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 Pacific Islands (More Checklists)
Path: World Oceans - Pacific Ocean - Pacific Islands
Subregions: Pacific Subtropical Islands
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Pacific Islands
Class
Pacific Islands
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 120 families, 312 genera, 441 species
Tree
Subclass
Pacific Islands
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 119 families, 311 genera, 440 species
Tree
Infraclass
Pacific Islands
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 118 families, 310 genera, 439 species
Tree
Superorder
Pacific Islands
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 87 families, 251 genera, 331 species
Tree
Order
Pacific Islands
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 44 families, 158 genera, 211 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
Pacific Islands
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     2 families, 14 genera, 19 species
Suborder
Pacific Islands
    Archostemata (Kolbe, 1908) (Ommatids)
     1 family, 1 genus, 2 species
Suborder
Pacific Islands
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     41 families, 143 genera, 190 species

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Pacific Islands
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 3 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 Species
Belidae (Schönherr, 1826) - 3 SpeciesPrimitive weevils
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 1 SpeciesPill beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 1 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 16 SpeciesLady cows
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 2 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 28 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 1 SpeciesSkin beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesSkipjacks
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 3 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 1 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 2 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 3 SpeciesStag beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesPintail beetles
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSap beetles
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 1 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesSpider beetles
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 1 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesScarabs
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 2 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesScydmaenines
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 1 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 14 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 4 SpeciesIronclad beetles
44 Families with 211 Species in Pacific Islands
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ


ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
Species overview - Checklist for Coleoptera in Pacific Islands
Species with ANext  
Acrossus luridus (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Aderus abundans (Lea, 1917)Info
Aderus conspicillatus (Lea, 1917)Info
Aderus glaber (Lea, 1917)Info
Ampagia montivaga (Lea, 1913)Info
Ampagia squamibunda (Lea, 1929)Info
Ampagia squamigera (Lea, 1929)Info
Andracalles fasciculatus (Lea, 1928)Info
Anomotarus variegatus (Moore, 1967)Info
Aphanocorynes procerus (Olliff, A.s., 1889)Info
Aphodius lividus -> Acrossus luridusDung beetleInfo
Araiorrhinus howitti -> Araiorrhinus howittiiInfo
Araiorrhinus howittii (Pascoe, 1872)Info
Ascioplaga mimeta (Neboiss, 1984)Info
Ascioplaga sciasma (Neboiss, 1984)Info
Aspidiphorus howensis (Lea, 1920)Info
Astenus guttulus (Fauvel, 1877)Info
Ataenius picinus (Harold, 1861)Pitchy scarabInfo
Australinus cyaneipennis (W. J. Macleay, 1871)Info
Australinus megacephalus (Lea, 1925)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bitoma epitheca (Olliff, 1889)Info
Brontispa castanea -> Brontispa longissimaInfo
Brontispa longissima (Gestro, 1885)Coconut leaf beetleInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Cafius gigas (Lea, 1929)Info
Celibe exulans (Pascoe, 1866)Info
Cephennomicrus lordhowei (Franz, 1975)Info
Ceresium procerum (Olliff, 1890)Info
Cerobates ophthalmicus (Pascoe, 1872)Info
