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Distribution path and Subregions of Australia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Australasia - Australia
Subregions: Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, East Australia (Mulga Lands, Murray Darling Depression, New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria), Heard Island, Lord Howe Islands (Balls Pyramid, Lord Howe Island), McDonald Islands, Northern Territory (Arnhem Land, Barkly Tableland, Central Australia, Darwin, Groote Eylandt, Tiwi Islands), South Australia (Adelaide, Flinders Lofty Block, Kangaroo Island, South Eastern Highlands), Tasmania (King Island, Macquarie Island, Northeast Tasmania, South Tasmania, Tasmanian Central Highlands, Tasmanian Northern Midlands, Tasmanian Northern Slopes, West Tasmania), West Australia (Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton, Jarrah Forest, King George Sound, Perth, Rottnest Island, Swan Coastal Plain)
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Australia
Class
Australia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 838 families, 16641 genera, 91772 species
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Subclass
Australia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 830 families, 16508 genera, 91528 species
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Infraclass
Australia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 791 families, 16324 genera, 90939 species
Tree
Superorder
Australia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 481 families, 12410 genera, 76655 species
Tree
Order
Australia
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 134 families, 4601 genera, 31640 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
Australia
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     7 families, 449 genera, 4146 species
Suborder
Australia
    Archostemata (Kolbe, 1908) (Ommatids)
     2 families, 9 genera, 23 species
Suborder
Australia
    Myxophaga (Crowson, 1955) (Microsporids)
     4 families, 6 genera, 12 species
Suborder
Australia
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     117 families, 4112 genera, 27390 species
Suborder
Australia
    Protocoleoptera (Tillyard, 1924)
     3 families, 7 genera, 33 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Australia
Acanthocnemidae (Crowson, 1964) - 1 Species
Ademosynidae (Ponomarenko, 1968) - 25 Species
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 138 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Alexiidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 2 Species
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 296 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 106 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 279 Species
Archeocrypticidae (Kaszab, 1964) - 30 SpeciesCryptic fungus beetles
Artematopodidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 0 SpeciesSoft-bodied plant beetles
Asiocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 1 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 57 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Belidae (Schönherr, 1826) - 316 SpeciesPrimitive weevils
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 24 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Boganiidae (Sen Gupta & Crowson, 1966) - 5 Species
Boridae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesConifer bark beetles
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 102 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 62 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 213 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 25 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 179 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 1620 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 50 SpeciesPill beetles
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 6 SpeciesCedar beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 126 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3493 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Caridae (Thompson, 1992) - 5 Species
Cavognathidae (Sen Gupta & Crowson, 1966) - 3 Species
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1723 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerophytidae (Latreille, 1834) - 1 SpeciesRare click beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 56 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chalcodryidae (Watt, 1974) - 1 Species
Chelonariidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesTurtle beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3073 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 25 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 24 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 358 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 416 SpeciesLady cows
Colydiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 2 SpeciesCylindrical bark beetles
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 64 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 15 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 88 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 15 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4901 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 5 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 172 SpeciesSkin beetles
Derodontidae (Leconte, 1861) - 1 SpeciesTooth-necked fungus beetles
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 10 Species
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 18 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 593 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 736 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 119 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 54 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 74 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 110 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 197 SpeciesDor beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 20 SpeciesHaliplids
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 12 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 500 SpeciesClown beetles
Hobartiidae (Sen Gupta & Crowson, 1966) - 5 Species
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 79 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 290 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 249 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hygrobiidae (Régimbart, 1878) - 4 SpeciesScreech-beetles
