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Meloe (Meloe)  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 731377

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subgenus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             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  
                                           FamilyMeloidae Gyllenhal, 1810 – blister beetles  
                                              SubfamilyMeloinae Gyllenhal, 1810  
                                                 TribeMeloini Gyllenhal, 1810  
                                                    GenusMeloe Linnaeus, 1758  
                                                       SubgenusMeloe (Meloe) Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                                                          Species Meloe americanus Leach, 1815  
                                                          Species Meloe angusticollis Say, 1824  
                                                          Species Meloe bitoricollis Pinto and Selander, 1970  
                                                          Species Meloe californicus Van Dyke, 1928  
                                                          Species Meloe campanicollis Pinto and Selander, 1970  
                                                          Species Meloe carbonaceus LeConte, 1866  
                                                          Species Meloe dianella Pinto and Selander, 1970  
                                                          Species Meloe dugesi Champion, 1891  
                                                          Species Meloe exiguus Pinto and Selander, 1970  
                                                          Species Meloe franciscanus Van Dyke, 1928  
                                                          Species Meloe impressus Kirby, 1837  
                                                          Species Meloe nebulosus Champion, 1891  
                                                          Species Meloe niger Kirby, 1837  
                                                          Species Meloe occultus Pinto and Selander, 1970  
                                                          Species Meloe quadricollis Van Dyke, 1928  
                                                          Species Meloe strigulosus Mannerheim, 1852  
                                                          Species Meloe tropicus Motschulsky, 1856  
                                                          Species Meloe vandykei Pinto and Selander, 1970  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pinto, John D., and Richard B. Selander  
  Publication Date: 1970   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Bionomics of Blister Beetles of the Genus Meloe and a Classification of the New World Species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Illinois Biological Monographs, no. 42   
  Page(s): 222   
  Publisher: University of Illinois Press   
  Publication Place: Urbana, Illinois, USA   
  Reference for: Meloe (Meloe)   

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