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Distribution path and Subregions of Madagascar (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Indian Ocean islands - Madagascar
Subregions: Antananarivo Province, Antsiranana Province (Diana), Fianarantsoa Province (Ihorombe), Mahajanga Province (Betsiboka, Sofia), Toamasina Province
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Madagascar
Class
Madagascar
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 460 families, 5769 genera, 23241 species
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Subclass
Madagascar
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 454 families, 5756 genera, 23225 species
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Infraclass
Madagascar
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 440 families, 5695 genera, 23043 species
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Superorder
Madagascar
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 309 families, 4714 genera, 20505 species
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Order
Madagascar
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 83 families, 1643 genera, 8452 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
Madagascar
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     5 families, 266 genera, 2062 species
Suborder
Madagascar
    Archostemata (Kolbe, 1908) (Ommatids)
     1 family, 2 genera, 5 species
Suborder
Madagascar
    Myxophaga (Crowson, 1955) (Microsporids)
     3 families, 3 genera, 3 species
Suborder
Madagascar
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     74 families, 1372 genera, 6382 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Madagascar
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 24 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 10 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 95 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 163 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 114 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Belohinidae (Paulian, 1959) - 1 SpeciesBelohina inexpectata
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 46 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 12 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 67 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 46 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 20 SpeciesJewel beetles
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1999 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1404 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 25 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 152 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 16 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 1 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesLady cows
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 1 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 5 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1373 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 21 SpeciesSkin beetles
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 1 Species
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 6 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 34 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 397 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 6 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 50 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 2 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 2 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 1 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 25 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 1 SpeciesHaliplids
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 7 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 1 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 33 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 1 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydroscaphidae (Leconte, 1874) - 1 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 2 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 1 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 4 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 19 SpeciesStag beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 4 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 12 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 707 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 5 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 80 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 13 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 7 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 3 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 11 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 3 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Propalticidae (Crowson, 1952) - 1 Species
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 41 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 5 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 1 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 19 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 70 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 18 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 893 SpeciesScarabs
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 8 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 25 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 20 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Sphaeriusidae (Erichson, 1845) - 1 SpeciesMinute Bog Beetles
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 1 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 24 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 35 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Torridincolidae (Steffan, 1964) - 1 Species
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 14 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 4 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 163 SpeciesIronclad beetles
83 Families with 8456 Species in Madagascar
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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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