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Mordellidae and Oedemeridae on a flower
Mordellidae and Oedemeridae on a flower
Tumbling flower beetle and a Jewel beetle on a floweer
Tumbling flower beetle and a Jewel beetle on a floweer

Genera140
Species3.100
Common namesPintail beetles, Tumbling flower beetles
German namesStachelkäfer
Dutch namesSpartelkevers
Danish namesBrodbiller
Norwegian namesBroddbiller
Swedish namesTornbaggar
AuthorLatreille, 1802
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean


Countries
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Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesMordellidae in bie.ala.org.au
Mordellidae in faunaeur.org
Mordellidae in itis.gov
Mordellidae in dyntaxa.se
Mordellidae in Wikipedia (English)

Further chapters of "Tumbling flower beetles"
- Mediimorda bipunctata
- Mordella aculeata
Description of images / photos
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Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Mordellidae and Oedemeridae on a flower
2. Tumbling flower beetle and a Jewel beetle on a floweer
Quick search: Beetle - Flower - Oedemeridae - Jewel
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderColeoptera
Beetles, Coleopterans
SuborderPolyphaga
Polyphags
InfraorderCucujiformia
SuperfamilyTenebrionoidea
Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles, Fungus Beetles
FamilyMordellidae
Pintail beetles, Tumbling flower beetles
AuthorLatreille, 1802
 
Synonyms
Langipedes (Mulsant, 1856)
Liaoximordellidae (Wang, 1993)
Mordellides (Bach, 1856)
Praemordellidae (Shchegoleva-barovskaja, 1929)
Trachelocharianos (Solier In Gay, 1851)
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Keywords
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