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Distribution path and Subregions of South Korea (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - East Asia - Korea - South Korea
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in South Korea
Class
South Korea
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 350 families, 3268 genera, 7475 species
Tree
Subclass
South Korea
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 348 families, 3265 genera, 7469 species
Tree
Infraclass
South Korea
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 330 families, 3197 genera, 7306 species
Tree
Superorder
South Korea
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 213 families, 2560 genera, 6110 species
Tree
Order
South Korea
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 62 families, 760 genera, 1871 species
Site
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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
South Korea
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     5 families, 108 genera, 416 species
Suborder
South Korea
    Archostemata (Kolbe, 1908) (Ommatids)
     1 family, 5 genera, 10 species
Suborder
South Korea
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     56 families, 647 genera, 1445 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in South Korea
Agyrtidae (Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesPrimitive carrion beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 14 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 71 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 39 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 22 SpeciesJewel beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 13 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 378 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 417 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 130 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 1 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 37 SpeciesLady cows
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 10 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 167 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 8 SpeciesSkin beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 28 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 50 SpeciesSkipjacks
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesDor beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 6 SpeciesHaliplids
Helotidae (Reitter, 1876) - 2 Species
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 2 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 18 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 2 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 10 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 19 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 2 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 16 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 56 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 1 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesPintail beetles
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSap beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 1 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 6 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 7 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Prostomidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 2 SpeciesJugular-horned beetles
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 4 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 1 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 17 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 42 Species
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 80 SpeciesScarabs
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 21 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 2 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 55 SpeciesRove beetles
Stenotrachelidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 2 SpeciesFalse longhorn beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 10 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 2 SpeciesIronclad beetles
62 Families with 1871 Species in South Korea
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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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