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Distribution path and Subregions of Europe (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe
Subregions: Alps, Atlantic Europe, Central Europe (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia), East Europe (Belarus, Ukraine), Malta, North Europe (Baltic region, British Isles, Fennoscandia, Germany, Iceland, Scandinavia), South Europe (Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Monaco, San Marino), Southeast Europe (Albania, Balkan, Balkan Peninsula, Bulgaria, Greece, Moldova, Romania, Yugoslavia), Southwest Europe, West Europe (Austria, Benelux, Channel Islands, France, Liechtenstein, Pyrenees, Switzerland)
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Europe
Class
Europe
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 1254 families, 21801 genera, 167213 species
Tree
Subclass
Europe
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 1231 families, 21605 genera, 166677 species
Tree
Infraclass
Europe
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 1065 families, 21038 genera, 165212 species
Tree
Superorder
Europe
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 572 families, 16074 genera, 143873 species
Tree
Order
Europe
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 156 families, 5290 genera, 48372 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
Europe
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     9 families, 639 genera, 10241 species
Suborder
Europe
    Archostemata (Kolbe, 1908) (Ommatids)
     6 families, 35 genera, 78 species
Suborder
Europe
    Myxophaga (Crowson, 1955) (Microsporids)
     4 families, 10 genera, 28 species
Suborder
Europe
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     131 families, 4569 genera, 37966 species
Suborder
Europe
    Protocoleoptera (Tillyard, 1924)
     5 families, 21 genera, 31 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Europe
Acanthocnemidae (Crowson, 1964) - 1 Species
Ademosynidae (Ponomarenko, 1968) - 9 Species
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 49 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Aegialiidae (Laporte, 1840) - 0 Species
Agyrtidae (Thomson, 1859) - 9 SpeciesPrimitive carrion beetles
Alexiidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 39 Species
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 243 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 136 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 627 Species
Artematopodidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 6 SpeciesSoft-bodied plant beetles
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 134 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Belidae (Schönherr, 1826) - 9 SpeciesPrimitive weevils
Berendtimiridae (Winkler, 1987) - 1 Species
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 5 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Blattocoleidae (Zeuner, 1933) - 1 Species
Boleopsidae (Kirejtshuk & Nel, 2013) - 1 Species
Boridae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesConifer bark beetles
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 181 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 114 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 435 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 46 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 570 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 942 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 162 SpeciesPill beetles
Byturidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1858) - 5 SpeciesFruitworm beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 654 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9159 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Caridae (Thompson, 1992) - 10 Species
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1605 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerophytidae (Latreille, 1834) - 1 SpeciesRare click beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 26 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2245 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 123 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 37 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 83 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 339 SpeciesLady cows
Colydiidae (Erichson, 1842) -> Colydiinae - 1 SpeciesCylindrical bark beetles
Colymbotethidae (Ponomarenko, 1993) - 1 Species
Coptoclavidae (Ponomarenko, 1961) - 17 SpeciesExtinct family
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 71 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Crowsoniellidae (Iablokoff-khnzorian, 1983) - 1 SpeciesCrowsoniella relicta
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 166 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 73 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 38 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8173 SpeciesTrue weevils
Cybocephalidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1858) -> Cybocephalinae - 0 Species
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 4 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 307 SpeciesSkin beetles
Derodontidae (Leconte, 1861) - 6 SpeciesTooth-necked fungus beetles
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 2 Species
Drilidae (Blanchard, 1845) -> Drilini - 0 SpeciesFalse firefly beetles
Dryophthoridae (Schönherr, 1825) -> Dryophthorinae - 1 SpeciesPalm weevils
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 37 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 934 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 1387 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 74 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endecatomidae (Leconte, 1861) - 2 Species
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 71 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 391 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Euchiridae (Hope, 1840) - 0 Species
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 15 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 72 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Eulichadidae (Crowson, 1973) - 2 SpeciesForest stream beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 158 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaphyridae (Macleay, 1819) - 50 SpeciesThe bumble bee scarab beetles
Glaphyropteridae (Pongracz, 1935) - 18 Species
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 6 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 48 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 57 SpeciesHaliplids
Helophoridae (Leach, 1815) -> Hydrophilidae - 1 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 55 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 606 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 6 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 728 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrochidae (Thomson, 1859) -> Hydrochinae - 0 Species
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 746 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydroscaphidae (Leconte, 1874) - 3 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hygrobiidae (Régimbart, 1878) - 3 SpeciesScreech-beetles
