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Distribution path and Subregions of Gabon (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Central Africa - Gabon
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Gabon
Class
Gabon
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 220 families, 2048 genera, 6011 species
Tree
Subclass
Gabon
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 220 families, 2048 genera, 6011 species
Tree
Infraclass
Gabon
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 209 families, 2003 genera, 5931 species
Tree
Superorder
Gabon
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 150 families, 1776 genera, 5574 species
Tree
Order
Gabon
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 43 families, 705 genera, 1959 species
Site
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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
Gabon
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     3 families, 87 genera, 229 species
Suborder
Gabon
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     40 families, 618 genera, 1730 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Gabon
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 3 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 15 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 26 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 35 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 19 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesJewel beetles
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 214 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 758 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 19 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 177 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 223 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 1 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesDor beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 1 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 11 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 1 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 6 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 27 SpeciesStag beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 2 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 59 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 17 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 29 Species
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 233 SpeciesScarabs
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 1 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 1 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 1 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 5 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 2 SpeciesHide beetles
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 2 SpeciesIronclad beetles
43 Families with 1959 Species in Gabon
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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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