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Distribution path and Subregions of Zambia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Zambia
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Zambia
Class
Zambia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 250 families, 2506 genera, 6905 species
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Subclass
Zambia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 248 families, 2504 genera, 6903 species
Tree
Infraclass
Zambia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 237 families, 2430 genera, 6662 species
Tree
Superorder
Zambia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 164 families, 2080 genera, 5983 species
Tree
Order
Zambia
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 39 families, 597 genera, 1684 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
Zambia
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     4 families, 146 genera, 661 species
Suborder
Zambia
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     35 families, 451 genera, 1023 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Zambia
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 4 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 21 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 7 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 14 SpeciesJewel beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 0 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 622 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 444 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 26 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesLady cows
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 49 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 4 SpeciesSkin beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 20 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 18 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 2 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesDor beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 5 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 6 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 6 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 9 SpeciesStag beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 13 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 22 SpeciesChafers
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesPintail beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 1 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 2 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 0 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) -> Attelabidae - 1 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 27 Species
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 293 SpeciesScarabs
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 0 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 2 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 7 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 7 SpeciesHide beetles
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 2 Species
42 Families with 1684 Species in Zambia
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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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