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Distribution path and Subregions of Lesotho (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Lesotho
Taxonomy for Melolonthidae (Chafers) in Lesotho
Class
Lesotho
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 201 families, 1010 genera, 2032 species
Tree
Subclass
Lesotho
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 199 families, 1007 genera, 2028 species
Tree
Infraclass
Lesotho
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 194 families, 999 genera, 2015 species
Tree
Superorder
Lesotho
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 107 families, 577 genera, 1154 species
Tree
Order
Lesotho
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 18 families, 80 genera, 143 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Lesotho
Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
 15 families, 70 genera, 126 species
Tree
Infraorder
Lesotho
Scarabaeiformia (Crowson, 1960)
 5 families, 35 genera, 78 species
Tree
Superfamily
Lesotho
Scarabaeoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Scarab Beetles)
 5 families, 35 genera, 78 species
Tree
Family
Lesotho
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) (Chafers) - Systematics
 2 genera, 4 species
Site
Tree
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Genera1.003    worldwide
Species15.658    worldwide
Common namesChafers, June beetles, May beetles
German namesMaikäfer
AuthorLeach, 1817
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Australasian


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Afrotropical
Neotropical
Oriental


Fossils:

Cenozoic


CountriesAfghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Taxonomic statusSynonymus of Scarabaeidae
Links and ReferencesMelolonthidae in faunaeur.org

Species overview - Checklist for Melolonthidae in Lesotho
Eriesthis albofasciata (Dombrow, 1997)Info
Eriesthis guttata (Burmeister, 1844)Info
Eriesthis oberprieleri (Dombrow, 1997)Info
Sparrmannia flavofasciata (Burmeister, 1855)Info
4 Species in Melolonthidae for Lesotho listed
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderColeoptera
Beetles, Coleopterans
SuborderPolyphaga
Polyphags
InfraorderScarabaeiformia
SuperfamilyScarabaeoidea
Scarab Beetles, Stag Beetles, Bess Beetles, Dung Beetles, DŽor Beetles, Chafer
FamilyMelolonthidae
Chafers, June beetles, May beetles
AuthorLeach, 1817

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