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Distribution path and Subregions of Malawi (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Malawi
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Malawi
Class
Malawi
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 271 families, 2614 genera, 6816 species
Tree
Subclass
Malawi
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 270 families, 2612 genera, 6814 species
Tree
Infraclass
Malawi
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 256 families, 2537 genera, 6621 species
Tree
Superorder
Malawi
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 201 families, 2251 genera, 6045 species
Tree
Order
Malawi
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 31 families, 453 genera, 1232 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
Malawi
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     3 families, 91 genera, 319 species
Suborder
Malawi
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     28 families, 362 genera, 913 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Malawi
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 2 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 28 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 18 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesJewel beetles
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 308 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 369 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 5 SpeciesSkin beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 20 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 2 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesDor beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 1 SpeciesClown beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 14 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 1 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 22 SpeciesChafers
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 33 Species
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 340 SpeciesScarabs
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 6 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 8 SpeciesHide beetles
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 1 Species
31 Families with 1232 Species in Malawi
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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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