Jacobsoniidae (Heller, 1926) - 2 SpeciesJacobson´s beetles
Jurodidae (Ponomarenko, 1985) - 1 SpeciesSikhotealinia zhiltzovae
Kateretidae (Kirkby, 1837) - 5 SpeciesShort-winged flower beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 149 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Lasiosynidae (Kirejtshuk, Chang, Ren & Kun, 2010) - 2 Species
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 213 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1086 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 32 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 126 SpeciesStag beetles
Lutrochidae (Kasap & Crowson, 1975) - 1 SpeciesTravertine beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 40 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 8 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 75 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 196 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 554 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 553 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Micromalthidae (Barber, 1913) - 3 SpeciesTelephone-pole beetles
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 51 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 285 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 39 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 7 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Nanophyidae (Gistel, 1856) -> Nanophyinae - 0 SpeciesNanophyids
Nemonychidae (Bedel, 1882) - 16 SpeciesPine flower weevils
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 371 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 1 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 7 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Oborocoleidae (Kukalová, 1968) - 2 Species
Obrieniidae (Zherikhin & Gratshev, 1994) - 1 Species
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 13 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 130 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Omalisidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 20 Species
Omethidae (Leconte, 1861) - 1 SpeciesFalse fireflies
Ommatidae (Sharp & Muir, 1912) - 34 Species
Orphnidae (Orphnus Mashunensis Péringuey, 1908) - 0 Species
Orsodacnidae (Thomson, 1859) - 3 SpeciesRavenous Leaf Beetles
Oxycorynidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 3 SpeciesOxycorynid weevils
Pachypodidae (Erichson, 1840) -> Pachypodinae - 0 Species
Paloegyrinidae (Schlechtendal, 1894) - 1 Species
Parandrexidae (Kirejtshuk, 1994) - 1 Species
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Permosynidae (Tillyard, 1924) - 5 Species
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 57 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Phloeostichidae (Reitter, 1911) - 1 Species
Phloiophilidae (Kiesenwetter, 1863) - 3 Species
Prionoceridae (Lacaordaire, 1857) - 1 Species
Promecheilidae (Lacordaire, 1859) - 2 Species
Prostomidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesJugular-horned beetles
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 4 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 164 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 3 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 435 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 13 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Pythidae (Solier, 1834) - 5 SpeciesDead log bark beetles
Rhagophthalmidae (Olivier, 1907) - 0 Species
Rhipiceridae (Latreille, 1834) - 3 SpeciesCicada beetle
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 22 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 256 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 123 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 40 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 521 SpeciesScarabs
Schizocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 11 Species
Schizophoridae (Ponomarenko, 1968) - 6 Species
Schizopodidae (Leconte, 1859) -> Buprestidae - 1 SpeciesFalse Jewel Beetles
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 154 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 82 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 601 SpeciesScydmaenines
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 109 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 64 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Smicripidae (Horn, 1879) - 2 SpeciesPalmetto beetles
Sphaeritidae (Schuckard, 1839) - 2 SpeciesFalse clown beetles
Sphaeriusidae (Erichson, 1845) - 8 SpeciesMinute Bog Beetles
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 7 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 7064 SpeciesRove beetles
Stenotrachelidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 2 SpeciesFalse longhorn beetles
Synteliidae (Lewis, 1882) - 6 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1799 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 15 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Thanerocleridae (Chapin, 1921) - 2 Species
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 57 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Trachypachidae (C. G. Thomson, 1857) - 15 SpeciesFalse ground beetles
Triadocupedidae (Ponomarenko, 1966) -> Triadocupedinae - 1 Species
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 47 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 62 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Tshekardocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1944) - 14 Species
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 18 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 156 SpeciesIronclad beetles
165 Families with 48345 Species in Europe
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Species overview - Checklist for Coleoptera in Europe without family allocation
Anancaeon microcephalum (A. Handlirsch, 1939)Info
Aptilotitus capitecarens (A. Bode, 1953)Info
Bareus strigipennis (A. Handlirsch, 1939)Info
Camptorrhinum statua ()Info
Chiloporata rubicunda (Erichson, 1837)Info
Coleopteron antiquus (H. Weyenbergh, 1869)Info
Coleopteron aquaticus (P. B. Brodie, 1845)Info
Coleopteron beyrichi (Giebel, 1856)Info
Coleopteron bractoides (Blake, 1876)Info
Coleopteron harpalinus (Heer, 1865)Info
Coleopteron rugosostriatus (Giebel, 1856)Info
Coleopteron semicrematus (E. A. Jarzembowski, 2003)Info
Coleopteron spectabilis (Heer, 1865)Info
Coleopteron studeri (C. G. Giebel, 1856)Info
Coleopteron troglodytes (Heer, 1865)Info
Coleopteron vetustus (Giebel, 1856)Info
Coleopteron wittsi (P. B. Brodie, 1845)Info
Coleopteron zekelii (C. G. Giebel, 1856)Info
Grammostethus marginatus (Erichson, 1834)Info
Kamaroma breve (A. Handlirsch, 1906)Info
Liliocera lilii ()Info
Pallax prevosti (A. Handlirsch, 1906)Info
Phloeodroma concolor -> Phloeopora concolorInfo
Serratula tinctoria ()Dyer´s Plumeless Saw-wortInfo
Stenecarus cardui ()Info
Thurmannia punctulata (O. Heer, 1852)Info
Touronotaris bimaculatus (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Tripsalis praecisa (A. Bode, 1953)Info
28 Species in Coleoptera for Europe 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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