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Distribution path and Subregions of North America (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - North America
Subregions: Bermuda Islands (Bermuda), Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon), Eastern North America, Greenland, Mexico (Central Mexico, East Mexico, North Mexico, South Mexico, West Mexico), Rocky Mountains, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, USA (Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, East USA, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Lake Erie Islands, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northeast USA, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, South USA, Southeast USA, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West USA, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming)
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in North America
Class
North America
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 1071 families, 23058 genera, 179587 species
Tree
Subclass
North America
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 1056 families, 22875 genera, 179297 species
Tree
Infraclass
North America
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 970 families, 22494 genera, 177144 species
Tree
Superorder
North America
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 555 families, 17958 genera, 149555 species
Tree
Order
North America
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 157 families, 5809 genera, 47497 species
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Families309    worldwide
Genera43.284    worldwide
Species597.760    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 America
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     7 families, 448 genera, 6898 species
Suborder
North America
    Archostemata (Kolbe, 1908) (Ommatids)
     3 families, 7 genera, 16 species
Suborder
North America
    Myxophaga (Crowson, 1955) (Microsporids)
     2 families, 3 genera, 5 species
Suborder
North America
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     142 families, 5347 genera, 40567 species
Suborder
North America
    Protocoleoptera (Tillyard, 1924)
     2 families, 2 genera, 2 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in North America
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 90 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Agyrtidae (Thomson, 1859) - 14 SpeciesPrimitive carrion beetles
Alexiidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 3 Species
Amphizoidae (Leconte, 1853) - 3 SpeciesTrout-stream beetles
Anobiidae (Fleming, 1821) - 5 SpeciesDeath watch beetles
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 430 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 233 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 1021 Species
Archeocrypticidae (Kaszab, 1964) - 4 SpeciesCryptic fungus beetles
Artematopodidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 14 SpeciesSoft-bodied plant beetles
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 175 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Belidae (Schönherr, 1826) - 1 SpeciesPrimitive weevils
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 4 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Bolboceratidae (Mulsant, 1842) -> Bolboceratinae - 1 SpeciesDor beetles
Boridae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 2 SpeciesConifer bark beetles
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 243 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 25 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 217 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypsectridae (Leconte & Horn, 1883) - 1 SpeciesTexas beetles
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 24 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 294 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 1267 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 84 SpeciesPill beetles
Byturidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1858) - 10 SpeciesFruitworm beetles
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 12 SpeciesCedar beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 662 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5589 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Caridae (Thompson, 1992) - 1 Species
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4062 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerophytidae (Latreille, 1834) - 4 SpeciesRare click beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 55 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chelonariidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 11 SpeciesTurtle beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3027 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 174 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 24 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 322 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Cneoglossidae (Champion, 1897) - 1 Species
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 584 SpeciesLady cows
Colydiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 4 SpeciesCylindrical bark beetles
Colymbotethidae (Ponomarenko, 1993) - 1 Species
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 127 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 221 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 166 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 14 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7300 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 8 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 322 SpeciesSkin beetles
Derodontidae (Leconte, 1861) - 11 SpeciesTooth-necked fungus beetles
Diphyllostomatidae (Holloway, 1972) - 3 SpeciesFalse stag beetles
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 4 Species
Dryophthoridae (Schönherr, 1825) - 3 SpeciesPalm weevils
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 55 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 1070 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 1857 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 214 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endecatomidae (Leconte, 1861) - 3 Species
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 124 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 142 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 20 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 91 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Eulichadidae (Crowson, 1973) - 2 SpeciesForest stream beetles
Georyssidae (Laporte, 1819) - 2 SpeciesMinute mud-loving beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 159 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaphyridae (Macleay, 1819) - 13 SpeciesThe bumble bee scarab beetles
