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Distribution path and Subregions of Germany (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - North Europe - Germany
Subregions: East Germany (Berlin, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia), West Germany (Hesse, North Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, South Germany)
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Germany
Class
Germany
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 795 families, 8187 genera, 32707 species
Tree
Subclass
Germany
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 790 families, 8168 genera, 32667 species
Tree
Infraclass
Germany
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 702 families, 7946 genera, 32179 species
Tree
Superorder
Germany
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 418 families, 6332 genera, 27530 species
Tree
Order
Germany
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 121 families, 2221 genera, 9444 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
Germany
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     8 families, 210 genera, 1479 species
Suborder
Germany
    Archostemata (Kolbe, 1908) (Ommatids)
     2 families, 10 genera, 18 species
Suborder
Germany
    Myxophaga (Crowson, 1955) (Microsporids)
     2 families, 4 genera, 7 species
Suborder
Germany
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     104 families, 1986 genera, 7929 species
Suborder
Germany
    Protocoleoptera (Tillyard, 1924)
     4 families, 4 genera, 4 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Germany
Ademosynidae (Ponomarenko, 1968) - 1 Species
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 15 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Agyrtidae (Thomson, 1859) - 5 SpeciesPrimitive carrion beetles
Alexiidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 4 Species
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 29 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 47 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 162 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 56 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 2 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Blattocoleidae (Zeuner, 1933) - 1 Species
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 58 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 8 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 44 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 17 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 212 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 223 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 27 SpeciesPill beetles
Byturidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1858) - 3 SpeciesFruitworm beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 115 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1205 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Caridae (Thompson, 1992) - 1 Species
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 438 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerophytidae (Latreille, 1834) - 1 SpeciesRare click beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 7 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 720 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 46 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 12 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 26 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 105 SpeciesLady cows
Colydiidae (Erichson, 1842) -> Colydiinae - 1 SpeciesCylindrical bark beetles
Coptoclavidae (Ponomarenko, 1961) - 8 SpeciesExtinct family
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 17 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 68 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 14 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1507 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 75 SpeciesSkin beetles
Derodontidae (Leconte, 1861) - 3 SpeciesTooth-necked fungus beetles
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 19 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 200 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 243 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 31 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endecatomidae (Leconte, 1861) - 1 Species
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 43 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 2 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 22 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Eulichadidae (Crowson, 1973) - 1 SpeciesForest stream beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 24 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaphyridae (Macleay, 1819) - 1 SpeciesThe bumble bee scarab beetles
Glaphyropteridae (Pongracz, 1935) - 12 Species
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 30 SpeciesHaliplids
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 23 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 95 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 2 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 55 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 167 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hygrobiidae (Régimbart, 1878) - 2 SpeciesScreech-beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 13 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 83 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 117 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 3 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 14 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 20 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 5 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 32 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 35 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 46 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 67 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 26 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 78 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 19 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Nemonychidae (Bedel, 1882) - 4 SpeciesPine flower weevils
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 169 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 1 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 2 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 2 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 35 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Omalisidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 1 Species
Ommatidae (Sharp & Muir, 1912) - 4 Species
Orsodacnidae (Thomson, 1859) - 3 SpeciesRavenous Leaf Beetles
Permosynidae (Tillyard, 1924) - 1 Species
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 22 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Phloeostichidae (Reitter, 1911) - 1 Species
Phloiophilidae (Kiesenwetter, 1863) - 2 Species
Prostomidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesJugular-horned beetles
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 2 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 64 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 106 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 6 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Pythidae (Solier, 1834) - 1 SpeciesDead log bark beetles
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 3 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 114 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 23 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 15 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 111 SpeciesScarabs
Schizophoridae (Ponomarenko, 1968) - 5 Species
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 40 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 20 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 46 SpeciesScydmaenines
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 53 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 13 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Sphaeritidae (Schuckard, 1839) - 2 SpeciesFalse clown beetles
Sphaeriusidae (Erichson, 1845) - 2 SpeciesMinute Bog Beetles
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 2 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 1410 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 169 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 7 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 17 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Trachypachidae (C. G. Thomson, 1857) - 12 SpeciesFalse ground beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 15 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 33 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Tshekardocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1944) - 1 Species
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 2 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 20 SpeciesIronclad beetles
120 Families with 9437 Species in Germany
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Species overview - Checklist for Coleoptera in Germany without family allocation
Anancaeon microcephalum (A. Handlirsch, 1939)Info
Aptilotitus capitecarens (A. Bode, 1953)Info
Bareus strigipennis (A. Handlirsch, 1939)Info
Camptorrhinum statua ()Info
Coleopteron antiquus (H. Weyenbergh, 1869)Info
Stenecarus cardui ()Info
Tripsalis praecisa (A. Bode, 1953)Info
7 Species in Coleoptera for Germany 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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