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Distribution path and Subregions of Central Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Central Africa
Subregions: Angola (Cabinda), Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Congo basin, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo), Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Gabon, São Tomé and Príncipe (Príncipe, São Tomé)
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Central Africa
Class
Central Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 528 families, 8830 genera, 46588 species
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Subclass
Central Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 521 families, 8798 genera, 46537 species
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Infraclass
Central Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 505 families, 8694 genera, 46078 species
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Superorder
Central Africa
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 331 families, 6955 genera, 40292 species
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Order
Central Africa
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 85 families, 2399 genera, 14893 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
Central Africa
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     5 families, 373 genera, 3581 species
Suborder
Central Africa
    Myxophaga (Crowson, 1955) (Microsporids)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Suborder
Central Africa
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     79 families, 2025 genera, 11311 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Central Africa
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 177 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 34 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 194 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 377 Species
Archeocrypticidae (Kaszab, 1964) - 3 SpeciesCryptic fungus beetles
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 313 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 60 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 40 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 80 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 120 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 48 SpeciesJewel beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 6 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3423 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3043 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 71 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 273 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 6 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 4 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 6 SpeciesLady cows
Coptoclavidae (Ponomarenko, 1961) - 2 SpeciesExtinct family
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 2 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 1 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 68 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1275 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 45 SpeciesSkin beetles
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 45 Species
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 50 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 578 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 22 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 105 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eulichadidae (Crowson, 1973) - 1 SpeciesForest stream beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 35 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 5 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 105 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Helotidae (Reitter, 1876) - 3 Species
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 20 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 9 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 49 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 1 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 11 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 33 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 123 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 27 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 4 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 48 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 272 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 650 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 203 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 5 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesSap beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 1 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 4 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 9 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 24 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Passandridae (Erichson, 1845) -> Passandrinae - 1 SpeciesParasitic flat bark beetles
Propalticidae (Crowson, 1952) - 7 Species
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 4 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 15 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSpider beetles
Rhipiceridae (Latreille, 1834) - 1 SpeciesCicada beetle
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 2 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 92 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 292 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 13 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2076 SpeciesScarabs
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 4 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 30 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 13 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 1 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 49 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 25 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 32 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Torridincolidae (Steffan, 1964) - 1 Species
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 31 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 3 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 39 SpeciesIronclad beetles
85 Families with 14893 Species in Central Africa
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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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