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Distribution path and Subregions of Brazil (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - South America - Brazil
Subregions: North Brazil (Amazonas, Pará, Rondonia), Northeast Brazil (Alagoas, Bahia, Ceará, Fernando de Noronha, Maranhão, Pernambuco), South Brazil (Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina), Southeast Brazil (Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo), West Central Brazil (Distrito Federal, Goias, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul)
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Brazil
Class
Brazil
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 644 families, 10928 genera, 55341 species
Tree
Subclass
Brazil
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 638 families, 10912 genera, 55316 species
Tree
Infraclass
Brazil
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 592 families, 10683 genera, 54570 species
Tree
Superorder
Brazil
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 362 families, 8644 genera, 47674 species
Tree
Order
Brazil
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 104 families, 3247 genera, 18906 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
Brazil
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     4 families, 269 genera, 2149 species
Suborder
Brazil
    Archostemata (Kolbe, 1908) (Ommatids)
     2 families, 2 genera, 3 species
Suborder
Brazil
    Myxophaga (Crowson, 1955) (Microsporids)
     2 families, 5 genera, 26 species
Suborder
Brazil
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     95 families, 2968 genera, 16725 species
Suborder
Brazil
    Protocoleoptera (Tillyard, 1924)
     1 family, 3 genera, 3 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Brazil
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 39 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Alexiidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 2 Species
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 17 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 246 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 155 Species
Archeocrypticidae (Kaszab, 1964) - 2 SpeciesCryptic fungus beetles
Artematopodidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 1 SpeciesSoft-bodied plant beetles
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 161 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Belidae (Schönherr, 1826) - 13 SpeciesPrimitive weevils
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 56 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 68 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) -> Kateretidae - 1 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 22 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 1 SpeciesPill beetles
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 10 SpeciesCedar beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 20 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2038 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Caridae (Thompson, 1992) - 2 Species
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4608 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerophytidae (Latreille, 1834) - 7 SpeciesRare click beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 8 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chelonariidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 102 SpeciesTurtle beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 975 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 26 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 2 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Cneoglossidae (Champion, 1897) - 5 Species
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 14 SpeciesLady cows
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 5 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 1 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 56 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5253 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 55 SpeciesSkin beetles
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 11 Species
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 11 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 45 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 751 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 49 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 99 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 4 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 1 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 78 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 1 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 53 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 29 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 31 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 94 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 2 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydroscaphidae (Leconte, 1874) - 4 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 30 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 13 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 19 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 100 SpeciesStag beetles
Lutrochidae (Kasap & Crowson, 1975) - 3 SpeciesTravertine beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 2 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 12 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 25 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 139 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 702 SpeciesChafers
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 5 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 129 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 42 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Nemonychidae (Bedel, 1882) - 6 SpeciesPine flower weevils
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 4 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 13 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 3 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 4 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Ommatidae (Sharp & Muir, 1912) - 2 Species
Orsodacnidae (Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesRavenous Leaf Beetles
Oxycorynidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 8 SpeciesOxycorynid weevils
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 128 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Permocupedidae (Martynov, 1933) - 3 Species
Phengodidae (Leconte, 1861) - 52 SpeciesGlowworm beetles
Propalticidae (Crowson, 1952) - 1 Species
Prostomidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesJugular-horned beetles
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 7 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 35 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 31 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 1 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 43 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 561 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1222 SpeciesScarabs
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 2 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 2 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 33 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 3 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 67 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 10 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Torridincolidae (Steffan, 1964) - 22 Species
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 14 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 32 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 16 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 52 SpeciesIronclad beetles
104 Families with 18906 Species in Brazil
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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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