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Distribution path and Subregions of Asia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia
Subregions: Central Asia (Tajikistan, Turkestan), Far East (East Asia, Southeast Asia), Maldives, Mountains Central Asia, North Asia, South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Himalaya, Himalayas, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka), West Asia (Near East, Palestine, Southwest Asia)
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Asia
Class
Asia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 1380 families, 36891 genera, 301505 species
Tree
Subclass
Asia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 1355 families, 36693 genera, 301156 species
Tree
Infraclass
Asia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 1240 families, 36067 genera, 298274 species
Tree
Superorder
Asia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 706 families, 26869 genera, 250928 species
Tree
Order
Asia
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 189 families, 9944 genera, 98158 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
Asia
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     14 families, 1102 genera, 21480 species
Suborder
Asia
    Archostemata (Kolbe, 1908) (Ommatids)
     6 families, 62 genera, 268 species
Suborder
Asia
    Myxophaga (Crowson, 1955) (Microsporids)
     10 families, 53 genera, 114 species
Suborder
Asia
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     153 families, 8683 genera, 76226 species
Suborder
Asia
    Protocoleoptera (Tillyard, 1924)
     6 families, 42 genera, 68 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Asia
Acanthocnemidae (Crowson, 1964) - 3 Species
Ademosynidae (Ponomarenko, 1968) - 21 Species
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 200 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Agyrtidae (Thomson, 1859) - 3 SpeciesPrimitive carrion beetles
Alexiidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 1 Species
Alloioscarabaeidae (Bai & Al., 2012) - 1 Species
Amphizoidae (Leconte, 1853) - 3 SpeciesTrout-stream beetles
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 533 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1470 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 1369 Species
Archeocrypticidae (Kaszab, 1964) - 16 SpeciesCryptic fungus beetles
Artematopodidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 6 SpeciesSoft-bodied plant beetles
Asiocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 11 Species
Aspidytidae (Ribera, Beutel, Balke & Vogler, 2002) - 1 SpeciesCliff water beetles
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1324 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Belidae (Schönherr, 1826) - 9 SpeciesPrimitive weevils
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 38 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Blattocoleidae (Zeuner, 1933) - 2 Species
Bolboceratidae (Mulsant, 1842) -> Bolboceratinae - 1 SpeciesDor beetles
Boridae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesConifer bark beetles
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 283 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 63 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 429 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypsectridae (Leconte & Horn, 1883) - 2 SpeciesTexas beetles
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 29 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 260 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 824 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 201 SpeciesPill beetles
Byturidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1858) - 19 SpeciesFruitworm beetles
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 66 SpeciesCedar beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 1459 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 19577 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Caridae (Thompson, 1992) - 20 Species
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15966 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerophytidae (Latreille, 1834) - 13 SpeciesRare click beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 107 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chelonariidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 24 SpeciesTurtle beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3223 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 138 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 53 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 145 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 456 SpeciesLady cows
Coelocatiniidae (Ponomarenko, 1968) - 9 Species
Colymbotethidae (Ponomarenko, 1993) - 1 Species
Coptoclavidae (Ponomarenko, 1961) - 27 SpeciesExtinct family
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 16 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Crowsoniellidae (Iablokoff-khnzorian, 1983) - 1 SpeciesCrowsoniella relicta
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 90 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 176 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 107 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9797 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 59 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Decliniidae (Nikitsky, Lawrence, Kirejtshuk & Gratshev, 1994) - 2 SpeciesDeclinia relicta
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 574 SpeciesSkin beetles
Derodontidae (Leconte, 1861) - 20 SpeciesTooth-necked fungus beetles
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 115 Species
Dryophthoridae (Schönherr, 1825) -> Dryophthorinae - 1 SpeciesPalm weevils
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 112 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 1594 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 5445 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 324 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Elodophthalmidae (Kirejtshuk & Azar, 2008) - 2 Species
Endecatomidae (Leconte, 1861) - 2 Species
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 680 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 157 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 17 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 35 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Eulichadidae (Crowson, 1973) - 36 SpeciesForest stream beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 521 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaphyridae (Macleay, 1819) - 229 SpeciesThe bumble bee scarab beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 16 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 153 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 31 SpeciesHaliplids
Helophoridae (Leach, 1815) -> Hydrophilidae - 1 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Helotidae (Reitter, 1876) - 109 Species
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 145 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 1533 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 217 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 888 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 238 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydroscaphidae (Leconte, 1874) - 12 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hygrobiidae (Régimbart, 1878) - 1 SpeciesScreech-beetles
Ithyceridae (Schönherr, 1826) - 3 SpeciesNew York weevils
Jacobsoniidae (Heller, 1926) - 9 SpeciesJacobson´s beetles
