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Distribution path and Subregions of China (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - East Asia - China
Subregions: Central China (North-central China, South-central China), East China (Anhui, Fujian, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shandong, Shanghai, Zhejiang), Manchuria (Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning), North China (Beijing, Hebei, Inner Mongolia, Shanxi, Tianjin), West China (Northwest China, Southwest China)
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in China
Class
China
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 867 families, 10793 genera, 49279 species
Tree
Subclass
China
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 861 families, 10770 genera, 49247 species
Tree
Infraclass
China
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 799 families, 10554 genera, 48861 species
Tree
Superorder
China
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 482 families, 8005 genera, 40043 species
Tree
Order
China
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 138 families, 2895 genera, 16185 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
China
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     12 families, 457 genera, 5290 species
Suborder
China
    Archostemata (Kolbe, 1908) (Ommatids)
     4 families, 38 genera, 100 species
Suborder
China
    Myxophaga (Crowson, 1955) (Microsporids)
     7 families, 17 genera, 28 species
Suborder
China
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     110 families, 2365 genera, 10745 species
Suborder
China
    Protocoleoptera (Tillyard, 1924)
     5 families, 17 genera, 21 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in China
Acanthocnemidae (Crowson, 1964) - 1 Species
Ademosynidae (Ponomarenko, 1968) - 7 Species
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 7 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Agyrtidae (Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesPrimitive carrion beetles
Alloioscarabaeidae (Bai & Al., 2012) - 1 Species
Amphizoidae (Leconte, 1853) - 3 SpeciesTrout-stream beetles
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 20 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 24 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 209 Species
Archeocrypticidae (Kaszab, 1964) - 1 SpeciesCryptic fungus beetles
Artematopodidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 1 SpeciesSoft-bodied plant beetles
Asiocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 4 Species
Aspidytidae (Ribera, Beutel, Balke & Vogler, 2002) - 1 SpeciesCliff water beetles
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 400 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 37 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 3 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 8 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 11 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 37 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 57 SpeciesPill beetles
Byturidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1858) - 4 SpeciesFruitworm beetles
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 4 SpeciesCedar beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 234 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5182 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Caridae (Thompson, 1992) - 10 Species
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2954 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerophytidae (Latreille, 1834) - 2 SpeciesRare click beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 406 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 8 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 19 SpeciesLady cows
Coelocatiniidae (Ponomarenko, 1968) - 3 Species
Coptoclavidae (Ponomarenko, 1961) - 7 SpeciesExtinct family
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 10 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 48 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 447 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 29 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 95 SpeciesSkin beetles
Derodontidae (Leconte, 1861) - 8 SpeciesTooth-necked fungus beetles
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 2 Species
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 16 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 40 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 568 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 64 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endecatomidae (Leconte, 1861) - 1 Species
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 68 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 3 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 2 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Eulichadidae (Crowson, 1973) - 9 SpeciesForest stream beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 168 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaphyridae (Macleay, 1819) - 49 SpeciesThe bumble bee scarab beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 2 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 26 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 6 SpeciesHaliplids
Helotidae (Reitter, 1876) - 19 Species
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 10 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 10 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 26 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 30 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydroscaphidae (Leconte, 1874) - 2 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hygrobiidae (Régimbart, 1878) - 1 SpeciesScreech-beetles
Jurodidae (Ponomarenko, 1985) - 2 SpeciesSikhotealinia zhiltzovae
Kateretidae (Kirkby, 1837) - 1 SpeciesShort-winged flower beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 24 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Lasiosynidae (Kirejtshuk, Chang, Ren & Kun, 2010) - 19 Species
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 3 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Liadytidae (Ponomarenko, 1977) - 1 Species
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 17 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lithoscarabaeidae (Nikolajev, 1992) - 2 Species
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 555 SpeciesStag beetles
Lutrochidae (Kasap & Crowson, 1975) - 1 SpeciesTravertine beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 69 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 4 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Magnocoleidae (Hong, 1998) - 1 Species
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 83 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 741 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 2 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 56 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Nemonychidae (Bedel, 1882) - 10 SpeciesPine flower weevils
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 26 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 2 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 9 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 31 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Omethidae (Leconte, 1861) - 2 SpeciesFalse fireflies
Ommatidae (Sharp & Muir, 1912) - 55 Species
Parandrexidae (Kirejtshuk, 1994) - 2 Species
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 17 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Permocupedidae (Martynov, 1933) - 1 Species
Permosynidae (Tillyard, 1924) - 1 Species
Pleocomidae (Leconte, 1861) - 1 SpeciesRain beetles
Prionoceridae (Lacaordaire, 1857) - 4 Species
Prostomidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesJugular-horned beetles
Proterhinidae (Fauvel, 1891) - 2 Species
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 20 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Pterogeniidae (Crowson, 1953) - 1 Species
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 15 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 6 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Rhipiceridae (Latreille, 1834) - 3 SpeciesCicada beetle
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 1 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhombocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 1 Species
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 413 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 404 Species
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 710 SpeciesScarabs
Schizocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 5 Species
Schizophoridae (Ponomarenko, 1968) - 12 Species
Schizopodidae (Leconte, 1859) -> Buprestidae - 1 SpeciesFalse Jewel Beetles
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 25 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 9 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Septiventeridae (Bai & Al., 2013) - 1 Species
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 33 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 6 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Sinisilvanidae (Hong, 2002) -> Silvanidae - 1 Species
Sphaeritidae (Schuckard, 1839) - 2 SpeciesFalse clown beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 1213 SpeciesRove beetles
Taldycupedidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 11 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 40 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 4 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Trachypachidae (C. G. Thomson, 1857) - 22 SpeciesFalse ground beetles
Triaplidae (Ponomarenko, 1977) - 1 SpeciesExtinct family
Tricoleidae (Ponomarenko, 1969) -> Asiocoleidae - 1 Species
Trictenotomidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 8 SpeciesCroc beetles
Tritarsidae (Hong, 2002) - 1 Species
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 30 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Tshekardocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1944) - 1 Species
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 16 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 8 SpeciesIronclad beetles
137 Families with 16283 Species in China
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Species overview - Checklist for Coleoptera in China without family allocation
Aliscarabaeus granulatus (Y. C. Hong, 1983)Info
Forticatinius elegans (J. J. Tan, 2007)Info
Glottocoleus lenticulata (Y. C. Hong, 1982)Info
3 Species in Coleoptera for China 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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