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Distribution path and Subregions of Argentina (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - South America - Argentina
Subregions: Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chaco, Chubut, Cordoba, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Jujuy, Mendoza, Misiones, Neuquén, North Argentina (Northeast Argentina, Sunchal Formation), San Juan Province, Santa Cruz, Santa Fé Province, South Argentina, Tierra del Fuego, Tucumán
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Argentina
Class
Argentina
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 551 families, 5432 genera, 16298 species
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Subclass
Argentina
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 547 families, 5424 genera, 16289 species
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Infraclass
Argentina
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 511 families, 5314 genera, 16038 species
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Superorder
Argentina
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 329 families, 4391 genera, 13912 species
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Order
Argentina
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 100 families, 1702 genera, 4985 species
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Families309    worldwide
Genera43.284    worldwide
Species597.765    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
Argentina
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     6 families, 175 genera, 758 species
Suborder
Argentina
    Archostemata (Kolbe, 1908) (Ommatids)
     2 families, 3 genera, 5 species
Suborder
Argentina
    Myxophaga (Crowson, 1955) (Microsporids)
     1 family, 1 genus, 8 species
Suborder
Argentina
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     89 families, 1520 genera, 4205 species
Suborder
Argentina
    Protocoleoptera (Tillyard, 1924)
     2 families, 3 genera, 9 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Argentina
Ademosynidae (Ponomarenko, 1968) - 7 Species
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 6 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 17 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 8 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 115 Species
Archeocrypticidae (Kaszab, 1964) - 2 SpeciesCryptic fungus beetles
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 8 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Belidae (Schönherr, 1826) - 5 SpeciesPrimitive weevils
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 2 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 39 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 2 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 79 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 7 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 16 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byturidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1858) - 1 SpeciesFruitworm beetles
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 1 SpeciesCedar beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 9 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 722 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Caridae (Thompson, 1992) - 1 Species
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1034 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerophytidae (Latreille, 1834) - 3 SpeciesRare click beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chelonariidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 3 SpeciesTurtle beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 272 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 17 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 3 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 7 SpeciesLady cows
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 2 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 4 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 680 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 18 SpeciesSkin beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 24 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 292 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 9 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 1 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 55 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 2 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 1 SpeciesHaliplids
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 17 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 25 SpeciesClown beetles
Hobartiidae (Sen Gupta & Crowson, 1966) - 1 Species
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 32 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 4 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 28 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 8 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 9 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 11 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 45 SpeciesStag beetles
Lutrochidae (Kasap & Crowson, 1975) - 1 SpeciesTravertine beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Mauroniscidae (Majer, 1995) - 7 SpeciesMauroniscid Beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 93 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 204 SpeciesChafers
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 4 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 26 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 5 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Nemonychidae (Bedel, 1882) - 13 SpeciesPine flower weevils
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 1 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 4 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 12 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 7 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Ommatidae (Sharp & Muir, 1912) - 1 Species
Oxycorynidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 10 SpeciesOxycorynid weevils
Oxypeltidae (Lacordaire, 1869) - 4 Species
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 26 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Permosynidae (Tillyard, 1924) - 2 Species
Phengodidae (Leconte, 1861) - 19 SpeciesGlowworm beetles
Promecheilidae (Lacordaire, 1859) - 5 Species
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 8 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 4 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 5 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 12 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 104 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 508 SpeciesScarabs
Schizocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 8 Species
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 3 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 5 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 4 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 2 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 53 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 7 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Trachypachidae (C. G. Thomson, 1857) - 2 SpeciesFalse ground beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 41 SpeciesHide beetles
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 17 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 9 SpeciesIronclad beetles
100 Families with 4988 Species in Argentina
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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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