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
NMNH Entomology resource Family
Monthly ARKive text import Family
AnAge database Family
Anage Data Family
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
AskNature Family
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Family
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Family
BioImages resource Family
BioImages resource Family
BioImages resource Family
BioImages resource
BioImages resource Family
BioKIDS Critter Catalog
Biopix Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Metrics Family
  • Apidae
EOL hotlist Scratchpad Family
  • Apidae
Environments Family
  • Apidae
IRMNG
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Family
GBIF Elevation Data Family
Global Biotic Interactions Family
Global Biotic Interactions Family
Global Biotic Interactions Family
Global Biotic Interactions Family
Global Biotic Interactions Family
IUCN Red List Family
IUCN Red List
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Family
BioLib.cz Import
BioLib.cz Import Family
Insect Visitors of Illinois Wildflowers
Insect Visitors of Illinois Wildflowers
Insect Visitors of Illinois Wildflowers
Insect Visitors of Illinois Wildflowers
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Family
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Family
Leafcutter, mason, and resin bees
  • Apidae
MCZ resource Family
MCZ resource Family
Morphbank Resource Family
NCBI Taxonomy
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Family
NMNH Entomology resource Family
Journal of Hymenoptera Research Family
Natural History Museum Species of the day Family
NatureServe resource Family
NatureServe resource Family
NCBI, GGBN, GBIF, BHL, BOLDS data coverage Family
  • Apidae
Paleobiology Database
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Family
Plazi Treatments Family
Plazi Treatments Family
  • Apidae
SPIRE resource Family
CIEE Tropical Ecology and Conservation Program Spring 2013 Family
IUCN Structured Data Family
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Family
University of Alberta Museums Family
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons Family
Wikipedia Family
Wildlife Sound Database Family
  • Apidae
ZooKeys Family
iNaturalist Images Family
iSpot southern Africa Family

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