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Distribution path and Subregions of Benin (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Benin
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Benin
Class
Benin
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 147 families, 875 genera, 1907 species
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Subclass
Benin
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 147 families, 875 genera, 1907 species
Tree
Infraclass
Benin
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 142 families, 856 genera, 1861 species
Tree
Superorder
Benin
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 96 families, 657 genera, 1564 species
Tree
Order
Benin
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 24 families, 286 genera, 645 species
Site
Tree
Show Info
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
Benin
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     3 families, 81 genera, 253 species
Suborder
Benin
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     21 families, 205 genera, 392 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Benin
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 18 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesJewel beetles
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 246 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 190 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 5 SpeciesSkin beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) -> Elaterinae - 1 SpeciesSkipjacks
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesDor beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 1 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 2 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 8 SpeciesStag beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 5 SpeciesChafers
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesPintail beetles
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 35 Species
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 99 SpeciesScarabs
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 1 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 2 SpeciesHide beetles
24 Families with 645 Species in Benin
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Species overview - Checklist for Coleoptera in Benin
Species with ANext  
Abacetus crenulatus -> Abacetus haemorrhousInfo
Abacetus cribratellus (Straneo, 1964)Info
Abacetus cribricollis (Dejean, 1831)Info
Abacetus dahomeyanus (Straneo, 1940)Info
Abacetus discolor (Roth, 1851)Info
Abacetus germanus (Chaudoir, 1876)Info
Abacetus germanus nigerianus (Straneo, 1939)Info
Abacetus haemorrhous (Chaudoir, 1878)Info
Abacetus mouffleti (Chaudoir, 1876)Info
Abacetus natalensis (Chaudoir, 1869)Info
Abacetus senegalensis (Dejean, 1831)Info
Abacetus treichi (Alluaud, 1935)Info
Abacetus villiersi (Straneo, 1951)Info
Acmocera olympiana (Thomson, 1858)Info
Acridoschema isidori bicoloripenne (Breuning, 1961)Info
Acritodes maximus (Gomy, 2005)Info
Acupalpus alumnus (Basilewsky, 1946)Info
Acupalpus punduanus (Basilewsky, 1946)Info
Adoretus bechynei (Frey, 1970)Info
Adoretus cachecticus (Ohaus, 1913)Info
Adoretus cylindricus (Frey, 1970)Info
Adoretus depressus (Frey, 1973)Info
Adoretus deschampsi (Limbourg & Coache, 2014)Info
Adoretus goergeni (Limbourg, 2012)Info
Adoretus legalli (Limbourg, 2014)Info
Adoretus obscurus (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Adoretus pubipennis (Castelnau, 1840)Info
Adoretus radicosus (Machatschke, 1958)Info
Adoretus rainoni (Limbourg & Coache, 2014)Info
Adoretus similis (Benderitter, 1922)Info
Adoretus simulatus (Benderitter, 1927)Info
Agonidium rugosicolle (Gemminger & Harold, 1868)Info
Amblystomus quadrillum (Dejean, 1829)Info
Anachalcos convexus (Boheman, 1857)Info
Analeptes trifasciata (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Anatragus pulchellus (Westwood, 1845)Info
Anelaphinis deplanata (Moser, 1907)Info
Angionychus lividus (Klug, 1853)Info
Anomala distinguenda (Blanchard, 1851)Info
