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Distribution path and Subregions of United Kingdom (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - North Europe - British Isles - United Kingdom
Subregions: Great Britain (England, Scotland, Wales), Northern Ireland
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in United Kingdom
Class
United Kingdom
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 723 families, 8145 genera, 32838 species
Tree
Subclass
United Kingdom
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 717 families, 8045 genera, 32709 species
Tree
Infraclass
United Kingdom
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 654 families, 7875 genera, 32412 species
Tree
Superorder
United Kingdom
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 421 families, 6493 genera, 28886 species
Tree
Order
United Kingdom
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 115 families, 1825 genera, 6552 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
United Kingdom
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     7 families, 183 genera, 1067 species
Suborder
United Kingdom
    Archostemata (Kolbe, 1908) (Ommatids)
     2 families, 14 genera, 26 species
Suborder
United Kingdom
    Myxophaga (Crowson, 1955) (Microsporids)
     3 families, 4 genera, 6 species
Suborder
United Kingdom
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     99 families, 1614 genera, 5433 species
Suborder
United Kingdom
    Protocoleoptera (Tillyard, 1924)
     3 families, 4 genera, 6 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in United Kingdom
Acanthocnemidae (Crowson, 1964) - 1 Species
Ademosynidae (Ponomarenko, 1968) - 2 Species
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 5 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Alexiidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 3 Species
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 19 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 15 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 143 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 6 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Belidae (Schönherr, 1826) - 7 SpeciesPrimitive weevils
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 2 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 36 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 7 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 29 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 11 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 134 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 114 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 16 SpeciesPill beetles
Byturidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1858) - 2 SpeciesFruitworm beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 54 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 840 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 170 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 8 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 381 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 30 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 11 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 19 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 84 SpeciesLady cows
Coptoclavidae (Ponomarenko, 1961) - 1 SpeciesExtinct family
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 12 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 78 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 7 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 936 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 60 SpeciesSkin beetles
Derodontidae (Leconte, 1861) - 2 SpeciesTooth-necked fungus beetles
Dryophthoridae (Schönherr, 1825) -> Dryophthorinae - 1 SpeciesPalm weevils
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 14 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 174 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 145 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 21 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 25 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 1 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 9 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaphyropteridae (Pongracz, 1935) - 2 Species
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 31 SpeciesHaliplids
Helophoridae (Leach, 1815) -> Hydrophilidae - 1 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 12 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 66 SpeciesClown beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 46 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 151 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hygrobiidae (Régimbart, 1878) - 1 SpeciesScreech-beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 4 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Lasiosynidae (Kirejtshuk, Chang, Ren & Kun, 2010) - 1 Species
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 67 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 99 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 2 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 14 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 7 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 3 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 25 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 20 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 18 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 40 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 31 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 33 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 16 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Nemonychidae (Bedel, 1882) - 2 SpeciesPine flower weevils
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 136 SpeciesSap beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 2 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 15 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Ommatidae (Sharp & Muir, 1912) - 19 Species
Orsodacnidae (Thomson, 1859) - 3 SpeciesRavenous Leaf Beetles
Paloegyrinidae (Schlechtendal, 1894) - 1 Species
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Permosynidae (Tillyard, 1924) - 1 Species
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 20 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Phloiophilidae (Kiesenwetter, 1863) - 2 Species
Promecheilidae (Lacordaire, 1859) - 2 Species
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 1 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 84 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 72 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 3 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Pythidae (Solier, 1834) - 1 SpeciesDead log bark beetles
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 1 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 45 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 8 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 15 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 56 SpeciesScarabs
Schizocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 3 Species
Schizophoridae (Ponomarenko, 1968) - 1 Species
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 30 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 19 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 40 SpeciesScydmaenines
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 34 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 14 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Sphaeritidae (Schuckard, 1839) - 2 SpeciesFalse clown beetles
Sphaeriusidae (Erichson, 1845) - 2 SpeciesMinute Bog Beetles
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 2 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 1375 SpeciesRove beetles
Synteliidae (Lewis, 1882) - 6 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 77 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Thanerocleridae (Chapin, 1921) - 2 Species
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 12 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 8 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Tshekardocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1944) - 3 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 16 SpeciesIronclad beetles
115 Families with 6539 Species in United Kingdom
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Species overview - Checklist for Coleoptera in United Kingdom without family allocation
Chiloporata rubicunda (Erichson, 1837)Info
Coleopteron aquaticus (P. B. Brodie, 1845)Info
Coleopteron beyrichi (Giebel, 1856)Info
Coleopteron bractoides (Blake, 1876)Info
Coleopteron rugosostriatus (Giebel, 1856)Info
Coleopteron semicrematus (E. A. Jarzembowski, 2003)Info
Coleopteron studeri (C. G. Giebel, 1856)Info
Coleopteron vetustus (Giebel, 1856)Info
Coleopteron wittsi (P. B. Brodie, 1845)Info
Coleopteron zekelii (C. G. Giebel, 1856)Info
Grammostethus marginatus (Erichson, 1834)Info
Kamaroma breve (A. Handlirsch, 1906)Info
Pallax prevosti (A. Handlirsch, 1906)Info
Phloeodroma concolor -> Phloeopora concolorInfo
14 Species in Coleoptera for United Kingdom 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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