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Distribution path and Subregions of Tanzania (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Tanzania
Subregions: Lindi Region, Tanganyika, Zanzibar
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Tanzania
Class
Tanzania
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 451 families, 5463 genera, 19050 species
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Subclass
Tanzania
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 447 families, 5457 genera, 19042 species
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Infraclass
Tanzania
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 428 families, 5373 genera, 18787 species
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Superorder
Tanzania
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 295 families, 4395 genera, 16490 species
Tree
Order
Tanzania
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 78 families, 1539 genera, 5718 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
Tanzania
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     4 families, 272 genera, 1461 species
Suborder
Tanzania
    Archostemata (Kolbe, 1908) (Ommatids)
     1 family, 1 genus, 2 species
Suborder
Tanzania
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     73 families, 1266 genera, 4255 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Tanzania
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 10 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 27 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 13 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 188 Species
Archeocrypticidae (Kaszab, 1964) - 2 SpeciesCryptic fungus beetles
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 48 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 6 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 34 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 19 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 45 SpeciesJewel beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 5 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1341 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1253 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 13 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 122 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 1 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 5 SpeciesLady cows
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 0 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 2 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 228 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 28 SpeciesSkin beetles
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 76 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 120 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 4 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 1 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 31 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Helotidae (Reitter, 1876) - 2 Species
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 4 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 51 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 24 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 2 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 2 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 43 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 3 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 54 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 291 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 0 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 4 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 3 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesSap beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 13 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 1 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 3 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Prionoceridae (Lacaordaire, 1857) - 1 Species
Propalticidae (Crowson, 1952) - 1 Species
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 3 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSpider beetles
Rhipiceridae (Latreille, 1834) - 1 SpeciesCicada beetle
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 2 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhizophagidae (Shuey, 1996) -> Monotomidae - 1 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 17 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 104 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1120 SpeciesScarabs
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 0 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 1 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesScydmaenines
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 10 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 90 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 66 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 5 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 32 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 1 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 14 SpeciesIronclad beetles
81 Families with 5718 Species in Tanzania
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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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