Cerylon solomoni (Slipinski, 1981)Info
Chauliognathus apterus (Olliff, 1889)Info
Chlaenius flaviguttatus (W.s. Macleay, 1825)Info
Chlaenius ophonoides (Fairmaire, 1843)Info
Clivina australasiae (Boheman, 1858)Info
Coccinella transversalis -> Coccinella transversoguttataTransverse ladybirdInfo
Coccinella transversoguttata (Faldermann, 1835)Transverse lady beetleInfo
Colpodes hilaris (Olliff, 1889)Info
Conoderus striatus (W.j. Macleay, 1872)Info
Coptocercus multitrichis ()Info
Coptocercus multitrichus (Wang, 1995)Info
Cortinicara hirtalis (Broun, 1880)Minute scavenger beetleInfo
Cryptalaus nesiotes (Neboiss, 1967)Info
Cryptolaemus affinis (Crotch, 1874)Info
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mulsant, 1853)Mealybug LadybirdInfo
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri montrouzieri (Mulsant, 1853)Info
Cryptotermes primus (Hill, 1921)Native drywood termiteInfo
Cudnellia insularis (Lea, 1915)Info
Cyphon primitus (Klausnitzer, 1976)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dematochroma picea (Baly, 1864)Info
Dermestes maculatus (Degeer, 1774)Hide beetleInfo
Digitonthophagus gazella (Fabricius, 1787)Brown dung beetleInfo
Dioedus antennatus (Carter, 1911)Info
Diomus lord (Pang & Slipinski, 2010)Info
Diomus macrops (Lea, 1929)Info
Diomus notescens -> Scymnus notescensMinute two-spotted ladybirdInfo
Disterna norfolkensis (Mckeown, 1938)Info
Dorcatoma elliptica (Lea, 1924)Info
Dorcatoma punctipennis (Lea, 1924)Info
Dysthaeta naevia (Olliff, 1888)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elasmotena insulana (Olliff, 1890)Info
Embaphiodes pyxidatus (Pascoe, 1874)Info
Ephrycinus pilistriatus (Lea, 1910)Info
Epuraea imperialis (Reitter, 1877)Info
Euconnus brevipennis (Franz, 1975)Info
Euconnus eremita (Franz, 1975)Info
Euconnus howeanus (Franz, 1975)Info
Euparotrix squamosa (Lea, 1923)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Figulus fulgens (Bomans, 1986)Info
Figulus howei (De Lisle, 1967)Info
Figulus insulanus (Bomans, 1986)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Geochus howensis (Lea, 1927)Info
Geoendomychus pubescens (Lea, 1922)Info
Glipa subflava (Takakuwa, 2000)Info
Glyphochilus kentiae (Lea, 1929)Info
Gonocephalum calvulum (Olliff, 1889)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hadrobregmus australiensis (Pic, 1901)Info
Hapalips investigatus (Leschen & Wegrzynowicz, 1998)Info
Harmonia testudinaria (Mulsant, 1850)Tortoise Shelled LadybirdInfo
Helcogaster litoralis (Lea, 1921)Info
Hesperus dolichoderes (Lea, 1925)Info
Hesperus pacificus (Olliff, 1887)Info
Heteronychus arator (Fabricius, 1775)African black beetleInfo
Heteronychus sanctaehelenae -> Heteronychus aratorInfo
Heterothops castaneus (Lea, 1925)Info
Heterothops kentiae (Lea, 1925)Info
Hoplocossonus lethargicus (Olliff, A.s., 1889)Info
Howea angulata (Olliff, 1889)Info
Howeanthribus bufo (Zimmerman, 1994)Info
Howeocis microps (Lea, 1926)Info
Howeocis setosus (Lea, 1926)Info
Hybomorphus melanosomus (Saunders & Jekel, 1855)Info
Hydissus vulgaris (Olliff, 1889)Info
Hypharpax australis (Dejean, 1829)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idiopterocis trilinealbus (Lea, 1931)Info
Isacantha inculta (Olliff, 1889)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Labarrus lividus (Olivier, 1789)Info
Lacordairia elongata (Moore, 1992)Info
Lacordairia fugax (Olliff, 1889)Info
Lasiodactylus calvus (Olliff, 1888)Info
Leanobium marmoratus (Lea, 1924)Info
Leanobium subhumeralis (Lea, 1924)Info
Lemidia subaenea (Gorham, 1877)Info
Leptopius etheridgei (Olliff, 1889)Info
Leptopius mirabilis (Lea, 1926)Info
Lindorus forestieri (Mulsant, 1853)Info
Liparochrus insularis (Petrovitz, 1980)Info
Litocerus balli -> Mecocerinopis balliInfo
Litochrus laeticulus (Blackburn, 1891)Info
Lorelus fumatus (Lea, 1929)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Mandalotus bilobicollis (Lea, 1926)Info
Mandalotus squamosus (Lea, 1926)Info
Manobia fuscitarsis (Lea, 1926)Info
Manobia instabilis (Lea, 1926)Info
Mecocerinopis balli (Olliff, 1889)Info
Mecyclothorax goweri (Moore, 1992)Info
Mecyclothorax howei (Moore, 1992)Info
Melanotus zwaluwenburgi (Platia & Schimmel, 2001)Info
Melanoxanthus gourvesi (Chassain, 2001)Info
Melanoxanthus paeninsularis (Chassain, 2001)Info
Melittomma pervagum (Olliff, 1889)Info
