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Distribution path and Subregions of Japan (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - East Asia - Japan
Taxonomy for Brachypteridae (Short-winged Flower Beetles) in Japan
Class
Japan
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 624 families, 8821 genera, 32571 species
Tree
Subclass
Japan
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 619 families, 8801 genera, 32545 species
Tree
Infraclass
Japan
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 594 families, 8685 genera, 32197 species
Tree
Superorder
Japan
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 398 families, 7304 genera, 28738 species
Tree
Order
Japan
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 119 families, 2428 genera, 9623 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Japan
Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
 109 families, 2142 genera, 7442 species
Tree
Infraorder
Japan
Cucujiformia (Lameere, 1938)
 59 families, 1381 genera, 4173 species
Tree
Superfamily
Japan
Cucujoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Sap Beetles)
 22 families, 217 genera, 527 species
Tree
Family
Japan
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) (Short-winged Flower Beetles) - Systematics
 3 genera, 5 species
Site
Tree
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Genera11    worldwide
Species255    worldwide
Common namesShort-winged Flower Beetles
AuthorErichson, 1845
Distribution
Checklists

Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Australasian


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic


CountriesAlgeria, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tunisia, Turkey, USA, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Taxonomic statusSynonymus of Kateretidae
Links and ReferencesBrachypteridae in itis.gov

Species overview - Checklist for Brachypteridae in Japan
Brachypterus urticae (Fabricius, 1792)Nettle Pollen BeetleInfo
Heterhelus scutellaris (Heer, 1841)Info
Heterhelus solani (Heer, 1841)Info
Kateretes japonicus (Hisamatsu, 1985)Info
Kateretes takagii (Hisamatsu, 2006)Info
5 Species in Brachypteridae for Japan listed
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderColeoptera
Beetles, Coleopterans
SuborderPolyphaga
Polyphags
InfraorderCucujiformia
SuperfamilyCucujoidea
Sap Beetles, Bark Beetles, Fungus Beetles, Lady Beetles, Ladybirds, Silken Fungus Beetles, Minute Brown Scavenger Beetles, Root-eating Beetles, Pollen Beetles
FamilyBrachypteridae
Short-winged Flower Beetles
AuthorErichson, 1845

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