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Distribution path and Subregions of Polynesia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Polynesia
Subregions: American Samoa, Cook Islands, Easter Island, French Polynesia (Austral Islands, Marquesas Islands, Society Islands), Hawaii (Hawai´i, Kaua´i, Maui, Moloka´i, O´ahu), New Zealand (Auckland Islands, Campbell Islands, Chatham Islands, Kermadec Islands, North Island, Snares Islands, South Island, Stephens Island), Niue, Norfolk Island, Rotuma, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu (Funafuti Atoll), Wallis and Futuna
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Polynesia
Class
Polynesia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 535 families, 5766 genera, 22774 species
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Subclass
Polynesia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 529 families, 5756 genera, 22760 species
Tree
Infraclass
Polynesia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 510 families, 5687 genera, 22604 species
Tree
Superorder
Polynesia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 338 families, 4444 genera, 18861 species
Tree
Order
Polynesia
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 92 families, 1374 genera, 5969 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
Polynesia
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     3 families, 157 genera, 1187 species
Suborder
Polynesia
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     88 families, 1216 genera, 4781 species
Suborder
Polynesia
    Protocoleoptera (Tillyard, 1924)
     0 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Polynesia
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 7 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Agapythidae (Sen Gupta & Crowson, 1969) - 1 Species
Agyrtidae (Thomson, 1859) - 3 SpeciesPrimitive carrion beetles
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 35 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 160 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 34 Species
Archeocrypticidae (Kaszab, 1964) - 2 SpeciesCryptic fungus beetles
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Belidae (Schönherr, 1826) - 19 SpeciesPrimitive weevils
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 34 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 7 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 73 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 12 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 20 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 6 SpeciesPill beetles
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 2 SpeciesCedar beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 30 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1175 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cavognathidae (Sen Gupta & Crowson, 1966) - 3 Species
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 479 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chalcodryidae (Watt, 1974) - 14 Species
Chelonariidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesTurtle beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 79 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 89 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 13 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 36 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) - 17 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2041 SpeciesTrue weevils
Cyclaxyridae (Gimmel, Leschen & & 346;lipi& 324;ski, 2009) - 1 Species
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 73 SpeciesSkin beetles
Derodontidae (Leconte, 1861) - 2 SpeciesTooth-necked fungus beetles
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 1 Species
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 303 SpeciesSkipjacks
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 1 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 1 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesWhirligig 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) - 10 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Jacobsoniidae (Heller, 1926) - 2 SpeciesJacobson´s beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 5 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 10 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 94 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 2 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 30 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 2 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 119 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Metaxinidae (Kolibác, 2004) - 1 Species
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 3 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 22 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Nemonychidae (Bedel, 1882) - 14 SpeciesPine flower weevils
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 2 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 13 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Oxycorynidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 286 SpeciesOxycorynid weevils
Phycosecidae (Crowson, 1952) - 2 Species
Priasilphidae (Crowson, 1973) - 7 Species
Propalticidae (Crowson, 1952) - 1 Species
Prostomidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesJugular-horned beetles
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 1 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 6 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 1 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 13 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 7 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 28 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 40 SpeciesScarabs
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 8 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 6 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 21 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 102 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 176 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 2 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Tshekardocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1944) - 0 Species
Ulodidae (Pascoe, 1869) - 6 Species
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 6 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 15 SpeciesIronclad beetles
92 Families with 5969 Species in Polynesia
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Species overview - Checklist for Coleoptera in Polynesia without family allocation
Lasiorynchus barbicornis (Fabricius, 1775)New Zealand giraffe beetleInfo
1 Species in Coleoptera for Polynesia 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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