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Distribution path and Subregions of Tunisia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - North Africa - Tunisia
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Tunisia
Class
Tunisia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 320 families, 2067 genera, 4902 species
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Subclass
Tunisia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 318 families, 2063 genera, 4897 species
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Infraclass
Tunisia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 313 families, 2056 genera, 4889 species
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Superorder
Tunisia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 206 families, 1572 genera, 4058 species
Tree
Order
Tunisia
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 64 families, 644 genera, 1789 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
Tunisia
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     3 families, 137 genera, 649 species
Suborder
Tunisia
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     61 families, 507 genera, 1140 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Tunisia
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 1 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Alexiidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 1 Species
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 27 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 128 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 34 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) -> Brachycerinae - 1 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 4 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 10 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 22 SpeciesJewel beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 2 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 609 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 102 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 64 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 6 SpeciesLady cows
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 4 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 3 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 64 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 100 SpeciesSkin beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 36 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 68 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 2 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaphyridae (Macleay, 1819) - 5 SpeciesThe bumble bee scarab beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 3 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 10 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 28 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 2 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 10 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 6 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 1 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 2 SpeciesStag beetles
Lutrochidae (Kasap & Crowson, 1975) - 1 SpeciesTravertine beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 12 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 64 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 27 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 1 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesPintail beetles
Nemonychidae (Bedel, 1882) -> Nemonychinae - 1 SpeciesPine flower weevils
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 28 SpeciesSap beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 1 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 3 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 3 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesSpider beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 9 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 13 Species
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 86 SpeciesScarabs
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 2 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 46 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 63 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 1 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 6 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 2 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 1 SpeciesIronclad beetles
64 Families with 1790 Species in Tunisia
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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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