Anomala drusilla (Ohaus, 1925)Info
Anomala goergeni (Limbourg, 2005)Info
Anomala nigrosulcata (Candeze, 1869)Info
Anomala obscuroaenea (Fairmaire, 1887)Info
Anomala palleopyga (Benderitter, 1923)Info
Anomala plebeja -> Anomala posteriorInfo
Anomala posterior (Harold, 1869)Info
Anomala rubra (Benderitter, 1923)Info
Anomala tibialis (Schaeffer, 1906)Tibial ScarabInfo
Anomala vitticollis phrixa (Ohaus, 1925)Info
Anomotoma octocostata (Quedenfeldt, 1885)Info
Anoncopeucus curvatus (Burgeon, 1936)Info
Anoncopeucus curvipes (Dejean & Boisduval, 1829)Info
Anthia galla (J.thomson, 1859)Info
Anthia galla galla (J. Thomson, 1859)Info
Anthia lunae (J.thomson, 1859)Info
Anthia lunae bordasii (Roger, 1899)Info
Aphodius senegalensis -> Calocolobopterus senegalensisInfo
Apocaulus foveiceps (Harold, 1878)Info
Apoderus anxius -> Homapoderus anxiusInfo
Apomecyna binubila (Pascoe, 1858)Info
Apomecyna trifasciata (Quedenfeldt, 1883)Info
Archicolliuris dimidiata (Chaudoir, 1848)Info
Archicolliuris senegalensis -> Archicolliuris dimidiataInfo
Archophanes cratericollis (Fairmaire, 1894)Info
Arielina strigifrons (Moser, 1911)Info
Armatosterna buquetiana (White, 1856)Info
Arsinoe triguttata (Facchini, 2011)Info
Asbecesta verticalis (Laboissière, 1937)Info
Aspilus angustatus (Westwood, 1874)Info
Aulacopus reticulatus (Audinet-serville, 1832)Info
Auriolus presidentialis (Lepesme, 1947)Info
Axinotoma fallax (Dejean, 1829)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Batrachorhina biapicata (Chevrolat, 1857)Info
Bembidion mixtum -> Bembidion obscurellum obscurellumInfo
Bembidion obscurellum obscurellum (Motschulsky, 1844)Info
Blepisanis aurivillii (Breuning, 1951)Info
Bolbaffer splendidus (Petrovitz, 1969)Info
Bolbocaffer gautieri (Boucomont, 1910)Info
Bolbocaffer politum (Westwood, 1848)Info
Brachinus sericeus (Dejean, 1831)Info
Bradybaenus scalaris (Olivier, 1808)Info
Bradybaenus scalaris scalaris (Olivier, 1808)Info
Bradybaenus sellatus (Dejean, 1831)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Caccobius cavatus (D´orbigny, 1908)Info
Caccobius ferrugineus (Fahraeus, 1857)Info
Caccobius punctatissimus (Harold, 1867)Info
Caelostomus immarginatus (Straneo, 1938)Info
Caelostomus punctifrons (Chaudoir, 1850)Info
Caelostomus striatocollis (Dejean, 1831)Info
Caelostomus striatocollis striatocollis (Dejean, 1831)Info
Callistomimus alluaudi (Maindron, 1909)Info
Callistomimus nodieri (Alluaud, 1932)Info
Calocolobopterus senegalensis (Klug, 1835)Info
Calomera fimbriata (Dejean, 1831)Info
Calosoma senegalense (Dejean, 1831)Info
Campsiura scutellata (Fabricius, 1801)Info
Carabidomemnus mollicellus (C.a. Dohrn, 1880)Info
Catascopus beauvoisi (Castelnau, 1835)Info
Catascopus beauvoisi beauvoisi (Laporte, 1835)Info
Catascopus specularis (Imhoff, 1843)Info
Catascopus uelensis (Burgeon, 1930)Info
Cerapterus horni (Reichensperger, 1925)Info
Cerapterus lafertei (Westwood, 1850)Info
Cerapterus leoninus (H. Kolbe, 1926)Info
Cerasphorus hirticornis (Audinet-serville, 1834)Info
Ceratocentrus spinicornis (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Ceroplesis adusta (Harold, 1879)Info
Ceroplesis aestuans (Olivier, 1795)Info
Ceroplesis aestuans guineensis (Hintz, 1920)Info
Ceroplesis calabarica (Chevrolat, 1858)Info
Ceroplesis hecate (Chevrolat, 1855)Info
Ceroplesis orientalis (Herbst, 1786)Info
Ceroplesis quinquefasciata (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Cetonia aurata (Linnaeus, 1758)Goldsmith beetleInfo
Chaetadoretus cinerarius (Burmeister, 1844)Info
Chaetadoretus saetipennis (Ohaus, 1914)Info
Chaetadoretus siganus (Ohaus, 1928)Info
Chaetodera regalis (Dejean, 1831)Info
Chaetodera regalis regalis (Dejean, 1831)Info
Chalconotus aurescens (Bates, 1888)Info
Chalconotus convexus -> Anachalcos convexusInfo
Chalconotus cupreus (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Chariesthes analis (Jordan, 1894)Info
Chariesthes bella (Dalman, 1817)Info
Chariesthes donovani (Jordan, 1903)Info
Chariesthes presidentialis (Lepesme, 1947)Info
Chlaenius alutaceus (Gebler, 1829)Info
