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Distribution path and Subregions of Oceania (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania
Subregions: Australasia (Australia, New Guinea), Melanesia (Fiji, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu), Micronesia (Caroline Islands, Guam, Kiribati, Line Islands, Mariana Islands, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau), Polynesia (American Samoa, Cook Islands, Easter Island, French Polynesia, Hawaii, New Zealand, Niue, Norfolk Island, Rotuma, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Wallis and Futuna)
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Oceania
Class
Oceania
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 906 families, 22554 genera, 146142 species
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Subclass
Oceania
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 893 families, 22398 genera, 145849 species
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Infraclass
Oceania
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 847 families, 22113 genera, 144652 species
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Superorder
Oceania
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 518 families, 16732 genera, 121793 species
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Order
Oceania
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 146 families, 6321 genera, 46740 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
Oceania
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     7 families, 646 genera, 6913 species
Suborder
Oceania
    Archostemata (Kolbe, 1908) (Ommatids)
     3 families, 10 genera, 25 species
Suborder
Oceania
    Myxophaga (Crowson, 1955) (Microsporids)
     4 families, 6 genera, 12 species
Suborder
Oceania
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     128 families, 5633 genera, 39720 species
Suborder
Oceania
    Protocoleoptera (Tillyard, 1924)
     3 families, 7 genera, 33 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Oceania
Acanthocnemidae (Crowson, 1964) - 2 Species
Ademosynidae (Ponomarenko, 1968) - 25 Species
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 173 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Agapythidae (Sen Gupta & Crowson, 1969) - 1 Species
Agyrtidae (Thomson, 1859) - 3 SpeciesPrimitive carrion beetles
Alexiidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 2 Species
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 613 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 564 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 307 Species
Archeocrypticidae (Kaszab, 1964) - 30 SpeciesCryptic fungus beetles
Asiocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 1 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 225 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Belidae (Schönherr, 1826) - 345 SpeciesPrimitive weevils
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 25 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Boganiidae (Sen Gupta & Crowson, 1966) - 5 Species
Boridae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesConifer bark beetles
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 115 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 82 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 312 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 25 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 464 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 1902 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 60 SpeciesPill beetles
Byturidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1858) - 1 SpeciesFruitworm beetles
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 19 SpeciesCedar beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 167 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6136 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Caridae (Thompson, 1992) - 5 Species
Cavognathidae (Sen Gupta & Crowson, 1966) - 6 Species
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3899 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerophytidae (Latreille, 1834) - 1 SpeciesRare click beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 81 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chalcodryidae (Watt, 1974) - 15 Species
Chelonariidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesTurtle beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3159 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 150 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 43 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 362 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 490 SpeciesLady cows
Colydiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 3 SpeciesCylindrical bark beetles
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 74 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 19 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 132 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 16 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8961 SpeciesTrue weevils
Cyclaxyridae (Gimmel, Leschen & & 346;lipi& 324;ski, 2009) - 1 Species
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 5 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 223 SpeciesSkin beetles
Derodontidae (Leconte, 1861) - 3 SpeciesTooth-necked fungus beetles
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 32 Species
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 21 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 690 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 1447 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 160 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 168 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 90 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 1 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 111 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 197 SpeciesDor beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 50 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 20 SpeciesHaliplids
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 17 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 1079 SpeciesClown beetles
Hobartiidae (Sen Gupta & Crowson, 1966) - 5 Species
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 96 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 292 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 265 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hygrobiidae (Régimbart, 1878) - 4 SpeciesScreech-beetles
Jacobsoniidae (Heller, 1926) - 9 SpeciesJacobson´s beetles
Kateretidae (Kirkby, 1837) - 1 SpeciesShort-winged flower beetles
