Biotic Interactions Order
IUCN Red List Order Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Order
MCZ resource Order
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
MarLIN resource Order
Morphbank Resource Order
NCBI Taxonomy
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NMNH Entomology resource Order
NatureServe resource Order
Paleobiology Database
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Plazi Treatments Genus
Plazi Treatments Order
SPIRE resource Order
Smithsonian type specimen data Order
Arctic Alaskan Arthropods Order
IUCN Structured Data Order
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Wikimedia Commons Order
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia Order
iNaturalist Images Order


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