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Genus Mordellina

Mordellina infima (LeConte) - Mordellina infima Tumbling Flower Beetle - Mordellina pustulata Mordella? - Mordellina pustulata mordellid - Mordellina testacea Mordellina pustulata Mordellina testacea (Blatchley) - Mordellina testacea Tumbling Flower Beetle - Mordella marginata? - Mordellina pustulata Tumbling Flower Beetle - Mordellina infima
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Mordellidae (Tumbling Flower Beetles)
Tribe Mordellistenini
Genus Mordellina
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
NA members of this genus used to be treated in Mordellistena(1)(2)
Explanation of Names
Mordellina Schilsky 1908
16 spp. in our area, ca. 60 spp. worldwide(1)(2)
NA spp.: ancilla (=rufa, ustulata), blatchleyi, floridensis, guttulata, impatiens, infima, lecontei, minutalis, nigricans, parva, pilosella, pustulata, semiusta, testacea, ustulata, wickhami(1)(2)
NA, Africa, E. Asia
Works Cited
1.Nomenclatural changes for selected Mordellidae (Coleoptera) in North America
J.A. Jackman & W. Lu. 2001. Insecta Mundi 15(1): 31-34.
2.Taxonomic changes for fifteen species of North American Mordellidae (Coleoptera)
A.E. Lisberg. 2003. Insecta Mundi 17(3-4): 191-194.