Chlaenius ammon (Fabricius, 1801)Info
Chlaenius boisduvalii (Dejean, 1831)Info
Chlaenius borgouensis (Kirschenhofer, 2007)Info
Chlaenius caecus (Dejean, 1831)Info
Chlaenius conformis (Dejean, 1831)Info
Chlaenius cribricollis -> Chlaenius alutaceusInfo
Chlaenius discicollis -> Chlaenius neposInfo
Chlaenius insignis (Chaudoir, 1876)Info
Chlaenius insignis insignis (Chaudoir, 1876)Info
Chlaenius meticulosus (Laferté-sénectère, 1851)Info
Chlaenius nepos (Chaudoir, 1876)Info
Chlaenius obtusus (Dejean, 1831)Info
Chlaenius obtusus obtusus (Dejean, 1831)Info
Chlaenius oculatus (Fabricius, 1801)Info
Chlaenius oculatus oculatus (Fabricius, 1801)Info
Chlaenius pendjariensis (Kirschenhofer, 2011)Info
Chlaenius quadripustulatus (Dejean, 1831)Info
Chlaenius saginatus (Laferté-sénectère, 1851)Info
Chlaenius sennaariensis (Chaudoir, 1856)Info
Chlaenius sennaariensis spectabilis (Gemminger & Harold, 1868)Info
Chlaenius synaptus (Alluaud, 1918)Info
Chlaenius waddellii (Murray, 1858)Info
Chlorocala africana parcius (Schauer, 1941)Info
Chlorocala conjux (Harold, 1880)Info
Chlorocala nigricollis (Kraatz, 1880)Info
Chromacilla discoidalis -> Chromacilla micansInfo
Chromacilla discoidalis discoidalis (Bates, 1879)Info
Chromacilla igneicollis igneicollis (Hope, 1843)Info
Chromacilla micans (Fabricius, 1801)Info
Chromalizus afer (Linnaeus, 1771)Info
Chromalizus afer afer (Linnaeus, 1771)Info
Chromalizus basalis (White, 1853)Info
Chromalizus fragrans (Dalman, 1817)Info
Chromalizus fragrans fragrans (Dalman, 1817)Info
Cicindela cincta (Olivier, 1790)Info
Cicindela fimbriata (Dejean, 1831)Info
Cicindela fimbriata fimbriata (Dejean, 1831)Info
Cicindela interrupta -> Cicindela sturmiInfo
Cicindela japana japana (Motschulsky, 1858)Info
Cicindela littoralis nemoralis (A.g.olivier, 1790)Info
Cicindela lugubris (Dejean, 1825)Info
Cicindela nysa nysa (Guérin-ménéville, 1849)Info
Cicindela sahy (Alluaud, 1902)Info
Cicindela semicincta (Brullé, 1834)Info
Cicindela sturmi (Ménétriése, 1832)Info
Cicindela sylvatica sylvatica (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Cicindela turkestanica gissariensis (Dokhtouroff, 1885)Info
Cicindela vittata (Fabricius, 1801)Info
Clastocnemis distinctus (Antoine, 2005)Info
Clivina consobrina (Putzeys, 1866)Info
Clivina dumolinii (Putzeys, 1846)Info
Clivina madagascariensis (Putzeys, 1846)Info
Clivina planiceps (Putzeys, 1863)Info
Clivina rugiceps -> Clivina planicepsInfo
Cloniophorus sulcatulus sulcatulus (White, 1853)Info
Clypeodrepanus strigatus (Janssens, 1953)Info
Conamblys latus (Quedenfeldt, 1882)Info
Copris angustus (Nguyen-phung & Cambefort, 1986)Info
Copris carmelita (Fabricius, 1801)Info
Copris harrisi (Waterhouse, 1891)Info
Coptodera laticollis (Laferté-sénectère, 1849)Info
Coptodera rugiceps (Murray, 1857)Info
Cordylomera lepesmei (Duffy, 1952)Info
Cordylomera spinicornis (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Corus pseudocostiger (Breuning, 1936)Info
Cosmiophaena minor flavoguttata (Kolbe, 1892)Info
Craspedophorus angularis (Schaum, 1863)Info
Craspedophorus erichsonii (Hope, 1842)Info
Craspedophorus grossus (Hope, 1842)Info
Craspedophorus laevifrons (Schaum, 1863)Info
Craspedophorus oxygonus (Chaudoir, 1861)Info
Craspedophorus ruficrus (Laferté-sénectère, 1851)Info
Craspedophorus strachani (Hope, 1842)Info
Craspedophorus strachani strachani (Hope, 1842)Info
Craspedophorus tetrastigma (Chaudoir, 1850)Info
Cratohaerea chrysopyga (W. Horn, 1892)Info
Cratohaerea chrysopyga chrysopyga (W.horn, 1892)Info
Crossocnemis colmanti (Lameere, 1903)Info
Crossotus tubericollis (Fairmaire, 1891)Info
Cybister marginicollis (Boheman, 1848)Info
Cybister tripunctatus (Olivier, 1795)Three-punctured diving beetleInfo
Cybister vicinus (Zimmermann, 1917)Info
Cybister vulneratus -> Gyretes vulneratusInfo
Cylindera decellei (Basilewsky, 1968)Info
Cylindera labioaenea labioaenea (W.horn, 1892)Info
Cylindera octoguttata (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Cylindera octoguttata octoguttata (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Cylindera viridilabris -> Cylindera labioaenea labioaeneaInfo
