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Distribution path and Subregions of America (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America
Subregions: Caribbean (Caribbean islands), Central America (Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama), North America (Bermuda Islands, Canada, Eastern North America, Greenland, Mexico, Rocky Mountains, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, USA), South America (Amazon basin, Andes, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Guyana, Northern South America, Paraguay, Peru, Surinam, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela)
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in America
Class
America
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 1260 families, 37523 genera, 346029 species
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Subclass
America
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 1233 families, 37258 genera, 345526 species
Tree
Infraclass
America
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 1103 families, 36609 genera, 341854 species
Tree
Superorder
America
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 612 families, 28784 genera, 292863 species
Tree
Order
America
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 170 families, 10199 genera, 98658 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
America
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     8 families, 757 genera, 13543 species
Suborder
America
    Archostemata (Kolbe, 1908) (Ommatids)
     3 families, 9 genera, 24 species
Suborder
America
    Myxophaga (Crowson, 1955) (Microsporids)
     4 families, 9 genera, 40 species
Suborder
America
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     149 families, 9413 genera, 85026 species
Suborder
America
    Protocoleoptera (Tillyard, 1924)
     5 families, 8 genera, 15 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in America
Ademosynidae (Ponomarenko, 1968) - 7 Species
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 205 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Agyrtidae (Thomson, 1859) - 14 SpeciesPrimitive carrion beetles
Alexiidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 5 Species
Amphizoidae (Leconte, 1853) - 3 SpeciesTrout-stream beetles
Anobiidae (Fleming, 1821) - 5 SpeciesDeath watch beetles
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 521 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 780 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 1433 Species
Archeocrypticidae (Kaszab, 1964) - 15 SpeciesCryptic fungus beetles
Artematopodidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 37 SpeciesSoft-bodied plant beetles
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 548 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Belidae (Schönherr, 1826) - 29 SpeciesPrimitive weevils
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 10 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Bolboceratidae (Mulsant, 1842) - 2 SpeciesDor beetles
Boridae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 2 SpeciesConifer bark beetles
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 357 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 59 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 561 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypsectridae (Leconte & Horn, 1883) - 3 SpeciesTexas beetles
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 36 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 377 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 1398 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 93 SpeciesPill beetles
Byturidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1858) - 10 SpeciesFruitworm beetles
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 40 SpeciesCedar beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 806 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11367 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Caridae (Thompson, 1992) - 5 Species
Cavognathidae (Sen Gupta & Crowson, 1966) - 1 Species
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12890 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerophytidae (Latreille, 1834) - 20 SpeciesRare click beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 115 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Cetoniidae (Leach, 1815) -> Scarabaeidae - 1 SpeciesFlower scarabs
Chelonariidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 188 SpeciesTurtle beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6634 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 277 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 54 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 355 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Cneoglossidae (Champion, 1897) - 9 Species
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 651 SpeciesLady cows
Colydiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 4 SpeciesCylindrical bark beetles
Colymbotethidae (Ponomarenko, 1993) - 1 Species
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 156 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 236 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 308 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 20 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 19645 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 9 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 492 SpeciesSkin beetles
Derodontidae (Leconte, 1861) - 14 SpeciesTooth-necked fungus beetles
Diphyllostomatidae (Holloway, 1972) - 3 SpeciesFalse stag beetles
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 37 Species
Dryophthoridae (Schönherr, 1825) - 3 SpeciesPalm weevils
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 104 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 1768 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 4033 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 406 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endecatomidae (Leconte, 1861) - 3 Species
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 430 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 165 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 31 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 111 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Eulichadidae (Crowson, 1973) - 5 SpeciesForest stream beetles
Georyssidae (Laporte, 1819) - 2 SpeciesMinute mud-loving beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 350 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaphyridae (Macleay, 1819) - 15 SpeciesThe bumble bee scarab beetles
Glaphyropteridae (Pongracz, 1935) - 1 Species
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 36 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 216 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 98 SpeciesHaliplids
Helotidae (Reitter, 1876) - 3 Species
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 173 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 1639 SpeciesClown beetles
Hobartiidae (Sen Gupta & Crowson, 1966) - 1 Species
