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Distribution path and Subregions of Lesotho (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Lesotho
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Lesotho
Class
Lesotho
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 202 families, 1016 genera, 2044 species
Tree
Subclass
Lesotho
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 200 families, 1013 genera, 2040 species
Tree
Infraclass
Lesotho
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 195 families, 1005 genera, 2027 species
Tree
Superorder
Lesotho
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 108 families, 583 genera, 1167 species
Tree
Order
Lesotho
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 19 families, 85 genera, 152 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
Lesotho
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     3 families, 12 genera, 21 species
Suborder
Lesotho
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     16 families, 73 genera, 131 species

Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Lesotho
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 1 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 Species
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesSkipjacks
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesDor beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 5 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 4 SpeciesChafers
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 55 SpeciesScarabs
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 1 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 9 SpeciesHide beetles
19 Families with 152 Species in Lesotho


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Species overview - Checklist for Coleoptera in Lesotho
Species with ANext  
Acrossus luridus (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Aganocrossus fugitivus (Péringuey, 1901)Info
Agonum fuliginosum (Panzer, 1809)Info
Agonum rufipes -> Agonum fuliginosumInfo
Agrypnus murinus (Linnaeus, 1758)Mousegrey click beetleSite
Anchastus minutus (Laurent, 1974)Info
Anomalipus savii microgranulatus (Endrödy-younga, 1988)Info
Anomalipus savii savii (Bertoloni, 1855)Info
Anubis scalaris (Pascoe, 1863)Info
Anubis scalaris scalaris (Pascoe, 1863)Info
Aphodius lividus -> Acrossus luridusDung beetleInfo
Aphodius lucidus -> Pharaphodius marginellusInfo
Aphodius misellus -> Trichaphodius misellusInfo
Aphodius urostigma (Harold, 1862)Info
Atrichelaphinis tigrina (Olivier, 1789)Info
Aulonogyrus alternatus (Régimbart, 1892)Info
Aulonogyrus marginatus (Aubé, 1838)Info
Aulonogyrus sesotho (Brinck, 1966)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bembidion errans (Blackburn, 1888)Info
Bolboceroides capense (Klug, 1843)Info
Brachycerus condignus (Haaf, 1957)Info
Brachycerus severus (Fåhraeus, 1871)Info
Brachycerus virgatus (Haaf, 1957)Info
Brachytrachelus porosus (Fåhraeus, O.i., 1871)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calosoma chlorostictum chlorostictum (Dejean, 1831)Info
Calosoma planicolle (Chaudoir, 1869)Info
Calosoma senegalense (Dejean, 1831)Info
Canthyporus brincki (Omer-cooper, 1965)Info
Ceroplesis ferrugator (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Ceroplesis quinquefasciata (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Cicindela lineifera -> Cicindela tetragrammaInfo
Cicindela tetragramma (Boisduval, 1835)Info
Coelometopon angulatum (Perkins, 2005)Info
Coelometopon brincki (Perkins, 2005)Info
Coelometopon coronatum (Perkins, 2005)Info
Copris caelatus (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Copris capensis (Waterhouse, 1891)Info
Copris corniger -> Onthophagus taurusInfo
Copris jacchoides (Nguyen-phung & Cambefort, 1987)Info
Copris jacchus (Lang, 1971)Info
Copris obesus (Boheman, 1857)Info
Copris ritsemae (Harold, 1875)Info
Copris subsidens (Péringuey, 1901)Info
Coptorhina klugi (Hope, 1833)Info
Corynetinus fimetarius (Wollaston, 1862)Info
Cyrtothyrea testaceoguttata (Blanchard, 1850)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elaphropus hoemorroidalis (Ponza, 1805)Info
Enaretta acaciarum (Aurivillius, 1925)Info
Epirinus drakomontanus (Scholtz & Howden, 1987)Info
Epirinus flagellatus (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Episus echinatus (Boheman, 1840)Info
Episus flexuosus (Boheman, 1840)Info
Eremnus lineatus (Boheman, 1843)Info
Eriesthis albofasciata (Dombrow, 1997)Info
Eriesthis guttata (Burmeister, 1844)Info
Eriesthis oberprieleri (Dombrow, 1997)Info
Euoniticellus africanus (Harold, 1873)Greater sandy dung beetleInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Garreta fastiditus (Harold, 1867)Info
Gnathocera hirta (Burmeister, 1842)Info
Gnorimus variabilis (Linnaeus, 1758)Variable ChaferInfo
