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Distribution path and Subregions of Afghanistan (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - South Asia - Afghanistan
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Afghanistan
Class
Afghanistan
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 294 families, 1984 genera, 4768 species
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Subclass
Afghanistan
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 291 families, 1977 genera, 4759 species
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Infraclass
Afghanistan
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 288 families, 1974 genera, 4755 species
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Superorder
Afghanistan
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 210 families, 1608 genera, 4039 species
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Order
Afghanistan
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 52 families, 476 genera, 1399 species
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Families309    worldwide
Genera43.284    worldwide
Species597.760    worldwide
Common namesBeetles, Coleopterans
German namesKäfer
Dutch namesKevers
Danish namesBiller
Finnish namesKovakuoriaiset
Norwegian namesBiller
Swedish namesSkalbaggar
Spanish namesEscarabajos, Coleópteros
Italian namesColeotteri
French namesColéoptères
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus, Kaukasia)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)

Antarctica (Antarctic, Subantarctic Islands, Antarctic Islands)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic (West Palaearctic, East Palaearctic)

Nearctic, Afrotropical, Neotropical, Indo-Australian region (Oriental, Malesia)

Holarctic, Indo-Pacific


Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Cambrian, Permian, Ordovician, Carboniferous, Silurian, Devonian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (South Pacific, Pacific Islands, North Pacific, West Pacific)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands)

Indian Ocean (Red Sea, Great Australian Bight)

Arctic Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Somaliland, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesColeoptera in bie.ala.org.au
Coleoptera in szmn.sbras.ru
Coleoptera in faunaeur.org
Coleoptera in itis.gov
Coleoptera in papua-insects.nl
Coleoptera in staffs-ecology.org.uk
Coleoptera in dyntaxa.se
Coleoptera in kaefer-der-welt.de
Coleoptera in Wikipedia (English)
Suborder
Afghanistan
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     3 families, 100 genera, 525 species
Suborder
Afghanistan
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     49 families, 376 genera, 874 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Afghanistan
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 2 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 14 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 93 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 2 SpeciesPill beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 6 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 503 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 58 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 36 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 18 SpeciesLady cows
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 1 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 2 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 59 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 75 SpeciesSkin beetles
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 6 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 19 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 34 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 6 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaphyridae (Macleay, 1819) - 1 SpeciesThe bumble bee scarab beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 2 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 16 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 3 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 5 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 21 SpeciesStag beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 69 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 56 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesPintail beetles
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesSap beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 2 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 8 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSpider beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 9 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 17 Species
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 124 SpeciesScarabs
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 3 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 3 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 1 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 54 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 5 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
52 Families with 1402 Species in Afghanistan
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderColeoptera
Beetles, Coleopterans
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758

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