Cyphonistes tuberculifrons (Quedenfeldt, 1884)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dere minor (Jordan, 1894)Info
Dere viridicincta (Aurivillius, 1907)Info
Dermestes maculatus (Degeer, 1774)Info
Dermestes maculatus (Degeer, 1774)Hide beetleInfo
Dermestes semistriatus -> Dermestes maculatusInfo
Derolus subaureus (Jordan, 1894)Info
Diadelia subfasciata (Jordan, 1894)Info
Diastocera trifasciata -> Agapanthia talassicaInfo
Dichostates occidentalis (Breuning, 1954)Info
Dichostates quadripunctatus (Chevrolat, 1855)Info
Dicronorrhina cavifrons (Westwood, 1841)Info
Dicronorrhina micans (Drury, 1773)Info
Dicronorrhina micans kouensis (Legrand, Bouyer, Juhel & Camiade, 2006)Info
Dineutus aereus (Klug In Ehrenberg, 1834)Info
Dineutus subspinosus (Klug In Ehrenberg, 1834)Info
Diorthus cinereus (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Dissaporus cachani (Lepesme & Breuning, 1958)Info
Distichus gagatinus (Dejean, 1831)Info
Djabiria geniculata (Duvivier, 1891)Info
Drypta nigricornis (Basilewsky, 1960)Info
Dymusia romyae (Beinhundner, 2013)Info
Dyschiriodes arcanus (Bruneau De Mire, 1952)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Ectenognathus dryptoides (Murray, 1958)Info
Elaphropus auberti (Bruneau De Mire, 1964)Info
Elaphropus faustus (Péringuey, 1896)Info
Elaphropus spurius (Péringuey, 1896)Info
Elaphropus tecospilus (Basilewsky, 1948)Info
Enaretta castelnaudii (Thomson, 1864)Info
Eodrepanus bechynei (Janssens, 1953)Info
Epidichostates strandi (Breuning, 1935)Info
Epidichostates strandi strandi (Breuning, 1935)Info
Epigraphus arcuatocollis (Murray, 1857)Info
Eucolliuris olivieri (Buquet, 1864)Info
Eudicella colmanti (Bream, 1907)Info
Eudicella colmanti edohi (Allard, 1991)Info
Eulepida baumanni -> Lepidiota baumanniInfo
Eunidia fuscostictica (Breuning, 1939)Info
Eunidia guttulata -> Eunidia thomseniInfo
Eunidia thomseni (Distant, 1898)Info
Euoniticellus triangulatus (Harold, 1873)Info
Euryarthron gibbosum (W. Horn, 1894)Info
Euryarthron planatoflavum (W. Horn, 1922)Info
Eurysops esau (Chevrolat, 1855)Info
Euryspeonomus eloseguii (Español, 1948)Info
Exocentrus sudanicus (Aurivillius, 1927)Info
Exoxyomus curvus (Schmidt, 1909)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Frea curta (Chevrolat, 1858)Info
Frea floccifera (Quedenfeldt, 1885)Info
Freadelpha eremita (Westwood, 1844)Info
Freadelpha eremita eremita (Westwood, 1845)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Galerita africana (Dejean, 1825)Info
Galerita interstitialis (Dejean, 1831)Info
Galerita marginicollis (Castelnau, 1834)Info
Genuchus perditus (Westwood, 1874)Info
Glenea apicalis -> Glenea apicaloidesInfo
Glenea apicaloides (Breuning, 1958)Info
Glenea fasciata (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Glenea giraffa (Dalman, 1817)Info
Gnathocera bilineata (Kraatz, 1886)Info
Gnathocera impressa (Olivier, 1789)Info
Gnatholabis suturalis (Laporte De Castelnau, 1840)Info
Gnorimus nobilis (Linnaeus, 1758)Noble ChaferInfo
Goliathus goliatus (Linnaeus, 1771)Info
Graciella pulchella (Klug, 1835)Info
Gyretes vulneratus (Dejean, 1836)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Habrodera nilotica (Dejean, 1825)Info
Habrodera nilotica nilotica (Dejean, 1825)Info
Habrodera nitidula (Dejean, 1825)Info
Habrodera nitidula nitidula (Dejean, 1825)Info
Hecphora testator (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Heliocopris myrmidon (Kolbe, 1893)Info
Helymaeus togonicus togonicus (Schmidt, 1922)Info
Heteroligus meles (Billberg, 1815)Info
Heteropaussus quadricollis (Wasmann, 1910)Info
Hexagonia punctatostriata (Laferté-sénectère, 1849)Info
Hexagonia scabricollis (Klug, 1834)Info
Hexagonia terminalis (Gemminger & Harold, 1868)Info
Hiletus versutus (Schiodte, 1847)Info
Hippopsicon lacteolum (Thomson, 1858)Info
Homapoderus anxius (Faust, 1894)Info
Howea forsteriana ()SentrypalmInfo
Hybosorus laportei (Westwood, 1845)Info
Hybosorus roei -> Hybosorus illigeriInfo
Hyllisia variegata (Aurivillius, 1907)Info