Gymnopleurus leei (Fabricius, 1792)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hadromastix ruficrus (Gerstaecker, 1855)Info
Harpalus capito (A.morawitz, 1862)Info
Harpalus cordatus (Duftschmid, 1812)Info
Harpalus luteicornis (Dufischmid, 1812)Info
Harpalus servus -> Harpalus luteicornisInfo
Herophydrus inquinatus (Boheman, 1848)Info
Heteroclita raeuperi (Schaum, 1841)Info
Hipporrhinus pilifer (Fåhraeus, 1871)Info
Holorusius perrieri (Fairmaire, 1898)Info
Hyllisia antennata (Fabricius, 1801)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Labarrus lividus (Olivier, 1789)Info
Leucocelis adspersa (Fabricius, 1801)Info
Leurops sublineata (Marshall, 1920)Info
Lixus haerens (Boheman, 1836)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Mesoceration drakensbergensis (Perkins, 2008)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neosisyphus confrater (Kolbe, 1914)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ocladius lacunatus (Boheman, 1838)Info
Odontoloma obscurum (Howden & Scholtz, 1987)Info
Odontoloma pygidiale (Péringuey, 1901)Info
Ogmophora peringueyi (Tschitschérine, 1896)Info
Onitis caffer (Boheman, 1857)Info
Onthophagus binodis (Thunberg, 1818)Humpbacked Dung BeetleInfo
Onthophagus brucei (Reiche, 1847)Info
Onthophagus deterrens (Péringuey, 1901)Info
Onthophagus filicornis (Harold, 1873)Info
Onthophagus hyaena (Fabricius, 1801)Info
Onthophagus obtutus (Péringuey, 1901)Info
Onthophagus rubens (D´orbigny, 1902)Info
Onthophagus setosus (Fahraeus, 1857)Info
Onthophagus sugillatus (Klug, 1855)Info
Onthophagus taurus (Schreber, 1759)Taurus scarabInfo
Onthophagus variegatus -> Onthophagus filicornisInfo
Onthophagus vinctus (Erichson, 1843)Info
Origenes callidus (Marshall, 1904)Info
Oryctes boas (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Parhydraena sebastiani (Perkins, 2009)Info
Pentodontoschema capicola (Péringuey, 1901)Info
Pentodontoschema deceptor (Péringuey, 1901)Info
Pentodontoschema nireum (Burmeister, 1847)Info
Perapion antiquum (Gyllenhal, 1833)South African emex weevilInfo
Pharaphodius marginellus (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Phasganocnema melanianthe (White, 1853)Info
Phoberus brincki (Haaf, 1958)Info
Phoracantha semipunctata (Fabricius, 1775)Common eucalypt longicornInfo
Phyllocnema gueinzii (White, 1853)Info
Phyllocnema latipes (Degeer, 1778)Info
Pilema clypeata (Saussure, 1873)Info
Pilema dubia (Kirby, W. F., 1904)Info
Pilema fusca (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Pilema reflexa -> Pilema dubiaInfo
Pilema thoracica (Walker, F., 1868)Info
Promecidus linearis (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Prosopocera antennata antennata (Gahan, 1890)Info
Prosphilus serricornis (Dalman In Schönherr, 1817)Info
Protostrophus turpis (Van Emden, 1939)Info
Pseudispella spuria (Péringuey, 1898)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Raceloma jansoni (Distant, 1897)Info
Rhabdotis aulica (Fabricius, 1781)Emerald fruit chaferInfo
Rhantus concolorans (Wallengren, 1881)Info
Ropaloteres pudicus hypocritus (Péringuey, 1892)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Scarabaeus ambiguus -> Gnorimus variabilisInfo
Scarabaeus basuto (Zur Strassen, 1962)Info
Scarabaeus bohemani (Harold, 1868)Info
Scarabaeus natalensis (Zur Strassen, 1962)Info
Scarabaeus palemo (Olivier, 1789)Info
Sisyphus costatus (Thunberg, 1818)Info
Sisyphus crispatus (Gory, 1833)Info
Sisyphus impressipennis (Lansberge, 1886)Info
Sisyphus rubripes -> Neosisyphus confraterInfo
Sisyphus rugosus -> Sisyphus costatusInfo
Sisyphus transvaalensis -> Sisyphus impressipennisInfo
Sparrmannia flavofasciata (Burmeister, 1855)Info
Steropes malgacha -> Metisella medeaGrassveld SylphInfo
Stramia costirostris (Aurivillius, 1926)Info
Stramia pygmaea (Marshall, 1904)Info
Stripsipher jansoni (Péringuey, 1908)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Theotimius gravis (Péringuey, 1901)Info
Trichaphodius misellus (Boheman, 1857)Info
Trox brincki (Haaf, 1958)Info
Trox caffer (Harold, 1872)Info
Trox cyrtus (Haaf, 1953)Info
Trox fascicularis (Wiedemann, 1821)Info
Trox fasicularis rowei (Scholtz, 1980)Info
Trox planicollis (Haaf, 1953)Info
Trox rhyparoides (Harold, 1872)Info
Trox rudebecki (Haaf, 1958)Info
Species with WBack  Next  Top
Whitea crassipes (Descamps, 1977)Info
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xystrocera erosa (Pascoe, 1864)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zamium bimaculatum (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Zamium incultum (Pascoe, 1864)Info
Zeugorygma orangiae (Marshall, 1906)Info
152 Species in Coleoptera for Lesotho listed
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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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