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Distribution path and Subregions of Ghana (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Ghana
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Ghana
Class
Ghana
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 300 families, 2800 genera, 7468 species
Tree
Subclass
Ghana
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 299 families, 2799 genera, 7467 species
Tree
Infraclass
Ghana
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 286 families, 2740 genera, 7328 species
Tree
Superorder
Ghana
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 199 families, 2204 genera, 6336 species
Tree
Order
Ghana
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 44 families, 477 genera, 1090 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
Ghana
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     3 families, 59 genera, 163 species
Suborder
Ghana
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     41 families, 418 genera, 927 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Ghana
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 3 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 4 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 63 Species
Archeocrypticidae (Kaszab, 1964) - 1 SpeciesCryptic fungus beetles
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 11 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 1 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesJewel beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 1 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 160 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 402 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 42 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 10 SpeciesSkin beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 13 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 6 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesDor beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 1 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 3 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 9 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 3 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 2 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 33 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 9 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 26 SpeciesChafers
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSap beetles
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 6 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 25 Species
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 191 SpeciesScarabs
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 3 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 12 SpeciesHide beetles
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 1 SpeciesIronclad beetles
44 Families with 1090 Species in Ghana
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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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