Jacobsoniidae (Heller, 1926) - 6 SpeciesJacobson´s beetles
Kateretidae (Kirkby, 1837) - 1 SpeciesShort-winged flower beetles
Lamingtoniidae (Gupta & Crowson, 1969) - 3 SpeciesLamingtonium binnaberrense
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 120 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 35 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 116 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 28 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 161 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 234 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 12 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 29 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 94 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 1591 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 306 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 11 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 180 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 16 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Myraboliidae (Lawrence & Britton, 1991) - 7 Species
Nemonychidae (Bedel, 1882) - 21 SpeciesPine flower weevils
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 185 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 9 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 12 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 95 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Ommatidae (Sharp & Muir, 1912) - 8 Species
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 51 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Permosynidae (Tillyard, 1924) - 6 Species
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 73 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Phloeostichidae (Reitter, 1911) - 7 Species
Phycosecidae (Crowson, 1952) - 6 Species
Priasilphidae (Crowson, 1973) - 3 Species
Promecheilidae (Lacordaire, 1859) - 3 Species
Propalticidae (Crowson, 1952) - 2 Species
Prostomidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 8 SpeciesJugular-horned beetles
Protocucujidae (Crowson, 1954) - 3 Species
Pselaphidae (Lameere, 1900) -> Pselaphinae - 1 SpeciesShort winged mold beetles
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 18 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 70 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 10 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 222 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 20 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Pythidae (Solier, 1834) - 1 SpeciesDead log bark beetles
Rhinorhipidae (Lawrence, 1988) - 1 SpeciesRhinorhipus tamborinensis
Rhipiceridae (Latreille, 1834) - 9 SpeciesCicada beetle
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 70 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhombocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 1 Species
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 140 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 210 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 33 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1406 SpeciesScarabs
Schizocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 6 Species
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 206 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 19 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 219 SpeciesScydmaenines
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 6 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 72 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Smicripidae (Horn, 1879) - 0 SpeciesPalmetto beetles
Sphaeriusidae (Erichson, 1845) - 4 SpeciesMinute Bog Beetles
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 6 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 1913 SpeciesRove beetles
Taldycupedidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 2 Species
Tasmosalpingidae (Lawrence & Britton, 1991) - 2 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1984 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Thanerocleridae (Chapin, 1921) - 6 Species
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 13 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Trachypachidae (C. G. Thomson, 1857) - 1 SpeciesFalse ground beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 107 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 43 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Ulodidae (Pascoe, 1869) - 0 Species
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 1 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 127 SpeciesIronclad beetles
136 Families with 31604 Species in Australia
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Species overview - Checklist for Coleoptera in Australia without family allocation
Antistydatusa giachinoi (Pace, 2005)Info
Antistydatusa tasmaniensis (Pace, 2005)Info
Apheloodes obliquum (B. Dunstan, 1923)Info
Apheloodes rugosum (B. Dunstan, 1923)Info
Christmas beetle ()Info
Dyscerasphorus laticeps (Blackburn, 1895)Info
Ennaeus bituberculatus (Lea, 1911)Info
Floricateres pusillus -> Peltonyxa pusillaInfo
Isopteroplonyx termitophilus (Lea, 1910)Info
Mimopallensis albonotatus (Pic, 1941)Info
Miocydus brevicornis (Pascoe, 1875)Info
Miocydus prionoides -> Elaptus prionoidesInfo
Orphanotrophium brevis (Lea, 1919)Info
Orphanotrophium dentaticollis (Blackburn, 1891)Info
Orphanotrophium fallax (Seidlitz, 1916)Info
Orphanotrophium frigidum (Blackburn, 1891)Info
Orphanotrophium pallidipennis (Lea, 1895)Info
Pisidium aslini (Kuiper, 1983)Info
Pisidium australiense (Korniushin, 2000)Info
Pisidium carum (Cotton, 1953)Info
Pisidium centrale (Korniushin, 2000)Info
Pisidium etheridgei (E. A. Smith, 1882)Info
Pisidium fultoni (Kuiper, 1983)Info
Pisidium hallae (Kuiper, 1983)Info
Pisidium kosciusko (Iredale, 1943)Info
Pisidium ponderi (Korniushin, 2000)Info
Pisidium tasmanicum (Tenison-woods, 1876)Info
Pseudocisterna bivittata (Breuning, 1939)Info
Punctate flower chafer ()Info
Rhytidoclerus rugosus (Kuwert, 1894)Info
Similisodus ziczac (Mckeown, 1942)Info
Tapas armifer (Besuchet, 2008)Info
Tapas australiae (Lea, 1910)Info
Tapas basseti (Besuchet, 2008)Info
Thoraxocarphurus rhytideres (Lea, 1902)Info
Xestoclerus eximius (Kuwert, 1894)Info
36 Species in Coleoptera for Australia 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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