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Distribution path and Subregions of Afrotropical (More Checklists)
Path: Ecozones - Afrotropical
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Afrotropical
Class
Afrotropical
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 216 families, 6453 genera, 48135 species
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Subclass
Afrotropical
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 215 families, 6443 genera, 48117 species
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Infraclass
Afrotropical
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 202 families, 6344 genera, 47726 species
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Superorder
Afrotropical
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 182 families, 6210 genera, 47413 species
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Order
Afrotropical
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 16 families, 1044 genera, 10663 species
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Families309    worldwide
Genera43.284    worldwide
Species597.766    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
Afrotropical
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     1 family, 6 genera, 926 species
Suborder
Afrotropical
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     15 families, 1038 genera, 9737 species

Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Afrotropical
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 963 Species
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 926 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 223 SpeciesTrue weevils
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 115 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 18 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 100 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 1 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 2 SpeciesStag beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 2722 SpeciesChafers
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 24 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 787 Species
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4677 SpeciesScarabs
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 8 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 93 SpeciesHide beetles
16 Families with 10663 Species in Afrotropical



Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderColeoptera
Beetles, Coleopterans
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758

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