Jurodidae (Ponomarenko, 1985) - 5 SpeciesSikhotealinia zhiltzovae
Kateretidae (Kirkby, 1837) - 6 SpeciesShort-winged flower beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 742 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Lasiosynidae (Kirejtshuk, Chang, Ren & Kun, 2010) - 45 Species
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 113 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Lebanophytidae (Kirejtshuk, 2013) - 1 Species
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 133 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Lepiceridae (Hinton, 1936) - 1 Species
Liadytidae (Ponomarenko, 1977) - 7 Species
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 156 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lithoscarabaeidae (Nikolajev, 1992) - 3 Species
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 2490 SpeciesStag beetles
Lutrochidae (Kasap & Crowson, 1975) - 1 SpeciesTravertine beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 511 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 44 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Magnocoleidae (Hong, 1998) - 1 Species
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 86 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 177 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 583 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 3968 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 91 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Mesocinetidae (Kirejtshuk & Ponomarenko, 2010) - 10 Species
Micromalthidae (Barber, 1913) - 2 SpeciesTelephone-pole beetles
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 78 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 708 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 37 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 14 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Nemonychidae (Bedel, 1882) - 119 SpeciesPine flower weevils
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 276 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 43 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 21 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Obrieniidae (Zherikhin & Gratshev, 1994) - 10 Species
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 73 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 294 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Omalisidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 5 Species
Omethidae (Leconte, 1861) - 14 SpeciesFalse fireflies
Ommatidae (Sharp & Muir, 1912) - 158 Species
Orsodacnidae (Thomson, 1859) - 2 SpeciesRavenous Leaf Beetles
Oxycorynidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 23 SpeciesOxycorynid weevils
Oxypeltidae (Lacordaire, 1869) - 1 Species
Parandrexidae (Kirejtshuk, 1994) - 5 Species
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 308 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Passandridae (Erichson, 1845) - 3 SpeciesParasitic flat bark beetles
Permocupedidae (Martynov, 1933) - 15 Species
Permosynidae (Tillyard, 1924) - 11 Species
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 57 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Phengodidae (Leconte, 1861) - 35 SpeciesGlowworm beetles
Plastoceridae (Crowson, 1972) - 1 Species
Pleocomidae (Leconte, 1861) - 3 SpeciesRain beetles
Podabrocephalidae (Pic, 1930) - 1 Species
Praelateriidae (Dolin, 1973) - 1 Species
Prionoceridae (Lacaordaire, 1857) - 41 Species
Propalticidae (Crowson, 1952) - 10 Species
Prostomidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 18 SpeciesJugular-horned beetles
Proterhinidae (Fauvel, 1891) - 2 Species
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 152 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Pterogeniidae (Crowson, 1953) - 20 Species
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 22 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 185 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 182 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 47 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Pythidae (Solier, 1834) - 2 SpeciesDead log bark beetles
Rhagophthalmidae (Olivier, 1907) - 13 Species
Rhipiceridae (Latreille, 1834) - 19 SpeciesCicada beetle
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 46 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhombocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 12 Species
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 1663 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Ripiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 1 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 1957 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 85 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5003 SpeciesScarabs
Schizocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 11 Species
Schizophoridae (Ponomarenko, 1968) - 46 Species
Schizopodidae (Leconte, 1859) -> Buprestidae - 1 SpeciesFalse Jewel Beetles
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 256 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 127 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 52 SpeciesScydmaenines
Septiventeridae (Bai & Al., 2013) - 1 Species
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 112 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 196 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Sinisilvanidae (Hong, 2002) -> Silvanidae - 1 Species
Smicripidae (Horn, 1879) - 1 SpeciesPalmetto beetles
Sphaeritidae (Schuckard, 1839) - 4 SpeciesFalse clown beetles
Sphaeriusidae (Erichson, 1845) - 9 SpeciesMinute Bog Beetles
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 19 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 3067 SpeciesRove beetles
Stenotrachelidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 14 SpeciesFalse longhorn beetles
Taldycupedidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 18 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 843 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 51 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Thanerocleridae (Chapin, 1921) - 3 Species
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 38 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Torridincolidae (Steffan, 1964) - 2 Species
Trachypachidae (C. G. Thomson, 1857) - 59 SpeciesFalse ground beetles
Triaplidae (Ponomarenko, 1977) - 4 SpeciesExtinct family
Tricoleidae (Ponomarenko, 1969) -> Asiocoleidae - 1 Species
Trictenotomidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 18 SpeciesCroc beetles
Tritarsidae (Hong, 2002) - 1 Species
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 137 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 71 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Tshekardocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1944) - 1 Species
Ulyanidae (Zherikhin, 1993) - 2 Species
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 32 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 150 SpeciesIronclad beetles
188 Families with 98195 Species in Asia
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Species overview - Checklist for Coleoptera in Asia without family allocation
Aliscarabaeus granulatus (Y. C. Hong, 1983)Info
Forticatinius elegans (J. J. Tan, 2007)Info
Glottocoleus lenticulata (Y. C. Hong, 1982)Info
Lederina imdecorata -> Lederia imdecorataInfo
4 Species in Coleoptera for Asia 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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