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Distribution path and Subregions of France (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - West Europe - France
Subregions: North France (Brittany, Burgundy-Franche-Comté, Centre-Val de Loire, Grand Est, Hauts-de-France, Ile-de-France, Normandy, Pays de la Loire), South France (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Corsica, New Aquitaine, Occitania, Provence-Alpes-Cote d´Azur)
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in France
Class
France
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 774 families, 8837 genera, 34322 species
Tree
Subclass
France
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 759 families, 8803 genera, 34262 species
Tree
Infraclass
France
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 682 families, 8610 genera, 33792 species
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Superorder
France
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 401 families, 6746 genera, 28796 species
Tree
Order
France
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 118 families, 2230 genera, 9861 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
France
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     7 families, 245 genera, 2464 species
Suborder
France
    Archostemata (Kolbe, 1908) (Ommatids)
     2 families, 3 genera, 5 species
Suborder
France
    Myxophaga (Crowson, 1955) (Microsporids)
     2 families, 2 genera, 3 species
Suborder
France
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     107 families, 1980 genera, 7389 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in France
Acanthocnemidae (Crowson, 1964) - 1 Species
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 12 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Agyrtidae (Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesPrimitive carrion beetles
Alexiidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 2 Species
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 52 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 49 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 262 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 8 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 2 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Boleopsidae (Kirejtshuk & Nel, 2013) - 1 Species
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 40 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 16 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 81 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 12 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 152 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 207 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 22 SpeciesPill beetles
Byturidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1858) - 3 SpeciesFruitworm beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 96 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2247 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Caridae (Thompson, 1992) - 1 Species
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 586 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerophytidae (Latreille, 1834) - 1 SpeciesRare click beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 10 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 627 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 51 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 6 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 34 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 118 SpeciesLady cows
Colymbotethidae (Ponomarenko, 1993) - 1 Species
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 16 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 43 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 4 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1628 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 103 SpeciesSkin beetles
Derodontidae (Leconte, 1861) - 2 SpeciesTooth-necked fungus beetles
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 22 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 178 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 211 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 30 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endecatomidae (Leconte, 1861) - 1 Species
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 17 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 54 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 2 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 23 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 40 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaphyropteridae (Pongracz, 1935) - 2 Species
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 18 SpeciesHaliplids
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 10 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 103 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 3 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 47 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 112 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydroscaphidae (Leconte, 1874) - 2 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hygrobiidae (Régimbart, 1878) - 1 SpeciesScreech-beetles
Kateretidae (Kirkby, 1837) - 2 SpeciesShort-winged flower beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 9 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 53 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 151 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 4 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 26 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 10 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 3 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 31 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 43 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 81 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 105 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Micromalthidae (Barber, 1913) - 1 SpeciesTelephone-pole beetles
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 22 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 46 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 23 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 3 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Nemonychidae (Bedel, 1882) - 3 SpeciesPine flower weevils
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 97 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 1 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 3 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 1 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 43 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Omalisidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 9 Species
Orsodacnidae (Thomson, 1859) - 3 SpeciesRavenous Leaf Beetles
Oxycorynidae (Schoenherr, 1840) -> Belidae - 1 SpeciesOxycorynid weevils
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Phloeostichidae (Reitter, 1911) - 1 Species
Phloiophilidae (Kiesenwetter, 1863) - 1 Species
Prostomidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesJugular-horned beetles
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 1 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 20 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 122 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 5 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Pythidae (Solier, 1834) - 1 SpeciesDead log bark beetles
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 9 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 76 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 24 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 18 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 185 SpeciesScarabs
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 39 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 20 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 42 SpeciesScydmaenines
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 39 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 20 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Smicripidae (Horn, 1879) - 1 SpeciesPalmetto beetles
Sphaeritidae (Schuckard, 1839) - 2 SpeciesFalse clown beetles
Sphaeriusidae (Erichson, 1845) - 1 SpeciesMinute Bog Beetles
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 2 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 733 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 210 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 9 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Thanerocleridae (Chapin, 1921) - 2 Species
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 15 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 15 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 6 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 26 SpeciesIronclad beetles
118 Families with 9861 Species in France
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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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