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Distribution path and Subregions of Taiwan (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - East Asia - Taiwan
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Taiwan
Class
Taiwan
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 622 families, 11176 genera, 40645 species
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Subclass
Taiwan
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 619 families, 11170 genera, 40637 species
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Infraclass
Taiwan
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 596 families, 11046 genera, 40168 species
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Superorder
Taiwan
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 390 families, 8582 genera, 32079 species
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Order
Taiwan
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 108 families, 3055 genera, 10955 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
Taiwan
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     5 families, 228 genera, 806 species
Suborder
Taiwan
    Archostemata (Kolbe, 1908) (Ommatids)
     1 family, 2 genera, 4 species
Suborder
Taiwan
    Myxophaga (Crowson, 1955) (Microsporids)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Suborder
Taiwan
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     101 families, 2824 genera, 10144 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Taiwan
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 7 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 73 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 142 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 120 Species
Archeocrypticidae (Kaszab, 1964) - 1 SpeciesCryptic fungus beetles
Artematopodidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 1 SpeciesSoft-bodied plant beetles
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 69 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 5 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Bolboceratidae (Mulsant, 1842) -> Bolboceratinae - 1 SpeciesDor beetles
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 39 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 13 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 15 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 6 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 79 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 197 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 12 SpeciesPill beetles
Byturidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1858) - 4 SpeciesFruitworm beetles
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 8 SpeciesCedar beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 301 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 722 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1854 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chelonariidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesTurtle beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 844 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 8 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 6 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 75 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 313 SpeciesLady cows
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 4 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 9 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 40 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 4 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 628 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 10 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 44 SpeciesSkin beetles
Derodontidae (Leconte, 1861) - 1 SpeciesTooth-necked fungus beetles
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 9 Species
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 8 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 72 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 446 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 16 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 57 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 115 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 1 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 21 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 31 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaphyridae (Macleay, 1819) - 4 SpeciesThe bumble bee scarab beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 4 SpeciesHaliplids
Helotidae (Reitter, 1876) - 23 Species
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 4 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 132 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 12 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 20 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 66 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydroscaphidae (Leconte, 1874) - 1 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 82 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 6 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 98 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 8 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 191 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 109 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 14 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 20 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 316 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 46 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 6 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 137 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 104 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 1 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 2 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 10 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 30 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Passandridae (Erichson, 1845) -> Passandrinae - 1 SpeciesParasitic flat bark beetles
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 22 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Phengodidae (Leconte, 1861) - 5 SpeciesGlowworm beetles
Prionoceridae (Lacaordaire, 1857) - 7 Species
Prostomidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesJugular-horned beetles
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 18 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 4 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 8 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 51 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 15 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Rhipiceridae (Latreille, 1834) - 5 SpeciesCicada beetle
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 13 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 64 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 155 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 456 SpeciesScarabs
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 16 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 4 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 41 SpeciesScydmaenines
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 13 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 49 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 1554 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 465 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Thanerocleridae (Chapin, 1921) - 3 Species
Trictenotomidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesCroc beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 18 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 5 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 16 SpeciesIronclad beetles
108 Families with 10959 Species in Taiwan
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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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