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Distribution path and Subregions of Switzerland (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - West Europe - Switzerland
Subregions: Central Switzerland (Lucerne), Lake Geneva region (Geneva), Northwest Switzerland (Aargau)
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Switzerland
Class
Switzerland
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 425 families, 3846 genera, 12678 species
Tree
Subclass
Switzerland
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 422 families, 3841 genera, 12671 species
Tree
Infraclass
Switzerland
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 404 families, 3793 genera, 12555 species
Tree
Superorder
Switzerland
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 286 families, 3232 genera, 11159 species
Tree
Order
Switzerland
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 83 families, 965 genera, 3245 species
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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
Switzerland
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     6 families, 149 genera, 1009 species
Suborder
Switzerland
    Archostemata (Kolbe, 1908) (Ommatids)
     1 family, 2 genera, 2 species
Suborder
Switzerland
    Myxophaga (Crowson, 1955) (Microsporids)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Suborder
Switzerland
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     74 families, 811 genera, 2229 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Switzerland
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 5 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 3 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 9 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 62 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 19 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 5 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 15 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 3 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 54 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 36 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 16 SpeciesPill beetles
Byturidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1858) - 2 SpeciesFruitworm beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 32 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 907 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 346 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 366 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 6 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 45 SpeciesLady cows
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 1 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 12 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 2 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 419 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 23 SpeciesSkin beetles
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 73 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 61 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 1 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endecatomidae (Leconte, 1861) - 1 Species
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 2 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesDor beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 17 SpeciesHaliplids
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 2 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 11 SpeciesClown beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 5 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 34 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 14 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Lasiosynidae (Kirejtshuk, Chang, Ren & Kun, 2010) - 1 Species
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 8 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 23 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 8 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 7 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 10 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 24 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 26 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 4 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 16 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 54 SpeciesSap beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 2 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 18 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Orsodacnidae (Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesRavenous Leaf Beetles
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 2 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 1 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 18 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 8 Species
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 34 SpeciesScarabs
Schizocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 1 Species
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 5 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 6 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesScydmaenines
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 24 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 2 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Sphaeritidae (Schuckard, 1839) - 1 SpeciesFalse clown beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 168 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 70 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 1 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Trachypachidae (C. G. Thomson, 1857) - 1 SpeciesFalse ground beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 4 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 4 SpeciesIronclad beetles
82 Families with 3254 Species in Switzerland
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Species overview - Checklist for Coleoptera in Switzerland without family allocation
Coleopteron harpalinus (Heer, 1865)Info
Coleopteron spectabilis (Heer, 1865)Info
Coleopteron troglodytes (Heer, 1865)Info
Thurmannia punctulata (O. Heer, 1852)Info
4 Species in Coleoptera for Switzerland 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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