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Distribution path and Subregions of Iran (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - West Asia - Near East - Iran
Subregions: North Iran
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Iran
Class
Iran
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 339 families, 3291 genera, 10807 species
Tree
Subclass
Iran
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 335 families, 3283 genera, 10797 species
Tree
Infraclass
Iran
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 326 families, 3263 genera, 10764 species
Tree
Superorder
Iran
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 229 families, 2631 genera, 9220 species
Tree
Order
Iran
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 52 families, 589 genera, 2433 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
Iran
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     3 families, 149 genera, 1104 species
Suborder
Iran
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     49 families, 440 genera, 1329 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Iran
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 7 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 59 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 20 SpeciesJewel beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 18 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1088 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 453 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 52 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 4 SpeciesLady cows
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 7 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 84 SpeciesSkin beetles
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 40 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 1 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 1 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 1 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaphyridae (Macleay, 1819) - 52 SpeciesThe bumble bee scarab beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 2 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 5 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 3 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 3 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 1 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 2 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 17 SpeciesStag beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 24 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 88 SpeciesChafers
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 1 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesPintail beetles
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSap beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 2 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 20 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Prionoceridae (Lacaordaire, 1857) - 1 Species
Rhipiceridae (Latreille, 1834) - 1 SpeciesCicada beetle
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 1 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 14 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 26 Species
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 190 SpeciesScarabs
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 7 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 14 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 17 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 3 SpeciesHide beetles
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 3 SpeciesIronclad beetles
52 Families with 2433 Species in Iran
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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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