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Mordella  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 114384

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderColeoptera Linnaeus, 1758 – beetles, coléoptères, besouro  
                                  SuborderPolyphaga Emery, 1886  
                                     InfraorderCucujiformia Lameere, 1938  
                                        SuperfamilyTenebrionoidea Latreille, 1802  
                                           FamilyMordellidae Latreille, 1802 – tumbling flower beetles  
                                              SubfamilyMordellinae Latreille, 1802  
                                                 TribeMordellini Smith, 1882  
                                                    GenusMordella Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Species Mordella albosuturalis Liljeblad, 1922  
                                                       Species Mordella angulata LeConte, 1878  
                                                       Species Mordella atrata Melsheimer, 1845  
                                                       Species Mordella brevistylis Liljeblad, 1922  
                                                       Species Mordella capillosa Liljeblad, 1945  
                                                       Species Mordella cinereoatra Liljeblad, 1945  
                                                       Species Mordella deserta Casey, 1885  
                                                       Species Mordella fuscocinerea Fall, 1907  
                                                       Species Mordella grandis Liljeblad, 1922  
                                                       Species Mordella hubbsi Liljeblad, 1922  
                                                       Species Mordella immaculata Smith, 1883  
                                                       Species Mordella insulata LeConte, 1859  
                                                       Species Mordella invisitata Liljeblad, 1945  
                                                       Species Mordella knulli Liljeblad, 1922  
                                                       Species Mordella latemaculata Ray, 1944  
                                                       Species Mordella lunulata Helmuth, 1865  
                                                       Species Mordella marginata Melsheimer, 1845 – tumbling flower beetle 
                                                       Species Mordella melaena Germar, 1824  
                                                       Species Mordella novemnotata Ray, 1944  
                                                       Species Mordella obliqua LeConte, 1878  
                                                       Species Mordella pretiosa Champion, 1891  
                                                       Species Mordella quadripunctata (Say, 1824)  
                                                       Species Mordella schwarzi Liljeblad, 1945  
                                                       Species Mordella signata Champion, 1891  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Mordella   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bright, Donald E.  
  Publication Date: 1986   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family: Mordellidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A Catalog of the Coleoptera of America North of Mexico   
  Page(s): viii + 22   
  Publisher: United States Department of Agriculture   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Mordella   

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