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Genus Mordella

Mordella sp. - Mordella signata Mordella sp. - Mordella Tumbling Flower Beetle - Mordella marginata Tumbling Flower Beetle - Mordella marginata Unknown Mordellidae - Mordella marginata Mordellidae? - Mordella Tumbler - Mordella Tumbling Flower Beetle - Mordella
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)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Mordellidae (Tumbling Flower Beetles)
Tribe Mordellini
Genus Mordella
Explanation of Names
Mordella Linnaeus 1758
Numbers
24 species
Size
3-8 mm
Identification
Antennae strongly sawtoothed to clubbed. Each hind tibia has tubercles, but not ridges, on its outer surface, near the tip. Usually black but some have a pattern of light colored hairs on their elytra.