Insects Database
 Insects and other Arthropoda
 Ants
 Arachnids
 Bees
 Beetles
 Booklice - Barkflies
 Bugs
 Bumblebees
 Cicadas
 Crane flies
 Dragonflies
 Earwigs
 Flies
 Isopods
 Locusts
 Mayflies
 Mecoptera
 Mosquitoes
 Moths & Butterflies
 Myriapods
 Net-winged insects
 Plant-parasitic Hemipterans
 Praying Mantises
 Termites
 Wasps
Distribution path and Subregions of Namibia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Namibia
Class
Namibia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 349 families, 2937 genera, 7318 species
Tree
Subclass
Namibia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 347 families, 2922 genera, 7274 species
Tree
Infraclass
Namibia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 331 families, 2842 genera, 7093 species
Tree
Superorder
Namibia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 214 families, 2279 genera, 6023 species
Tree
Order
Namibia
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 50 families, 713 genera, 2008 species
Site
Tree
Show Info
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
Namibia
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     4 families, 154 genera, 585 species
Suborder
Namibia
    Myxophaga (Crowson, 1955) (Microsporids)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Suborder
Namibia
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     45 families, 558 genera, 1422 species

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Namibia
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 26 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 111 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 7 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Boganiidae (Sen Gupta & Crowson, 1966) - 2 Species
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 54 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 13 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 22 SpeciesJewel beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 1 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 547 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 251 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 4 SpeciesLady cows
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 82 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 16 SpeciesSkin beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 27 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 21 SpeciesSkipjacks
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 8 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 3 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 23 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 8 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 1 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 4 SpeciesStag beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 2 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 44 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 113 SpeciesChafers
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSap beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 2 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 9 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 6 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Passandridae (Erichson, 1845) -> Passandrinae - 1 SpeciesParasitic flat bark beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesSpider beetles
Rhipiceridae (Latreille, 1834) - 1 SpeciesCicada beetle
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) -> Attelabidae - 1 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 29 Species
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 401 SpeciesScarabs
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 2 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 6 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 33 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Torridincolidae (Steffan, 1964) - 1 Species
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 34 SpeciesHide beetles
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 1 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 3 SpeciesIronclad beetles
50 Families with 2009 Species in Namibia
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ



Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderColeoptera
Beetles, Coleopterans
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758

Keywords
ABCDEFGHIJKLM
NOPQRSTUVWXYZ
German Flag Coleoptera
 Arthropoda (Database)
 Contact
 Copyrights
 Distribution Tree
 Glossary
 Imprint
 New pictures
 Taxonomy Tree
 Unknown insects
 Unknown spiders