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Distribution path and Subregions of North Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - North Africa
Subregions: Algeria (North Algeria, South Algeria), Libya, Macaronesia (Azores, Canary Islands, Cape Verde, Madeira), Morocco, Sahara (South Sahara, West Sahara), South Sudan, Sudan, Tunisia
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in North Africa
Class
North Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 532 families, 6772 genera, 26275 species
Tree
Subclass
North Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 527 families, 6753 genera, 26227 species
Tree
Infraclass
North Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 509 families, 6686 genera, 26043 species
Tree
Superorder
North Africa
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 330 families, 5271 genera, 22077 species
Tree
Order
North Africa
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 92 families, 1727 genera, 8822 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
North Africa
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     7 families, 271 genera, 3012 species
Suborder
North Africa
    Myxophaga (Crowson, 1955) (Microsporids)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Suborder
North Africa
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     84 families, 1455 genera, 5809 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in North Africa
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 15 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Alexiidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 3 Species
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 45 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 27 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 294 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 16 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 2 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 52 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 11 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 164 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 9 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 55 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 108 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 8 SpeciesPill beetles
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 2 SpeciesCedar beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 24 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2921 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 373 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 165 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 24 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 1 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 11 SpeciesLady cows
Coptoclavidae (Ponomarenko, 1961) - 1 SpeciesExtinct family
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 9 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 7 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1939 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 213 SpeciesSkin beetles
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 6 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 72 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 285 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 12 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 28 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 1 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 3 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Eulichadidae (Crowson, 1973) - 3 SpeciesForest stream beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 43 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaphyridae (Macleay, 1819) - 26 SpeciesThe bumble bee scarab beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 12 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 1 SpeciesHaliplids
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 22 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 63 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 8 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 26 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 27 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydroscaphidae (Leconte, 1874) - 1 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hygrobiidae (Régimbart, 1878) - 1 SpeciesScreech-beetles
Jacobsoniidae (Heller, 1926) - 2 SpeciesJacobson´s beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 8 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 11 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 12 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 8 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 17 SpeciesStag beetles
Lutrochidae (Kasap & Crowson, 1975) - 1 SpeciesTravertine beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 4 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 76 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 333 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 29 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 6 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 54 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Nemonychidae (Bedel, 1882) - 5 SpeciesPine flower weevils
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 48 SpeciesSap beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 1 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 2 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 16 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Oxycorynidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 2 SpeciesOxycorynid weevils
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 3 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 48 SpeciesSpider beetles
Rhipiceridae (Latreille, 1834) - 2 SpeciesCicada beetle
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 66 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 57 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 350 SpeciesScarabs
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 12 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 24 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 13 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 16 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 2 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 68 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 211 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 14 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 32 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 5 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 33 SpeciesIronclad beetles
92 Families with 8823 Species in North Africa
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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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