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Mordella aculeata
Mordella aculeata
Mordellidae - Mordella aculeata
Mordellidae - Mordella aculeata
Mordella aculeata - Beetle
Mordella aculeata - Beetle

Mordella aculeata
Subspecies2
German namesUngefleckter Stachelkäfer
Swedish namesSvart tornbagge
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain), Ireland), Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)), Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia))), West Europe (Austria, France, Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg), Liechtenstein), South Europe (Italy, Iberian Peninsula (Spain)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia), Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Romania), East Europe (Belarus)
Asia
South Asia (Nepal), West Asia (Near East (Turkey)), Far East (East Asia (Japan, Korea (South Korea))), Central Asia (Turkestan (Kyrgyzstan))
Caucasus
Armenia
Russia
Oceania
Australasia
Australia (Tasmania, East Australia (Victoria))


Ecozones: Palaearctic

Distribution by Synonymus:
Mordella communis   Australia, Tasmania
Meloe proscarabaeus   Nepal, British Isles, Great Britain, Japan, Romania, Ireland, United Kingdom, Spain, Armenia, Liechtenstein, South Korea, Kyrgyzstan
Mordella communis   Victoria
Meloe proscarabaeus   Russia
Meloe aprilina   Nomina dubia
Meloe proscarabaeus   AB AL AR AU BE BH BU BY CR CT CZ DE EN FI FR GB GE GG GR HU IR IT KZ LA LU LT MA MC MD NL NR NT PL PT RO SK SL SP ST SV SZ TR UK YU EG MO ANH ES GAN HEI HUB IN IS JO KI KZ LE LIA MG NC NE NMO NO SC SCH SY TD TM TR UZ WS XIZ
Mordella meridionalis   AL AU FR GE HU IT MC SP SZ
CountriesArmenia, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Nepal, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom
Links and ReferencesMordella aculeata in dyntaxa.se
Mordella aculeata in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Mordella aculeata
2. Mordellidae - Mordella aculeata
4. Mordella aculeata - Beetle
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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
SubfamilyMordellinae
TribeMordellini
GenusMordella
Speciesaculeata
Mordella aculeata
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Synonyms
Meloe aprilina
Meloe prolifericornis
Meloe proscarabaeus
Meloe rufipes
Meloe similis
Meloe strigosus
Mordella communis
Mordella meridionalis
Pediculus melittae
Proscarabaeus violaceus
 
Subspecies
Mordella aculeata aculeata
Mordella aculeata nigripalpis
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Keywords
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