the itis logo The report logo for the ITIS data page
Go to Print Version

Meloidae  Gyllenhal, 1810
Taxonomic Serial No.: 114387

(Download Help) Meloidae TSN 114387

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): blister beetles [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2007   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               OrderColeoptera Linnaeus, 1758 – beetles, coléoptères, besouro  
                                  SuborderPolyphaga Emery, 1886  
                                     InfraorderCucujiformia Lameere, 1938  
                                        SuperfamilyTenebrionoidea Latreille, 1802  
                                           FamilyMeloidae Gyllenhal, 1810 – blister beetles  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subfamily Eleticinae Wellman, 1910  
                                              Subfamily Meloinae Gyllenhal, 1810  
                                              Subfamily Nemognathinae Laporte, 1840  
                                              Subfamily Tetraonycinae Böving and Craighead, 1931  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for:    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Meloidae, blister beetles [English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bologna, Marco A., and John D. Pinto  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenetic studies of Meloidae (Coleoptera), with emphasis on the evolution of phoresy   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systematic Entomology, vol. 26, no. 1   
  Page(s): 33-72   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0307-6970   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Meloidae, blister beetles [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Lawrence, J. F., and A. F. Newton, Jr. / Pakaluk, James, and Stanislaw Adam Slipinski, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1995   
  Article/Chapter Title: Families and subfamilies of Coleoptera (with selected genera, notes, references and data on family-group names)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Biology, Phylogeny, and Classification of Coleoptera: Papers Celebrating the 80th Birthday of Roy A. Crowson, vol. 2   
  Page(s): 779-1006   
  Publisher: Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii PAN   
  Publication Place: Warszawa, Poland   
  ISBN/ISSN: 83-85192-34-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Meloidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pinto, J. D., and M. A. Bologna  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: The New World genera of Meloidae (Coleoptera): a key and synopsis   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Natural History, vol. 33, no. 4   
  Page(s): 569-620   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-2933   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Meloidae, blister beetles [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pinto, John D., and Marco A. Bologna  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family 111. Meloidae Gyllenhal 1810   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Beetles, vol. 2: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea   
  Page(s): 522-529   
  Publisher: CRC Press LLC   
  Publication Place: Boca Raton, Florida, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8493-0954-9   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Meloidae, blister beetles [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division:    
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment:    
 

 

   

 
 Subordinate Taxa  Rank  Verified Standards Met  Verified Min Standards Met  Unverified Percent Standards Met
 
LOADING...
 

A gray graphic bar
Search on:  Any Name or TSN  Common Name  Scientific Name  TSN
In:  Kingdom    


Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in provisions of treaties to which the United States is a party, wildlife statutes, regulations, and any applicable notices that have been published in the Federal Register. For further information on U.S. legal requirements with respect to protected taxa, please contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A gray bar