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Distribution path and Subregions of New Zealand (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Polynesia - New Zealand
Subregions: Auckland Islands, Campbell Islands (Campbell Island), Chatham Islands (Pitt Island), Kermadec Islands, North Island (Gisborne, Hauraki Gulf, Northland Peninsula), Snares Islands, South Island, Stephens Island
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in New Zealand
Class
New Zealand
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 441 families, 3694 genera, 13286 species
Tree
Subclass
New Zealand
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 436 families, 3689 genera, 13279 species
Tree
Infraclass
New Zealand
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 419 families, 3643 genera, 13198 species
Tree
Superorder
New Zealand
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 289 families, 2817 genera, 10862 species
Tree
Order
New Zealand
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 81 families, 962 genera, 3806 species
Site
Tree
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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
New Zealand
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     2 families, 124 genera, 738 species
Suborder
New Zealand
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     78 families, 837 genera, 3067 species
Suborder
New Zealand
    Protocoleoptera (Tillyard, 1924)
     0 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in New Zealand
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 6 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Agapythidae (Sen Gupta & Crowson, 1969) - 1 Species
Agyrtidae (Thomson, 1859) - 3 SpeciesPrimitive carrion beetles
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 34 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 132 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 26 Species
Archeocrypticidae (Kaszab, 1964) - 2 SpeciesCryptic fungus beetles
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Belidae (Schönherr, 1826) - 19 SpeciesPrimitive weevils
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 7 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 68 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 12 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 6 SpeciesPill beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 28 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 733 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cavognathidae (Sen Gupta & Crowson, 1966) - 3 Species
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 248 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chalcodryidae (Watt, 1974) - 14 Species
Chelonariidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesTurtle beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 29 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 25 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 12 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 25 SpeciesLady cows
Colydiidae (Erichson, 1842) -> Colydiinae - 1 SpeciesCylindrical bark beetles
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 3 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 4 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1437 SpeciesTrue weevils
Cyclaxyridae (Gimmel, Leschen & & 346;lipi& 324;ski, 2009) - 1 Species
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 22 SpeciesSkin beetles
Derodontidae (Leconte, 1861) - 2 SpeciesTooth-necked fungus beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 130 SpeciesSkipjacks
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 1 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 1 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 6 SpeciesClown beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 32 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Jacobsoniidae (Heller, 1926) - 1 SpeciesJacobson´s beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 3 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 9 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 72 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 2 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 29 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 119 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Metaxinidae (Kolibác, 2004) - 1 Species
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 2 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Nemonychidae (Bedel, 1882) - 14 SpeciesPine flower weevils
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 2 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 11 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Oxycorynidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 4 SpeciesOxycorynid weevils
Phycosecidae (Crowson, 1952) - 2 Species
Priasilphidae (Crowson, 1973) - 7 Species
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 6 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 1 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 4 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 3 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 26 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 29 SpeciesScarabs
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 8 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 6 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 12 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 71 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 167 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Tshekardocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1944) - 0 Species
Ulodidae (Pascoe, 1869) - 6 Species
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 4 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 14 SpeciesIronclad beetles
81 Families with 3806 Species in New Zealand
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Species overview - Checklist for Coleoptera in New Zealand without family allocation
Lasiorynchus barbicornis (Fabricius, 1775)New Zealand giraffe beetleInfo
1 Species in Coleoptera for New Zealand 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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