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Distribution path and Subregions of Japan (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - East Asia - Japan
Taxonomy for Chelonariidae (Turtle 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
Elateriformia (Crowson, 1960)
 24 families, 265 genera, 1574 species
Tree
Superfamily
Japan
Byrrhoidea (Latreille, 1804) (Pill Beetles)
 9 families, 54 genera, 164 species
Tree
Family
Japan
Chelonariidae (Blanchard, 1845) (Turtle beetles) - Systematics
 1 genus, 4 species
Site
Tree
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Genera4    worldwide
Species233    worldwide
Common namesTurtle beetles, Chelonarid beetles, Chelonariid beetles, Chelonariids
AuthorBlanchard, 1845
Distribution
Checklists

Continents:

Eurasia
America
Australasian


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Mesozoic


CountriesArgentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, USA, Venezuela, Vietnam
Links and ReferencesChelonariidae in itis.gov
Chelonariidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Chelonariidae in Japan
Chelonarium japonicum (Nakane, 1963)Info
Chelonarium ohbayashii (Satô, 1964)Info
Chelonarium quadricolle (Bates, 1884)Info
Chelonarium yakushimanum (Nakane, 1963)Info
4 Species in Chelonariidae for Japan listed
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderColeoptera
Beetles, Coleopterans
SuborderPolyphaga
Polyphags
InfraorderElateriformia
SuperfamilyByrrhoidea
Pill Beetles, Water Beetles and Toe-winged Beetles
FamilyChelonariidae
Turtle beetles, Chelonarid beetles, Chelonariid beetles, Chelonariids
AuthorBlanchard, 1845

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