Melobasis empyria (Olliff, 1889)Info
Melobasis purpurascens (Fabricius, 1801)Info
Menippus fugitivus (Lea, 1926)Info
Mesotretis fumata -> Lorelus fumatusInfo
Metanastes vulgivagus (Olliff, 1889)Black beetleInfo
Metisopus curtulus (Olliff, 1889)Info
Metophthalmus nodosus (Rucker, 1983)Info
Microcryptorhynchus fasciculatus -> Andracalles fasciculatusInfo
Microcryptorhynchus howensis (Lea, 1928)Info
Microcryptorhynchus oreas (Lea, 1928)Info
Microferonia howei (Moore, 1992)Info
Microlamia pygmaea (Bates, 1874)Info
Mordella auronotata (Lea, 1917)Info
Munaria tmetus (Olliff, 1889)Info
Mychocerus peckorum (Slipinski, 1988)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nechyrus cribratus (Lea, 1928)Info
Neotrichiorhyssemus hirsutus (Clouët, 1901)Info
Neotrichus lucifugus (Olliff, 1889)Info
Neoxantholinus fugitivus (Olliff, 1889)Info
Nephrites helenae (Lea, 1929)Info
Neseuthia lordhowei -> Cephennomicrus lordhoweiInfo
Nothochaetes howensis (Lawrence, Slipinski, Jager & Putz, 2013)Info
Notoplatynus hilaris -> Colpodes hilarisInfo
Notosalpingus variabilis (Lea, 1917)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ochosternus howensis (Lea, 1929)Info
Onthophagus gazella -> Digitonthophagus gazellaGazella dung beetleInfo
Onthophagus tonsus (D´orbigny, 1902)Info
Onthophagus transcaspicus (Koenig, 1888)Gazella scarabInfo
Oricopis insulana (Olliff, 1890)Info
Orthorhinus cylindrirostris (Schonherr, 1825)Elephant weevilInfo
Orthorhinus lateralis (Pascoe, 1882)Info
Orthorrhinus vagus (Olliff, A.s., 1889)Info
Ostoma pudicum ()Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Palaminus australiae (Fauvel, 1878)Info
Palaminus australiae australiae (Fauvel, 1878)Info
Paracalais nesiotes -> Cryptalaus nesiotesInfo
Paraphellus rostratus (Lea, 1929)Info
Paraphloeostiba gayndahensis (Macleay, 1873)Info
Pentagonica vittipennis (Chaudoir, 1877)Info
Phanodesta pudica (Olliff, 1889)Info
Philothermus caledonicus (Dajoz, 1974)Info
Philothermus norfolkiensis (Slipinski, 1988)Info
Phrynocaria astrolabiana (Weise, 1902)Info
Pimelopus fischeri (Montrouzier, 1860)Info
Pimelopus noctis (Olliff, 1889)Info
Platydema spicata ()Info
Platydema striatum (Montrouzier, 1860)Info
Platysoma paugami abundans (Lea, 1925)Info
Platytomus pachypus (Lea, 1923)Info
Procraerus semperi (Schimmel, 1999)Info
Promethis sterrha (Olliff, 1889)Info
Prosopogmus suspectus (Chaudoir, 1878)Info
Prospheres norfolkensis (Levey, 1978)Info
Pseudomicrocara spilotus (Blackburn, 1892)Info
Pseudonemadus adelaidae (Blackburn, 1891)Info
Ptinella cara (Deane, 1932)Info
Pycnomerus moestus (Olliff, 1889)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhantus frontalis (Marsham, 1802)Info
Rhantus suturalis -> Rhantus frontalisInfo
Rhinotia acrobela -> Rhinotia acrobelesInfo
Rhinotia acrobeles (Olliff, 1889)Info
Rhyzobius filicis (Lea, 1929)Info
Rhyzobius forestieri -> Lindorus forestieriBlack ladybirdInfo
Rhyzobius viridipennis (Lea, 1929)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Saprinus cyaneus (Fabricius, 1775)Round green histerInfo
Saprinus pseudocyaneus -> Saprinus cyaneusInfo
Saprosites mesosternalis (Lea, 1923)Info
Sarothrocrepis inquinata (Erichson, 1842)Info
Scaphisoma glabripenne (Löbl, 1977)Info
Scaphisoma leai (Löbl, 1977)Info
Scopodes ovalis (Moore, 1992)Info
Scopodes ovalis ovalis (Moore, 1992)Info
Scymnus notescens (Blackburn, 1889)Info
Serianotus punctilatera (Lea, 1924)Info
Simodactylus perraulti (Chassain, 2001)Info
Somatidia aranea (Olliff, 1889)Info
Somatidia capillosa (Olliff, 1889)Info
Somatidia olliffi (Lea, 1929)Info
Somatidia pulchella (Olliff, 1889)Info
Somatidia tricolor (Lea, 1929)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Talayra elongata (Macleay, 1873)Info
Tapinocis abundans (Lea, 1928)Info
Tarsostenodes howensis (Bartlett, 2009)Info
Thriocerodes bipartitus (Pic, 1941)Info
Thriocerodes decussates (Bartlett, 2009)Info
Tilloforma mirogastra (Lea, 1918)Info
Tomoxia howensis (Lea, 1917)Info
Trachyscelis howensis (Lea, 1929)Info
Tropidotasia femoralis (Lea, 1928)Info
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xyloteles segrex -> Xylotoles segrexInfo
Xylotoles segrex (Olliff, 1889)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zygocera norfolkensis (Mckeown, 1938)Info
211 Species in Coleoptera for Pacific Islands listed
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