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Distribution path and Subregions of Costa Rica (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Central America - Costa Rica
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Costa Rica
Class
Costa Rica
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 454 families, 6889 genera, 25200 species
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Subclass
Costa Rica
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 451 families, 6880 genera, 25187 species
Tree
Infraclass
Costa Rica
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 429 families, 6774 genera, 24848 species
Tree
Superorder
Costa Rica
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 293 families, 5650 genera, 22232 species
Tree
Order
Costa Rica
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 87 families, 1624 genera, 5290 species
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Families309    worldwide
Genera43.284    worldwide
Species597.765    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
Costa Rica
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     5 families, 123 genera, 461 species
Suborder
Costa Rica
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     82 families, 1501 genera, 4829 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Costa Rica
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 3 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 31 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 34 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 72 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 32 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 2 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 17 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) -> Kateretidae - 1 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 10 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 35 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 2 SpeciesPill beetles
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 4 SpeciesCedar beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 4 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 410 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1234 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerophytidae (Latreille, 1834) - 2 SpeciesRare click beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chelonariidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 3 SpeciesTurtle beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 591 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 9 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 5 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 20 SpeciesLady cows
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 1 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1075 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 9 SpeciesSkin beetles
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 3 Species
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 15 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 33 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 228 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 26 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 19 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 1 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 1 SpeciesHaliplids
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 48 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 37 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 3 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 26 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 5 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 3 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 21 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 9 SpeciesStag beetles
Lutrochidae (Kasap & Crowson, 1975) - 1 SpeciesTravertine beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 17 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 12 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 112 SpeciesChafers
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 2 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 3 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 3 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 9 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 1 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Orsodacnidae (Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesRavenous Leaf Beetles
Oxycorynidae (Schoenherr, 1840) -> Belidae - 1 SpeciesOxycorynid weevils
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 78 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Phengodidae (Leconte, 1861) - 19 SpeciesGlowworm beetles
Plastoceridae (Crowson, 1972) - 1 Species
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 1 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 15 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pythidae (Solier, 1834) - 1 SpeciesDead log bark beetles
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 1 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 41 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 197 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 461 SpeciesScarabs
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 1 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 34 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 58 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 1 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 6 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 1 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 21 SpeciesIronclad beetles
87 Families with 5290 Species in Costa Rica
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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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