Sometimes taxonomists create new names for groups that already have a name. They may do this because they are unaware of the original name, or they may think the organism before them belongs to a different group when in fact it does not. If two or more names are found to apply to the same group, they are considered synonyms. In most cases, the first name takes priority and is considered to be the valid or accepted name. However, there can be exceptions, and it's not always easy to determine which of a series of synonyms should be considered valid or accepted. Here we list the synonyms provided to EOL by our classification partners. We also include other versions of the name that most likely refer to the same group, for example, misspellings in the literature or different variations of the authorship associated with the name.

Preferred marks the preferred name from each source. Import

Name Relationship
Embioptera Lameere, 1900 Preferred
Adenopoda Verhoeff, 1904 Synonym
Euplatyptera Crampton, 1916
Netica Navas, 1918
Oligoneura Borner 1904, (non Schiner, 1864)
Embiidina Hagen, 1862

NCBI Taxonomy

Name Relationship
Embioptera Preferred

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)

Name Relationship
Embioptera Preferred
Embiidina Other, see comments


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