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Distribution path and Subregions of Ecuador (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - South America - Ecuador
Subregions: Azuay, Bolivar, Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, Esmeraldas, Galápagos (Galápagos Islands), Loja, Napo, Pastaza, Pichincha, Santa Elena, Tungurahua
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Ecuador
Class
Ecuador
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 447 families, 5352 genera, 18250 species
Tree
Subclass
Ecuador
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 444 families, 5341 genera, 18235 species
Tree
Infraclass
Ecuador
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 428 families, 5254 genera, 17968 species
Tree
Superorder
Ecuador
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 279 families, 4061 genera, 15190 species
Tree
Order
Ecuador
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 81 families, 1337 genera, 4111 species
Site
Tree
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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
Ecuador
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     4 families, 127 genera, 714 species
Suborder
Ecuador
    Archostemata (Kolbe, 1908) (Ommatids)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Suborder
Ecuador
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     76 families, 1209 genera, 3396 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Ecuador
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 6 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 13 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 62 Species
Artematopodidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 5 SpeciesSoft-bodied plant beetles
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 35 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 1 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 7 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 3 SpeciesPill beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 3 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 693 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 894 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerophytidae (Latreille, 1834) - 1 SpeciesRare click beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Cetoniidae (Leach, 1815) -> Scarabaeidae - 1 SpeciesFlower scarabs
Chelonariidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 6 SpeciesTurtle beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 452 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 4 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 19 SpeciesLady cows
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 1 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 308 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 10 SpeciesSkin beetles
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 3 Species
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 121 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 34 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 17 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesDor beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 1 SpeciesHaliplids
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 4 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 26 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 46 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 6 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 4 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 6 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 35 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 46 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Mauroniscidae (Majer, 1995) - 2 SpeciesMauroniscid Beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 3 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 93 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 1 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 3 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 3 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 6 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Orsodacnidae (Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesRavenous Leaf Beetles
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 73 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Phengodidae (Leconte, 1861) - 24 SpeciesGlowworm beetles
Plastoceridae (Crowson, 1972) - 3 Species
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 10 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesSpider beetles
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 2 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 237 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 453 SpeciesScarabs
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesScydmaenines
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 9 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 98 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 60 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 1 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 11 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 5 SpeciesIronclad beetles
81 Families with 4111 Species in Ecuador
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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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