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Distribution path and Subregions of Sri Lanka (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - South Asia - Sri Lanka
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Sri Lanka
Class
Sri Lanka
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 447 families, 4053 genera, 9706 species
Tree
Subclass
Sri Lanka
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 444 families, 4049 genera, 9701 species
Tree
Infraclass
Sri Lanka
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 426 families, 3970 genera, 9549 species
Tree
Superorder
Sri Lanka
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 280 families, 3075 genera, 7851 species
Tree
Order
Sri Lanka
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 78 families, 954 genera, 2251 species
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Families309    worldwide
Genera43.284    worldwide
Species597.765    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
Sri Lanka
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     3 families, 176 genera, 577 species
Suborder
Sri Lanka
    Myxophaga (Crowson, 1955) (Microsporids)
     1 family, 1 genus, 2 species
Suborder
Sri Lanka
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     74 families, 777 genera, 1672 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Sri Lanka
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 8 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 37 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 60 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 46 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 35 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 2 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 4 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 9 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 14 SpeciesJewel beetles
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 1 SpeciesCedar beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 10 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 563 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 240 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 11 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 90 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 4 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 4 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 3 SpeciesLady cows
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 21 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 262 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 12 SpeciesSkin beetles
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 5 Species
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 37 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 32 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 31 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 1 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesDor beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 3 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 27 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 10 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 19 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydroscaphidae (Leconte, 1874) - 2 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Jacobsoniidae (Heller, 1926) - 2 SpeciesJacobson´s beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 5 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 4 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 7 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 20 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 35 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 2 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 13 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 95 SpeciesChafers
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 2 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 1 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Omethidae (Leconte, 1861) - 3 SpeciesFalse fireflies
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 16 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Prostomidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 2 SpeciesJugular-horned beetles
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 4 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Pterogeniidae (Crowson, 1953) - 1 Species
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 2 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 2 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSpider beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 38 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 47 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 164 SpeciesScarabs
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 2 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 7 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesScydmaenines
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 28 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 30 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Trictenotomidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesCroc beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 9 SpeciesHide beetles
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 1 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 7 SpeciesIronclad beetles
78 Families with 2251 Species in Sri Lanka
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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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