Glaphyropteridae (Pongracz, 1935) - 1 Species
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 32 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 101 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 91 SpeciesHaliplids
Helotidae (Reitter, 1876) - 3 Species
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 86 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 685 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 33 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 135 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 533 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydroscaphidae (Leconte, 1874) - 1 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Ithyceridae (Schönherr, 1826) - 2 SpeciesNew York weevils
Jacobsoniidae (Heller, 1926) - 1 SpeciesJacobson´s beetles
Kateretidae (Kirkby, 1837) - 2 SpeciesShort-winged flower beetles
Labradorocoleidae (Ponomarenko, 1969) - 1 Species
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 235 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Lathridiidae (Redtenbacher, 1845) - 2 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 213 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 312 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 70 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 86 SpeciesStag beetles
Lutrochidae (Kasap & Crowson, 1975) - 4 SpeciesTravertine beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 171 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 8 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Mauroniscidae (Majer, 1995) - 8 SpeciesMauroniscid Beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 104 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 691 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 1441 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 545 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Micromalthidae (Barber, 1913) - 1 SpeciesTelephone-pole beetles
Monommatidae (Blanchard, 1845) -> Monommatini - 1 Species
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 94 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 427 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 43 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 20 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Nemonychidae (Bedel, 1882) - 25 SpeciesPine flower weevils
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 262 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 7 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 34 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 50 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 120 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Omethidae (Leconte, 1861) - 12 SpeciesFalse fireflies
Ommatidae (Sharp & Muir, 1912) - 1 Species
Orsodacnidae (Thomson, 1859) - 26 SpeciesRavenous Leaf Beetles
Oxycorynidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 31 SpeciesOxycorynid weevils
Oxypeltidae (Lacordaire, 1869) - 2 Species
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 122 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 142 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Phengodidae (Leconte, 1861) - 83 SpeciesGlowworm beetles
Plastoceridae (Crowson, 1972) - 12 Species
Pleocomidae (Leconte, 1861) - 43 SpeciesRain beetles
Prionoceridae (Lacaordaire, 1857) - 1 Species
Propalticidae (Crowson, 1952) - 2 Species
Prostomidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 2 SpeciesJugular-horned beetles
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 32 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 130 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 54 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 657 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 63 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Pythidae (Solier, 1834) - 9 SpeciesDead log bark beetles
Rhipiceridae (Latreille, 1834) - 8 SpeciesCicada beetle
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 74 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 273 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Ripiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 3 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 464 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 47 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1334 SpeciesScarabs
Schizopodidae (Leconte, 1859) - 12 SpeciesFalse Jewel Beetles
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 68 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scolytidae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesBark beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 57 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 36 SpeciesScydmaenines
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 48 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 87 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Smicripidae (Horn, 1879) - 2 SpeciesPalmetto beetles
Sphaeritidae (Schuckard, 1839) - 1 SpeciesFalse clown beetles
Sphaeriusidae (Erichson, 1845) - 4 SpeciesMinute Bog Beetles
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 12 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 5381 SpeciesRove beetles
Stenotrachelidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 16 SpeciesFalse longhorn beetles
Synchroidae (Lacordaire, 1859) - 1 SpeciesSynchroa bark beetles
Telegeusidae (Leconte, 1861) - 5 SpeciesGlowworm beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 329 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 49 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Thanerocleridae (Chapin, 1921) - 2 Species
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 31 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Trachypachidae (C. G. Thomson, 1857) - 10 SpeciesFalse ground beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 89 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 115 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Tshekardocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1944) - 1 Species
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 4 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 243 SpeciesIronclad beetles
157 Families with 47554 Species in North America
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Species overview - Checklist for Coleoptera in North America without family allocation
Leptoderis collaris (Linnaeus, 1767)Info
Pterostychus adoxus ()Info
Pterostychus caudicalis ()Info
Pterostychus coracinus ()Info
Pterostychus corvinus ()Info
Pterostychus luctuosus ()Info
Pterostychus melanurius ()Info
Pterostychus mutus ()Info
Pterostychus stygicus ()Info
9 Species in Coleoptera for North America 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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