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Distribution path and Subregions of India (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - South Asia - India
Subregions: Central India (Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh), East India (Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal), North India (Chandigarh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttaranchal), Northeast India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura), South India (Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Tamil Nadu), West India (Goa, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Western Ghats)
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in India
Class
India
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 570 families, 9501 genera, 39584 species
Tree
Subclass
India
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 562 families, 9467 genera, 39537 species
Tree
Infraclass
India
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 537 families, 9304 genera, 38937 species
Tree
Superorder
India
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 358 families, 7463 genera, 33561 species
Tree
Order
India
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 102 families, 2157 genera, 10124 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
India
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     4 families, 385 genera, 2703 species
Suborder
India
    Myxophaga (Crowson, 1955) (Microsporids)
     2 families, 2 genera, 3 species
Suborder
India
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     96 families, 1770 genera, 7418 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in India
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 39 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 52 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 85 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 209 Species
Archeocrypticidae (Kaszab, 1964) - 11 SpeciesCryptic fungus beetles
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 178 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 15 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 74 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 12 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 14 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypsectridae (Leconte & Horn, 1883) - 1 SpeciesTexas beetles
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 2 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 8 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 35 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 9 SpeciesPill beetles
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 8 SpeciesCedar beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 115 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2627 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1611 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 9 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chelonariidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesTurtle beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 285 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 8 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 12 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 26 SpeciesLady cows
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 3 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 28 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 730 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 60 SpeciesSkin beetles
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 14 Species
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 12 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 51 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 589 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 6 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 93 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eulichadidae (Crowson, 1973) - 1 SpeciesForest stream beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 76 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 1 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 24 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Helotidae (Reitter, 1876) - 17 Species
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 30 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 7 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 26 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydroscaphidae (Leconte, 1874) - 2 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Jacobsoniidae (Heller, 1926) - 2 SpeciesJacobson´s beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 10 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 25 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 42 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 364 SpeciesStag beetles
Lutrochidae (Kasap & Crowson, 1975) - 1 SpeciesTravertine beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 18 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 11 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 18 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 99 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 541 SpeciesChafers
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 27 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 24 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 3 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 7 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 1 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 2 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 24 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Omethidae (Leconte, 1861) - 1 SpeciesFalse fireflies
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 32 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Passandridae (Erichson, 1845) -> Passandrinae - 1 SpeciesParasitic flat bark beetles
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Podabrocephalidae (Pic, 1930) - 1 Species
Prionoceridae (Lacaordaire, 1857) - 6 Species
Propalticidae (Crowson, 1952) - 1 Species
Prostomidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesJugular-horned beetles
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 6 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Pterogeniidae (Crowson, 1953) - 2 Species
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 9 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 4 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 221 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 317 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 16 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 792 SpeciesScarabs
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 26 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 32 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 8 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 36 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Sphaeriusidae (Erichson, 1845) - 1 SpeciesMinute Bog Beetles
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 7 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 43 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 4 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Trictenotomidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 7 SpeciesCroc beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 27 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 3 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 17 SpeciesIronclad beetles
102 Families with 10126 Species in India
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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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