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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Tenebrionoidea

Familia: Mordellidae
Subfamilia: Mordellinae
Tribus: Mordellistenini
Genus: Pseudotolida
Species: P. aequispina – P. arida – P. awana – P. borneensis – P. ephippiata – P. epiblema – P. knausi – P. lutea – P. morimotoi – P. multisulcata – P. sinica

Pseudotolida Ermisch, 1950

Type species

Mordellistena ephippiata Champion, by original designation

cited sources

Ermisch, K. 1950: Die Gattungen der Mordelliden der Welt. Entomologische Blätter, 45-46: 34–92.

Additional references

Franciscolo, M.E. 1982: Mordellidae (Coleoptera Heteromera) from Rennell and Bellona Islands (Solomons). Pp. 49-72 in Wolff, T. (ed.) The natural history of Rennell Island, British Solomon Islands, 8 (zoology), Scientific results of the Noona Dan Expedition (Rennel section, 1962) and the Danish Rennell expedition, 1965, University of Copenhagen, 84, Noona Dan papers no. 142. [key to species, pp. 63-64]
Jackman, J.A.; Lu, W. 2001: Nomenclatural changes for selected Mordellidae (Coleoptera) in North America. Insecta Mundi, 15 (1): 31–34. PDF


Nomenclator Zoologicus

Pseudotolida is a genus of tumbling flower beetles in the family Mordellidae. There are at least 20 described species in Pseudotolida.[1][2][3][4][5]

These 23 species belong to the genus Pseudotolida:

Pseudotolida arida (LeConte, 1862) i c g
Pseudotolida awana (Kono, 1932) g
Pseudotolida bicoloria Leblanc, 2014 g
Pseudotolida boillyi Leblanc, 2014 g
Pseudotolida callens (Champion, 1891) g
Pseudotolida castaneicolor (Champion, 1891) g
Pseudotolida davidi Leblanc, 2014 g
Pseudotolida degallieri Leblanc, 2014 g
Pseudotolida ephippiata (Champion, 1891) g
Pseudotolida equinoctialis (Champion, 1891) g
Pseudotolida isthmica (Champion, 1891) g
Pseudotolida knausi (Liljeblad, 1945) i c g
Pseudotolida lutea (Melsheimer, 1845) i c g b
Pseudotolida morimotoi Nomura, 1967 g
Pseudotolida multisulcata Nomura, 1966
Pseudotolida poneli Leblanc, 2014 g
Pseudotolida robertorum Leblanc, 2014 g
Pseudotolida sinica Fan & Yang, 1995
Pseudotolida tokyoensis Nomura & Kato, 1959
Pseudotolida vafer (Champion, 1891) g
Pseudotolida valens (Champion, 1891) g
Pseudotolida veraepacis (Champion, 1891) g
Pseudotolida westerduijni Leblanc, 2014 g

Data sources: i = ITIS,[1] c = Catalogue of Life,[2] g = GBIF,[3] b = Bugguide.net[4]

"Pseudotolida Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-05-06.
"Browse Pseudotolida". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-05-06.
"Pseudotolida". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-05-06.
"Pseudotolida Genus Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-05-06.

Mordellidae Species List at Joel Hallan's Biology Catalog. Texas A&M University, archived from the original on 7 October 2014, retrieved 8 August 2015

Further reading

Arnett, R.H. Jr.; Thomas, M. C.; Skelley, P. E.; Frank, J. H., eds. (2002). American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press. ISBN 978-0849309540.
Blatchley, W.S. (1910). An illustrated descriptive catalogue of the Coleoptera, beetles (exclusive of the Rhynchophora) known to occur in Indiana. Nature Pub.
Bouchard, Patrice; Bousquet, Yves; Davies, Anthony E.; Alonso-Zarazaga, Miguel A.; et al. (2011). "Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)". ZooKeys. Pensoft Publishers (88): 1–972. doi:10.3897/zookeys.88.807. ISSN 1313-2989. PMC 3088472. PMID 21594053.
LeConte, John L. (1862). "Synopsis of the Mordellidae of the United States". Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 14: 43–51.
LeConte, J.L. (1861). Classification of the Coleoptera of North America. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. Vol. 3. Smithsonian Institution. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.38459. ISBN 0665100558.
Lisberg, Anneke E. (2003). "Taxonomic changes for fifteen species of North American Mordellidae (Coleoptera)". Insecta Mundi. 17 (3–4): 191–194. ISSN 0749-6737.
White, Richard E. (1998) [1983]. A Field Guide to the Beetles of North America (Peterson Field Guides). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. ISBN 0395910897.

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