Lamingtoniidae (Gupta & Crowson, 1969) - 3 SpeciesLamingtonium binnaberrense
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 137 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 84 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 116 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 36 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 519 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 347 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 13 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 75 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 112 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 1623 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 308 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Metaxinidae (Kolibác, 2004) - 1 Species
Micromalthidae (Barber, 1913) - 1 SpeciesTelephone-pole beetles
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 17 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 296 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 16 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Myraboliidae (Lawrence & Britton, 1991) - 7 Species
Nemonychidae (Bedel, 1882) - 39 SpeciesPine flower weevils
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 192 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 10 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 12 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 112 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Ommatidae (Sharp & Muir, 1912) - 8 Species
Oxycorynidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 289 SpeciesOxycorynid weevils
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 143 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Permosynidae (Tillyard, 1924) - 6 Species
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 73 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Phloeostichidae (Reitter, 1911) - 7 Species
Phycosecidae (Crowson, 1952) - 7 Species
Priasilphidae (Crowson, 1973) - 10 Species
Prionoceridae (Lacaordaire, 1857) - 1 Species
Promecheilidae (Lacordaire, 1859) - 3 Species
Propalticidae (Crowson, 1952) - 8 Species
Prostomidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 12 SpeciesJugular-horned beetles
Protocucujidae (Crowson, 1954) - 3 Species
Pselaphidae (Lameere, 1900) -> Pselaphinae - 1 SpeciesShort winged mold beetles
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 18 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Pterogeniidae (Crowson, 1953) - 4 Species
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 70 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 31 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 410 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 26 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Pythidae (Solier, 1834) - 1 SpeciesDead log bark beetles
Rhinorhipidae (Lawrence, 1988) - 1 SpeciesRhinorhipus tamborinensis
Rhipiceridae (Latreille, 1834) - 9 SpeciesCicada beetle
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 71 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhombocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 1 Species
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 175 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 226 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 70 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1659 SpeciesScarabs
Schizocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 6 Species
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 235 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 28 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 219 SpeciesScydmaenines
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 8 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 116 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Sphaeriusidae (Erichson, 1845) - 4 SpeciesMinute Bog Beetles
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 6 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 2102 SpeciesRove beetles
Taldycupedidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 2 Species
Tasmosalpingidae (Lawrence & Britton, 1991) - 2 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2146 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Thanerocleridae (Chapin, 1921) - 7 Species
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 26 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Trachypachidae (C. G. Thomson, 1857) - 1 SpeciesFalse ground beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 108 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 57 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Tshekardocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1944) - 0 Species
Ulodidae (Pascoe, 1869) - 8 Species
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 10 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 163 SpeciesIronclad beetles
146 Families with 46704 Species in Oceania
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Species overview - Checklist for Coleoptera in Oceania without family allocation
Antistydatusa giachinoi (Pace, 2005)Info
Antistydatusa tasmaniensis (Pace, 2005)Info
Apheloodes obliquum (B. Dunstan, 1923)Info
Apheloodes rugosum (B. Dunstan, 1923)Info
Christmas beetle ()Info
Dyscerasphorus laticeps (Blackburn, 1895)Info
Ennaeus bituberculatus (Lea, 1911)Info
Floricateres pusillus -> Peltonyxa pusillaInfo
Isopteroplonyx termitophilus (Lea, 1910)Info
Lasiorynchus barbicornis (Fabricius, 1775)New Zealand giraffe beetleInfo
Mimopallensis albonotatus (Pic, 1941)Info
Miocydus brevicornis (Pascoe, 1875)Info
Miocydus prionoides -> Elaptus prionoidesInfo
Orphanotrophium brevis (Lea, 1919)Info
Orphanotrophium dentaticollis (Blackburn, 1891)Info
Orphanotrophium fallax (Seidlitz, 1916)Info
Orphanotrophium frigidum (Blackburn, 1891)Info
Orphanotrophium pallidipennis (Lea, 1895)Info
Pisidium aslini (Kuiper, 1983)Info
Pisidium australiense (Korniushin, 2000)Info
Pisidium carum (Cotton, 1953)Info
Pisidium centrale (Korniushin, 2000)Info
Pisidium etheridgei (E. A. Smith, 1882)Info
Pisidium fultoni (Kuiper, 1983)Info
Pisidium hallae (Kuiper, 1983)Info
Pisidium kosciusko (Iredale, 1943)Info
Pisidium ponderi (Korniushin, 2000)Info
Pisidium tasmanicum (Tenison-woods, 1876)Info
Pseudocisterna bivittata (Breuning, 1939)Info
Punctate flower chafer ()Info
Rhytidoclerus rugosus (Kuwert, 1894)Info
Similisodus ziczac (Mckeown, 1942)Info
Tapas armifer (Besuchet, 2008)Info
Tapas australiae (Lea, 1910)Info
Tapas basseti (Besuchet, 2008)Info
Thoraxocarphurus rhytideres (Lea, 1902)Info
Xestoclerus eximius (Kuwert, 1894)Info
37 Species in Coleoptera for Oceania 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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