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 287 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 243 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 655 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydroscaphidae (Leconte, 1874) - 6 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Ithyceridae (Schönherr, 1826) - 2 SpeciesNew York weevils
Jacobsoniidae (Heller, 1926) - 3 SpeciesJacobson´s beetles
Kateretidae (Kirkby, 1837) - 2 SpeciesShort-winged flower beetles
Labradorocoleidae (Ponomarenko, 1969) - 1 Species
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 1378 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Lathridiidae (Redtenbacher, 1845) - 2 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 303 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 314 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 152 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 410 SpeciesStag beetles
Lutrochidae (Kasap & Crowson, 1975) - 11 SpeciesTravertine beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 204 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 24 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Mauroniscidae (Majer, 1995) - 27 SpeciesMauroniscid Beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 42 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 171 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 1064 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 3202 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 550 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Meruidae (Spangler & Steiner, 2005) - 1 SpeciesMeru phyllisae
Micromalthidae (Barber, 1913) - 1 SpeciesTelephone-pole beetles
Monommatidae (Blanchard, 1845) -> Monommatini - 1 Species
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 144 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 764 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 50 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 89 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Nemonychidae (Bedel, 1882) - 53 SpeciesPine flower weevils
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 296 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 22 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 78 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 71 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 150 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Omethidae (Leconte, 1861) - 12 SpeciesFalse fireflies
Ommatidae (Sharp & Muir, 1912) - 3 Species
Orsodacnidae (Thomson, 1859) - 31 SpeciesRavenous Leaf Beetles
Oxycorynidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 57 SpeciesOxycorynid weevils
Oxypeltidae (Lacordaire, 1869) - 4 Species
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 521 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Perimylopidae (St. George, 1939) -> Promecheilidae - 1 Species
Permocupedidae (Martynov, 1933) - 3 Species
Permosynidae (Tillyard, 1924) - 3 Species
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 148 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Phengodidae (Leconte, 1861) - 308 SpeciesGlowworm beetles
Plastoceridae (Crowson, 1972) - 16 Species
Platypodidae (Shuckard, 1840) -> Curculionidae - 1 SpeciesAmbrosia beetles
Pleocomidae (Leconte, 1861) - 43 SpeciesRain beetles
Priasilphidae (Crowson, 1973) - 1 Species
Prionoceridae (Lacaordaire, 1857) - 1 Species
Promecheilidae (Lacordaire, 1859) - 12 Species
Propalticidae (Crowson, 1952) - 3 Species
Prostomidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 3 SpeciesJugular-horned beetles
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 60 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 141 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 233 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 796 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 71 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Pythidae (Solier, 1834) - 11 SpeciesDead log bark beetles
Rhipiceridae (Latreille, 1834) - 9 SpeciesCicada beetle
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 86 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 449 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Ripiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 3 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 2234 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 88 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4142 SpeciesScarabs
Schizocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 8 Species
Schizopodidae (Leconte, 1859) - 12 SpeciesFalse Jewel Beetles
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 73 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scolytidae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesBark beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 101 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 42 SpeciesScydmaenines
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 56 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 231 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Smicripidae (Horn, 1879) - 3 SpeciesPalmetto beetles
Sphaeritidae (Schuckard, 1839) - 1 SpeciesFalse clown beetles
Sphaeriusidae (Erichson, 1845) - 4 SpeciesMinute Bog Beetles
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 30 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 5857 SpeciesRove beetles
Stenotrachelidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 16 SpeciesFalse longhorn beetles
Synchroidae (Lacordaire, 1859) - 1 SpeciesSynchroa bark beetles
Telegeusidae (Leconte, 1861) - 6 SpeciesGlowworm beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 564 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 63 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Thanerocleridae (Chapin, 1921) - 3 Species
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 55 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Torridincolidae (Steffan, 1964) - 22 Species
Trachypachidae (C. G. Thomson, 1857) - 12 SpeciesFalse ground beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 145 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 246 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Tshekardocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1944) - 1 Species
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 33 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 419 SpeciesIronclad beetles
170 Families with 98714 Species in America
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Species overview - Checklist for Coleoptera in America without family allocation
Anthobatula multipilis -> Pentaria multipilisInfo
Leptoderis collaris (Linnaeus, 1767)Info
Pterostychus adoxus ()Info
Pterostychus caudicalis ()Info
Pterostychus coracinus ()Info
Pterostychus corvinus ()Info
Pterostychus luctuosus ()Info
Pterostychus melanurius ()Info
Pterostychus mutus ()Info
Pterostychus stygicus ()Info
10 Species in Coleoptera for America listed without family allocation
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderColeoptera
Beetles, Coleopterans
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758

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