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Distribution path and Subregions of Japan (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - East Asia - Japan
Subregions: Bonin Islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Nansei Islands (Ryukyu Islands), Shikoku
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Japan
Class
Japan
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 622 families, 8913 genera, 33214 species
Tree
Subclass
Japan
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 618 families, 8893 genera, 33189 species
Tree
Infraclass
Japan
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 593 families, 8777 genera, 32839 species
Tree
Superorder
Japan
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 398 families, 7391 genera, 29369 species
Tree
Order
Japan
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 121 families, 2470 genera, 9963 species
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Families309    worldwide
Genera43.284    worldwide
Species597.760    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
Japan
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     5 families, 292 genera, 2307 species
Suborder
Japan
    Archostemata (Kolbe, 1908) (Ommatids)
     1 family, 2 genera, 7 species
Suborder
Japan
    Myxophaga (Crowson, 1955) (Microsporids)
     1 family, 2 genera, 2 species
Suborder
Japan
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     111 families, 2171 genera, 7644 species
Suborder
Japan
    Protocoleoptera (Tillyard, 1924)
     2 families, 2 genera, 2 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Japan
Ademosynidae (Ponomarenko, 1968) - 1 Species
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 25 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Agyrtidae (Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesPrimitive carrion beetles
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 55 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 104 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 182 Species
Artematopodidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 4 SpeciesSoft-bodied plant beetles
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 117 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 16 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 12 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 24 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 6 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 34 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 114 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 35 SpeciesPill beetles
Byturidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1858) - 7 SpeciesFruitworm beetles
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 6 SpeciesCedar beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 221 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2154 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1346 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerophytidae (Latreille, 1834) - 1 SpeciesRare click beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 14 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chelonariidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 4 SpeciesTurtle beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 262 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 79 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 6 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 97 SpeciesLady cows
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 7 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 17 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 34 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 7 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 888 SpeciesTrue weevils
Decliniidae (Nikitsky, Lawrence, Kirejtshuk & Gratshev, 1994) - 1 SpeciesDeclinia relicta
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 57 SpeciesSkin beetles
Derodontidae (Leconte, 1861) - 5 SpeciesTooth-necked fungus beetles
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 13 Species
Dryophthoridae (Schönherr, 1825) -> Dryophthorinae - 1 SpeciesPalm weevils
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 119 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 892 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 57 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endecatomidae (Leconte, 1861) - 1 Species
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 76 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 30 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 5 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 6 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaphyridae (Macleay, 1819) - 3 SpeciesThe bumble bee scarab beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 10 SpeciesHaliplids
Helophoridae (Leach, 1815) -> Hydrophilidae - 1 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Helotidae (Reitter, 1876) - 7 Species
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 6 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 101 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 6 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 9 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 38 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Kateretidae (Kirkby, 1837) - 1 SpeciesShort-winged flower beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 65 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 20 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 5 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 8 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 289 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 52 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 10 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 97 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 27 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 209 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 21 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 246 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 15 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 90 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 2 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 6 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 14 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 24 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Omethidae (Leconte, 1861) - 3 SpeciesFalse fireflies
Orsodacnidae (Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesRavenous Leaf Beetles
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Passandridae (Erichson, 1845) -> Passandrinae - 1 SpeciesParasitic flat bark beetles
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 28 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Prionoceridae (Lacaordaire, 1857) - 1 Species
Propalticidae (Crowson, 1952) - 3 Species
Prostomidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 2 SpeciesJugular-horned beetles
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 16 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 6 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 30 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 22 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 11 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Pythidae (Solier, 1834) - 1 SpeciesDead log bark beetles
Rhipiceridae (Latreille, 1834) - 4 SpeciesCicada beetle
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 12 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 167 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 101 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 32 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 275 SpeciesScarabs
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 49 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 24 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesScydmaenines
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 28 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 30 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Sphaeritidae (Schuckard, 1839) - 1 SpeciesFalse clown beetles
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 4 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 286 SpeciesRove beetles
Stenotrachelidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 12 SpeciesFalse longhorn beetles
Taldycupedidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 1 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 105 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 21 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Thanerocleridae (Chapin, 1921) - 1 Species
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 2 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Torridincolidae (Steffan, 1964) - 2 Species
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 23 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 3 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 34 SpeciesIronclad beetles
120 Families with 9967 Species in Japan
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Species overview - Checklist for Coleoptera in Japan without family allocation
Lederina imdecorata -> Lederia imdecorataInfo
1 Species in Coleoptera for Japan 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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