Hyphaene thebaica ()Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idactus ellioti (Gahan, 1890)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Koshantschikovius haematicus (Boheman, 1857)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Latodrepanus laticollis (Fahraeus, 1857)Info
Laurentiana squamulipes (Ruter, 1952)Info
Leiopsammodius laevis (Paulian, 1942)Info
Lepadoretus pictipennis (Frey, 1972)Info
Lepadoretus pulverulentus (Castelnau, 1840)Info
Lepadoretus sudanicus (Ohaus, 1913)Info
Lepidiota baumanni (Kolbe, 1894)Info
Lilioceris livida (Dalman, 1823)Info
Litomeces glabricollis (Murray, 1870)Info
Litomeces tenuis (Jordan, 1894)Info
Lixoglyptus spartii (Olivier, 1807)Info
Lixus uniformis -> Lixoglyptus spartiiInfo
Lonchosternus scrupulosus (Lecordier & Girard, 1988)Info
Lonchosternus semistriatus (Dejean, 1831)Info
Lophyra luxerii (Dejean, 1831)Info
Lophyra neglecta (Dejean, 1825)Info
Lophyra neglecta neglecta (Dejean, 1825)Info
Lophyra saraliensis (Guérin-méneville, 1849)Info
Lophyra saraliensis saraliensis (Guérin-méneville, 1849)Info
Lophyra senegalensis (Dejean, 1825)Info
Lorditomaeus bifidus occidentalis (Bordat, 1996)Info
Lorditomaeus invenustus (Schmidt, 1908)Info
Loxoncus latus (Laferté-sénectère, 1853)Info
Loxoncus latus latus (Laferté-sénectère, 1853)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macrocheilus labrosus (Dejean, 1831)Info
Macrotoma natala (Thomson, 1861)Info
Macrotoma palmata (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Macrotoma serripes -> Macrotoma natalaInfo
Mallodon downesii (Hope, 1843)Info
Mallonia barbicornis (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Mecosaspis chalybeata (White, 1853)Info
Mecosaspis laeta (Hope, 1843)Info
Mecosaspis severa chrysogaster (Bates, 1879)Info
Megacephala bocandei (Guérin-méneville, 1848)Info
Megacephala bocandei bocandei (Guérin-méneville, 1848)Info
Megacephala denticollis (Chaudoir, 1843)Info
Megacephala denticollis schultzeorum (W.horn, 1904)Info
Megacephala quadrisignata (Dejean & Boisduval, 1829)Info
Megacephala rivalieri (Basilewsky, 1966)Info
Megalleucosma maritima (Moser, 1914)Info
Menemachus versicolor ()Info
Meristhus lepidotus (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Info
Metaxys minor (Straneo, 1951)Info
Microcosmodes vicinus (Murray, 1857)Info
Microschemus grandis (Basilewsky, 1946)Info
Mimela circumcincta (Hope, 1842)Info
Mimobolbus decorsei (Paulian, 1941)Info
Monochamus thomsoni -> Parochamus thomsoni thomsoniInfo
Monochamus x-fulvum (Bates, 1884)Info
Mordellistena ferruginoides (Smith, 1882)Info
Morion guineensis (Imhoff, 1843)Info
Murosternum pentagonale (Jordan, 1894)Info
Myriochila dumolinii (Dejean, 1831)Info
Myriochila melancholica (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Myriochila melancholica melancholica (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Myriochila peringueyi (W. Horn, 1895)Info
Myriochila peringueyi peringueyi (W.horn, 1895)Info
Myriochila plurinotata (Audouin & Brullé, 1839)Info
Myriochila vicina (Dejean, 1831)Info
Myriochila vicina vicina (Dejean, 1831)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Navosomopsis feisthameli -> Navosomopsis feisthameliiInfo
Navosomopsis feisthamelii (Buquet, 1860)Info
Neonitocris modesta (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Neonitocris princeps (Jordan, 1894)Info
Neoplocaederus viridipennis (Hope, 1843)Info
Nigidius nitidus (Thomson, 1862)Info
Nitakeris lucasii (Thomson, 1858)Info
Nitakeris patricia (Chevrolat, 1858)Info
Nitakeris simpsoni (Aurivillius, 1914)Info
Nonyma strandiella (Breuning, 1940)Info
Notiobia dohrnii (Murray, 1858)Info
Notiobia picina (Chaudoir, 1878)Info
Nupserha basalis (Erichson, 1843)Info
Nupserha basalis quadripunctata (Lepesme & Breuning, 1952)Info
Nupserha deusta (Dalman, 1817)Info
Nupserha gestroi (Breuning, 1950)Info
Nupserha sexpunctata (Chevrolat, 1857)Info
Nupserha vitticollis -> Nupserha gestroiInfo
Nyctopais mysticus (Jordan, 1894)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oberea jordani (Aurivillius, 1923)Info
