Mendozella was revised by Lanteri (1989) and includes two species, the type M. curvispinis and M. hirsuta (Lanteri & del Río 2016), both endemic to Mendoza province and characterized by the presence of long erect setae on elytra.
Mendozella curvispinis differentiates from M. hirsuta mainly by the presence of a large tooth-like tubercle at the elytral humeri, the brownish scaly vestiture, and the presence of a line of denticles on the inner margin of all tibiae.
Mouthparts were studied by Díaz et al. (1990a) and details of vestiture were published in Coscarón et al. (1991).
Larrea divaricata Cav. (Lanteri et al. 2002a).
Associated with typical vegetation of Monte biogeographical province, mainly characterized by the presence of Prosopis sp (Fabaceae) and Larrea sp (Zygophyllaceae).