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Genus Gnorimella

Maculated Scarab...I think - Gnorimella maculosa Beetle - Gnorimella maculosa - female Beetle on lichen - Gnorimella maculosa Orange Scarab Beetle - Gnorimella maculosa Flower Scarab - Gnorimella maculosa Gnorimella maculosa Gnorimella maculosa beetle - Gnorimella maculosa
Classification
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)
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Scarab, Stag and Bess Beetles)
Family Scarabaeidae (Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Cetoniinae (Fruit and Flower Chafers)
Tribe Trichiini
Genus Gnorimella
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gnorimella Casey 1915
Explanation of Names
Derived from name of related genus Gnorimus, in which our species was formerly placed (1); Greek gnorimos 'well-known'(2)
Numbers
a single species in our area(3)
Range
e. NA(3)
Print References
Casey, Memoirs on the Coleoptera (1910-1924), p. 378 (Biodiversity Heritage Library) original description of the genus
Works Cited
1.The Century Dictionary: an encyclopedic lexicon of the English language
2.Composition of scientific words
Brown R.W. 1956. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC. 882 pp.
3.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.