Oberea sanguinalis (Kolbe, 1893)Info
Obereopsis nimbae (Lepesme & Breuning, 1952)Info
Obereopsis obscuritarsis (Chevrolat, 1855)Info
Obereopsis obscuritarsis obscuritarsis (Chevrolat, 1855)Info
Obereopsis obsoleta (Chevrolat, 1858)Info
Obereopsis variipes (Chevrolat, 1858)Info
Obereopsis variipes variipes (Chevrolat, 1858)Info
Ommatomenus longipennis (Hope, 1843)Info
Omorgus fenestrellus (Balthasar, 1939)Info
Onthophagus acutus (D´orbigny, 1908)Info
Onthophagus adspersus (D´orbigny, 1908)Info
Onthophagus bidens (Olivier, 1789)Info
Onthophagus bituberculatus -> Onthophagus acutusInfo
Onthophagus cornifrons (Thomson, 1858)Info
Onthophagus cupreus (Harold, 1880)Info
Onthophagus cyanochlorus (D´orbigny, 1902)Info
Onthophagus ducorpsi (D´orbigny, 1913)Info
Onthophagus fimetarius (Roth, 1851)Info
Onthophagus juvencus (Klug, 1835)Info
Onthophagus mankonoensis -> Onthophagus mocquerysiInfo
Onthophagus mirifrons (D´orbigny, 1905)Info
Onthophagus mocquerysi (D´orbigny, 1902)Info
Onthophagus monforti (Josso & Prévost, 2006)Info
Onthophagus mucronatus -> Pseudosaproecius validicornisInfo
Onthophagus nodieri (D´orbigny, 1908)Info
Onthophagus obliquus (Olivier, 1789)Info
Onthophagus paravinctus (Tagliaferri & Moretto, 2012)Info
Onthophagus pendjarius (Josso & Prévost, 2006)Info
Onthophagus picatus (D´orbigny, 1902)Info
Onthophagus rougonorum (Cambefort, 1984)Info
Onthophagus sellatus (Klug, 1845)Info
Onthophagus semichalcites (D´orbigny, 1902)Info
Onthophagus seminitidus (D´orbigny, 1908)Info
Onthophagus tripartitus (D´orbigny, 1902)Info
Onthophagus vinctus (Erichson, 1843)Info
Onthophagus wensis (Josso & Prévost, 2006)Info
Ooidius ephippium (Dejean, 1829)Info
Ooidius sellatus (Dejean, 1831)Info
Orphnus crassus (Pic, 1928)Info
Orthogonius senegalensis (Dejean, 1831)Info
Orthotrichus aequatorius (Chaudoir, 1854)Info
Oryctes boas (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Oryctes monoceros (Olivier, 1789)African rhinoceros beetleInfo
Oxyprosopus coeruleus (Olivier, 1790)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pachnoda cordata dahomeyana (Rigout, 1985)Info
Pachnoda marginata aurantia (Herbst, 1790)Info
Pachnoda postmedia (Moser, 1915)Info
Pachnoda rubrocincta (Hope, 1847)Info
Pachydissus aquilus (Olliff, 1889)Info
Paracalybistum villiersi (Lepesme, 1952)Info
Parapoderus anxius (Voss, 1933)Info
Parascatonomus maculatus (Fabricius, 1801)Info
Paratomapoderus beninensis (Legalov, 2007)Info
Parochamus thomsoni (Chevrolat, 1855)Info
Paromelix unicolor (Quedenfeldt, 1883)Info
Paromelix unicolor unicolor (Quedenfeldt, 1883)Info
Parophonus holosericeus (Dejean, 1829)Info
Parophonus tibialis (Laferté-sénectère, 1853)Info
Parophonus tomentosus (Dejean, 1829)Info
Parophonus velutinus (Dejean, 1829)Info
Paussus arabicus (Raffray, 1885)Info
Paussus armatus (Westwood, 1833)Info
Paussus batillarius (Reichensperger, 1933)Info
Paussus bayonii (Gestro, 1910)Info
Paussus biflagellatus (Luna De Carvalho, 1973)Info
Paussus cilipes (Westwood, 1845)Info
Paussus cornutus (Chevrolat, 1832)Info
Paussus excavatus (Westwood, 1833)Info
Paussus horni (Wasmann, 1902)Info
Paussus laevifrons (Westwood, 1833)Info
Paussus latreillei (Westwood, 1845)Info
Paussus liber (Wasmann, 1899)Info
Paussus setosus (Westwood, 1850)Info
Paussus simplicissimus (Jannsens, 1956)Info
Paussus sphaerocerus (Afzelius, 1798)Info
Pedaria criberrima (Waterhouse, 1890)Info
Perigona congoana (Burgeon, 1935)Info
Perigona pallida (Castelnau, 1835)Info
Petrognatha gigas (Fabricius, 1792)Giant African longhornInfo
Phalops iphis (Olivier, 1789)Info
Phanerotoma saussurei (Kohl, 1906)Info
Philematium currori currori (White, 1853)Info
Philematium festivum (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Philomeces phrosynoides (Lepesme, 1952)Info
Philonthus sanguineus (Fauvel, 1907)Info
Pholidochris brenskei (Kolbe, 1894)Info
Phonotaenia aequinoctialis (Olivier, 1789)Info
Phonotaenia scalaris (Gory & Percheron, 1833)Info
Phosphorus virescens (Olivier, 1795)Info
Phryneta aurocincta (Guérin-méneville, 1832)Info
