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Distribution path and Subregions of Belgium (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - West Europe - Benelux - Belgium
Subregions: Brussels, Flanders, Wallonia
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Belgium
Class
Belgium
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 437 families, 4259 genera, 13376 species
Tree
Subclass
Belgium
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 435 families, 4255 genera, 13371 species
Tree
Infraclass
Belgium
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 418 families, 4209 genera, 13273 species
Tree
Superorder
Belgium
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 301 families, 3586 genera, 11904 species
Tree
Order
Belgium
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 97 families, 1463 genera, 5293 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
Belgium
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     6 families, 163 genera, 962 species
Suborder
Belgium
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     91 families, 1300 genera, 4331 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Belgium
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 11 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Agyrtidae (Thomson, 1859) - 2 SpeciesPrimitive carrion beetles
Alexiidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 1 Species
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 15 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 23 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 135 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 2 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 15 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 14 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 110 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 45 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 13 SpeciesPill beetles
Byturidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1858) - 2 SpeciesFruitworm beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 44 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 759 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 291 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerophytidae (Latreille, 1834) - 1 SpeciesRare click beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 371 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 25 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 5 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 78 SpeciesLady cows
Colydiidae (Erichson, 1842) -> Colydiinae - 1 SpeciesCylindrical bark beetles
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 6 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 37 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 770 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 47 SpeciesSkin beetles
Derodontidae (Leconte, 1861) - 1 SpeciesTooth-necked fungus beetles
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 13 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 155 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 107 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 21 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endecatomidae (Leconte, 1861) - 1 Species
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 25 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 1 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 13 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesDor beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 22 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 23 SpeciesHaliplids
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 21 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 55 SpeciesClown beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 41 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 450 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hygrobiidae (Régimbart, 1878) - 1 SpeciesScreech-beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 4 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 31 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 80 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 3 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 8 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 3 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 3 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 13 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 19 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 27 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 21 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 22 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 52 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Nemonychidae (Bedel, 1882) - 2 SpeciesPine flower weevils
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 164 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 1 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 2 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 21 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Omalisidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 1 Species
Orsodacnidae (Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesRavenous Leaf Beetles
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Phloiophilidae (Kiesenwetter, 1863) - 1 Species
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 1 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 51 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 82 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 5 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Pythidae (Solier, 1834) - 1 SpeciesDead log bark beetles
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 1 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 52 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 9 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 59 SpeciesScarabs
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 16 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 17 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 28 SpeciesScydmaenines
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 35 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 7 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Sphaeritidae (Schuckard, 1839) - 1 SpeciesFalse clown beetles
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 1 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 524 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 67 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 5 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 5 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 16 SpeciesIronclad beetles
97 Families with 5340 Species in Belgium
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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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