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Tribe Mordellistenini

Mordellistena  - Mordellistena aspersa small Tumbling Flower Beetle - Mordellina infima Mordellistena? - Mordellistena trifasciata Mordellistena trifasciata?? - Mordellistena trifasciata Mordellid on yarrow - Mordellistena cervicalis St. Andrews Coleoptera tumbling flower beetle on Viburnum nudum 2019 2 - Mordellistena ornata tumbling flower beetle - Mordellistena masoni Filling in West Virginia - Mordellistena trifasciata
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea
Family Mordellidae (Tumbling Flower Beetles)
Tribe Mordellistenini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
A number of members of the large genus Mordellistena have recently been moved to related genera(1)(2)
Explanation of Names
Mordellistenini Ermisch 1941
Numbers
143 spp. in 6 genera north of Mexico; ca. 40 genera worldwide(3)
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)
Lisberg A.E. 2003. Insecta Mundi 17: 191-194.
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.