Phryneta leprosa (Fabricius, 1775)Castilloa BorerInfo
Phryneta silacea (Aurivillius, 1907)Info
Phryneta spinator (Fabricius, 1793)Fig-tree Borer Longhorn BeetleInfo
Phytoecia analis (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Phytoecia cylindricollis (Kolbe, 1893)Info
Phytoecia haroldii (Fåhraeus, 1872)Info
Phytoecia kolbei (Breuning, 1951)Info
Pilinurgus legrandijuheli (Rojkoff, 2012)Info
Planetes multicostulatus (Basilewsky, 1954)Info
Platymetopus brevilabris (Laferté-sénectère, 1853)Info
Platymetopus guineensis (Dejean, 1831)Info
Platymetopus lepidus (Dejean, 1829)Info
Platymetopus schoenherri (Dejean, 1831)Info
Platymetopus vestitus (Dejean, 1829)Info
Plectogaster jordani -> Plectogaster puncticollisInfo
Pleuraphodius ducorpsi (Paulian, 1942)Info
Polystalactica stellata (Harold, 1878)Info
Popillia bitacta (Kraatz, 1892)Info
Popillia dorsigera (Newman, 1838)Info
Popillia interpunctata (Erichson, 1842)Info
Popillia maynei (Ohaus, 1914)Info
Popillia phylloperthina (Kolbe, 1894)Info
Prionotoma jordani (Lameere, 1903)Info
Proagoderus rarus (Guérin-méneville, 1829)Info
Proctocera quadriguttata (Aurivillius, 1914)Info
Prodoretus endroedii (Frey, 1973)Info
Progonochaetus nigricrus (Dejean, 1829)Info
Progonochaetus vagans (Dejean, 1831)Info
Prosopocera aemilii (Aurivillius, 1907)Info
Prosopocera antennata antennata (Gahan, 1890)Info
Prosopocera aristocratica (Thomson, 1858)Info
Prosopocera bipunctata (Drury, 1773)Info
Prosopocera bipunctata bipunctata (Drury, 1773)Info
Prosopocera dahomeica (Aurivillius, 1921)Info
Prosopocera lactator (Fabricius, 1801)Turquoise LonghornInfo
Prosopocera lactator lactator (Fabricius, 1801)Info
Prosopocera lesnei (Breuning, 1936)Info
Prosopocera viridecincta (Hintz, 1919)Info
Prosopocoilus antilope (Swederus, 1787)Info
Prosopocoilus antilopus -> Prosopocoilus antilopeInfo
Prosopocoilus antilopus antilopus (Antilopus Swederus, 1787)Info
Prosopocoilus downesii savagei (Hope, 1842)Info
Prosopocoilus faber (Thomson, 1862)Info
Prosopocoilus faber faber (Faber Thomson, 1862)Info
Prosopocoilus serricornis senegalensis (Klug, 1835)Info
Prostephanus truncatus (G. Horn, 1878)Larger grain borerInfo
Prothyma concinna anosignata (Bates, 1878)Info
Pseudoclivina grandis (Dejean, 1826)Info
Pseudoclivina grandis grandis (Dejean, 1826)Info
Pseudoclivina senegalensis (Dejean, 1831)Info
Pseudopharaphodius apicesetosus (Clement, 1969)Info
Pseudopharaphodius dalabaensis (Petrovitz, 1973)Info
Pseudopharaphodius phalacronotoides (Balthasar, 1960)Info
Pseudopilinurgus erratus (Krikken, 1980)Info
Pseudosaproecius validicornis (Quedenfeldt, 1884)Info
Pseudostixis griseostictica (Breuning, 1936)Info
Pterochaos nebulosus (Voet, 1778)Info
Pterolophia dahomeica (Breuning, 1970)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhabdotis bouchardi (Legrand, 1996)Info
Rhizoplatys mucronatus (Pallisot De Beauvois, 1805)Info
Rhopalizus nitens (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Rhyparus comorianus (Fairmaire, 1896)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Saprosites cavus (Schmidt, 1908)Info
Saprosites consonus (Schmidt, 1911)Info
Sarothrogastra whitei (Lameere, 1903)Info
Scarabaeus auratus -> Gnorimus nobilisInfo
Scarites tenebricosus (Dejean, 1831)Info
Siagona gilloni (Lecordier, 1968)Info
Siagona parallela (Lecordier, 1968)Info
Simorrhina staudingeri (Kraatz, 1886)Info
Sinoxylon succisum (Lesne, 1895)Info
Siopelus aciculatus (Dejean, 1829)Info
Siopelus angustatus (Dejean, 1829)Info
Siopelus calabaricus (Murray, 1859)Info
Siopelus consobrinus (Dejean, 1829)Info
Siopelus crassicornis (Burgeon, 1936)Info
Siopelus fletifer (Dejean, 1829)Info
Siopelus fuscus (Dejean, 1829)Info
Siopelus pulchellus (Dejean, 1829)Info
Siopelus punctiger (H. Kolbe, 1883)Info
Siopelus simplex (Putzeys In Chaudoir, 1878)Info
Sophronica costulata (Quedenfeldt, 1882)Info
Sophronica flava (Breuning, 1942)Info
Sophronica nigricollis -> Sophronica nigriticollisInfo
Sophronica nigriticollis (Breuning, 1949)Info
Sophronica rufoscapa (Aurivillius, 1907)Info
