List of subgroups of the order Coleoptera

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This article classifies the subgroups of the order Coleoptera (beetles) down to the level of families, following the system in Volume 2 of American Beetles (2002) for all North American families (there were changes in the system between Vols. 1 & 2), and following Lawrence & Newton (1995) for extralimital taxa. A few subfamilies, tribes and synonyms are shown here where a family has been reclassified.

Order Coleoptera (beetles)

References[edit]

  • Lawrence, J.F., Newton, A.F. Jr. (1995) Families and subfamilies of Coleoptera (with selected genera, notes, references, and data on family-group names), pp. 779–1006. In: Pakaluk, J., Slipinski, S.A. (eds.), Biology, phylogeny, and classification of Coleoptera: Papers celebrating the 80th birthday of Roy A. Crowson. Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii PAN, Warszawa.
  • Ross H. Arnett, Jr. and Michael C. Thomas, American Beetles (CRC Press, 2001–2002)