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Genus Mordellochroa

tumbling flower beetle - Mordellochroa scapularis Tumbling flower beetle - Mordellochroa scapularis Mordellidae, lateral - Mordellochroa scapularis Mordellidae, hind leg ridges - Mordellochroa scapularis beetle - Mordellochroa scapularis Mordellidae, dorsal - Mordellochroa scapularis Mordellochroa scapularis ? - Mordellochroa scapularis Mordellochroa scapularis ? - Mordellochroa scapularis
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 Mordellistenini
Genus Mordellochroa
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
NA species of this genus used to be treated in Mordellistena(1)
Explanation of Names
Mordellochroa Emery 1876
Numbers
A single species in our area, several more in the Palaearctic(2)
Range
Holarctic; in NA, northern transcontinental (ME-IL-BC)(2)
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.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.