Sophronica sparsepilosa (Pic, 1944)Info
Sphaerostylus luteus (Hope, 1842)Info
Sphoerodes striatus (Dejean, 1831)Info
Stenobia pradieri (Lacordaire, 1872)Info
Stenolophus columbinus (Erichson, 1843)Info
Stenolophus discriminatus (Basilewsky, 1948)Info
Stenolophus fugax (Dejean, 1829)Info
Stenolophus scapularis (Dejean, 1831)Info
Stenophryneta variegata (Aurivillius, 1907)Info
Steraspis infuscata (Théry, 1908)Info
Steraspis modesta (Kerremans, 1895)Info
Stereostoma solidum (Murray, 1857)Info
Stereostoma solidum solidum (Murray, 1857)Info
Stereostoma whitei (Murray, 1857)Info
Sternotomis chrysopras (Westwood, 1844)Info
Sternotomis gama (Coquerel, 1861)Info
Sternotomis lemoulti (Breuning, 1935)Info
Sternotomis mirabilis (Drury, 1773)Info
Sternotomis pulchra (Drury, 1773)Info
Sternotomis virescens (Westwood, 1844)Info
Stiptopodius nodieri (Boucomont, 1923)Info
Styphlomerus exilis (Laferté-sénectère, 1850)Info
Styphlomerus gebieni (Liebke, 1927)Info
Synaptola rugulosa (Bates, 1879)Info
Synaptola rugulosa rugulosa (Bates, 1879)Info
Systolocranius goryi (Gory, 1833)Info
Systolocranius mandibularis (Basilewsky, 1948)Info
Systolocranius sulcipennis (Chaudoir, 1882)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tachys bicoloratus (Burgeon, 1935)Info
Tachys centromaculatus (Wollaston, 1864)Info
Tachys fasciatus -> Tachys oahuensisInfo
Tachys fasciatus fasciatus (Motschulsky, 1851)Info
Tachys gilvus (Schaum, 1863)Info
Tachys leptocerus (Chaudoir, 1876)Info
Tachys oahuensis (Blackburn, 1878)Info
Tachys uelensis (Burgeon, 1935)Info
Taurotagus brevipennis -> Diorthus cinereusInfo
Tefflus meyerlei (Fabricius, 1801)Info
Tefflus meyerlei meyerlei (Fabricius, 1801)Info
Temnorhynchus minor (Paulian, 1946)Info
Temnorhynchus rugatus (Kolbe, 1905)Info
Tephraea pulverulenta (Gory & Percheron, 1833)Info
Tersec ergatoides (Kolbe, 1894)Info
Tersec infans (Quedenfeldt, 1882)Info
Thaumaglossa rufiventris (Pic, 1927)Info
Thorictus beninensis (Háva & Lackner, 2005)Info
Thyreopterus flavosignatus -> Thyreopterus maculatusInfo
Thyreopterus maculatus (Chaudoir, 1837)Info
Tibiodrepanus sulcicollis (Castelnau, 1840)Info
Tiniocellus praetermissus (Branco, 2010)Info
Tiniocellus setifer (Kraatz, 1895)Info
Tithoes longipennis (Hope, 1843)Info
Tithoes maculatus maculatus (Fabricius, 1792)Info
Tithoes maculatus yolofus (Dalman, 1817)Info
Tomapoderus tenuicola (Voss, 1926)Info
Trachelocyphus aenigmaticus (Tschitschérine, 1900)Info
Tragocephala berchmansi (Hintz, 1909)Info
Tragocephala castnia cacaoensis (Entwistle, 1963)Info
Tragocephala guerinii (White, 1856)Info
Tragocephala nobilis (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Tragon signaticornis (Chevrolat, 1855)Info
Tragon silaceoides (Lepesme, 1952)Info
Trichaphodioides multus (Bordat, 1994)Info
Trichaphodioides seminitidus (Quedenfeldt, 1884)Info
Trichaphodius kanemicus (Endrödi, 1976)Info
Trichaphodius sigwalti (Bordat, 1989)Info
Trilophidius alluaudi (Jeannel, 1957)Info
Tristria conops (Karsch, 1896)Info
Tristria discoidalis (Bolivar, 1890)Info
Tristria marginicosta (Karsch, 1896)Info
Trochalus brevipes (Moser, 1917)Info
Trochalus integriceps (Moser, 1917)Info
Trox pusillus (Péringuey, 1908)Info
Typocaeta subfasciata (Thomson, 1864)Info
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xenodochus senegalensis (Dejean, 1829)Info
Xystrocera dispar -> Xystrocera vittataInfo
Xystrocera femorata (Chevrolat, 1855)Info
Xystrocera frontalis -> Xystrocera fulvipesInfo
Xystrocera fulvipes (Thomson, 1858)Info
Xystrocera marginipennis (Murray, 1870)Info
Xystrocera nigrita (Audinet-serville, 1834)Info
Xystrocera nitidicollis (Quedenfeldt, 1883)Info
Xystrocera vittata (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zographus regalis (Brown, 1776)Info
Zographus regalis dahomeyensis (Le Moult, 1939)Info
Zoocosmius minor (Jordan, 1894)Info
645 Species in Coleoptera for Benin listed
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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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