Mecodema costellum

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Mecodema costellum obesum


Taxonavigation: Adephaga 

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: Crustacea
Superclassis: Allotriocarida
Classis: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Adephaga

Familia: Carabidae
Subfamilia: Broscinae
Tribus: Broscini
Genus: Mecodema
Species: Mecodema costellum

Subspecies: M. c. costellum – M. c. gordonense – M. c. lewisi – M. c. obesum


Mecodema costellum Broun, 1903: 451


  • Mecodema gordonense
  • Mecodema lewisi
  • Mecodema obesum


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Edwards, J.S. 1950: Insects from Lake Waikaremoana. Tane, 3(1): 33. [record of indet. costellum-group species]
  • Townsend, J.I. 1990. Sub-fossil remains of Mecodema costella (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Weta 13(2): 35–37. Reference page
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