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Scarabaeoidea
Scarabaeoidea
is a superfamily of beetles, the only subgroup of the infraorder Scarabaeiformia. Around 35,000 species are placed in this superfamily and some 200 new species are described each year.[1] Its constituent families are also undergoing revision presently, and the family list below is only preliminary.

Contents

1 Families 2 See also 3 References 4 External links

Families[edit] American Beetles lists the following families:[2]

Belohinidae Paulian 1959 Bolboceratidae Laporte de Castelnau, 1840 Ceratocanthidae White 1842 (Acanthoceridae) Diphyllostomatidae Holloway 1972 (false stag beetles) Geotrupidae
Geotrupidae
Latreille, 1802 (earth-boring dung beetles) Glaphyridae
Glaphyridae
MacLeay, 1819 (bumble bee scarab beetles) Glaresidae Semenov-Tian-Shanskii and Medvedev 1932 (enigmatic scarab beetles) Hybosoridae
Hybosoridae
Erichson, 1847 (scavenging scarab beetles) Lucanidae
Lucanidae
Latreille 1804 (stag beetles) Ochodaeidae
Ochodaeidae
Mulsant and Rey 1871 (sand-loving scarab beetles) Passalidae
Passalidae
Leach, 1815 (bess beetles) Pleocomidae
Pleocomidae
LeConte 1861 (rain beetles) Scarabaeidae
Scarabaeidae
Latreille 1802 (scarab beetles) Trogidae
Trogidae
MacLeay 1819 (hide beetles)

See also[edit] List of subgroups of the order Coleoptera References[edit]

Data related to Scarabaeoidea
Scarabaeoidea
at Wikispecies Media related to Scarabaeoidea
Scarabaeoidea
at Wikimedia Commons

^ Brett C. Ratcliffe (2002). "A checklist of the Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera) of Panama" (PDF). Zootaxa (32): 1–48.  ^ Ross H. Arnett, Jr. and Michael C. Thomas (2001–2002). American Beetles. CRC Press. 

External links[edit]

Checklist of the Scarabaeoidea
Scarabaeoidea
of the Nearctic Realm (2003) Scarabs of the Levant Scarabaeoidea
Scarabaeoidea
Movies from Tree of Life Project Scarabeoidea of Italy

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Extant Coleoptera families

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Subclass: Pterygota Infraclass: Neoptera Superorder: Endopterygota

Suborder Archostemata

Crowsoniellidae (Crowsoniella relicta) Cupedidae
Cupedidae
(reticulated beetles) Jurodidae (Sikhotealinia zhiltzovae) Micromalthidae (telephone-pole beetle) Ommatidae

Suborder Adephaga

Extant families

Amphizoidae (trout-stream beetles) Aspidytidae Carabidae (ground beetles) Dytiscidae
Dytiscidae
(predaceous diving beetles) Gyrinidae (whirligig beetles) Haliplidae
Haliplidae
(crawling water beetles) Hygrobiidae Meruidae (Meru phyllisae) Noteridae
Noteridae
(burrowing water beetles) Rhysodidae
Rhysodidae
(wrinkled bark beetles) Trachypachidae
Trachypachidae
(false ground beetles)

Suborder Myxophaga

Hydroscaphidae
Hydroscaphidae
(skiff beetles) Lepiceridae Sphaeriusidae Torridincolidae

Suborder Polyphaga

Bostrichiformia

Bostrichoidea

Anobiidae
Anobiidae
(furniture beetles, death watch beetles, spider beetles) Bostrichidae
Bostrichidae
(auger beetles) Dermestidae
Dermestidae
(skin beetles) Jacobsoniidae
Jacobsoniidae
(Jacobson's beetles) Nosodendridae
Nosodendridae
(wounded-tree beetles)

Derodontoidea

Derodontidae
Derodontidae
(tooth-necked fungus beetles)

Cucujiformia

Chrysomeloidea

Cerambycidae (longhorn beetles) Chrysomelidae (leaf beetles) Disteniidae Megalopodidae Orsodacnidae Oxypeltidae Vesperidae

Cleroidea

Acanthocnemidae (Acanthocnemus nigricans) Chaetosomatidae Cleridae
Cleridae
(checkered beetles) Melyridae
Melyridae
(soft-wing flower beetles) Phloiophilidae (Phloiophilus edwardsi) Phycosecidae Prionoceridae Trogossitidae
Trogossitidae
(bark-gnawing beetles)

Cucujoidea

Alexiidae Biphyllidae
Biphyllidae
(false skin beetles) Boganiidae Bothrideridae
Bothrideridae
(dry bark beetles) Byturidae
Byturidae
(fruitworm beetles) Cavognathidae Cerylonidae
Cerylonidae
(minute bark beetles) Coccinellidae
Coccinellidae
(lady beetles, or God's cows) Corylophidae
Corylophidae
(minute fungus beetles) Cryptophagidae
Cryptophagidae
(silken fungus beetles) Cucujidae
Cucujidae
(flat bark beetles) Cyclaxyridae Discolomatidae Endomychidae
Endomychidae
(handsome fungus beetles) Erotylidae
Erotylidae
(pleasing fungus beetles) Helotidae Hobartiidae Kateretidae
Kateretidae
(short-winged flower beetles) Laemophloeidae
Laemophloeidae
(lined flat bark beetles) Lamingtoniidae (Lamingtonium binnaberrense) Latridiidae
Latridiidae
(minute brown scavenger beetles) Monotomidae (root-eating beetles) Myraboliidae Nitidulidae (sap beetles) Passandridae
Passandridae
(parasitic flat bark beetles) Phalacridae
Phalacridae
(shining flower beetles) Phloeostichidae Propalticidae Protocucujidae Silvanidae
Silvanidae
(silvanid flat bark beetles) Smicripidae (palmetto beetles) Sphindidae
Sphindidae
(dry-fungus beetles)

Curculionoidea (weevils)

Anthribidae
Anthribidae
(fungus weevils) Attelabidae
Attelabidae
(leaf-rolling weevils) Belidae
Belidae
(primitive weevils) Brentidae
Brentidae
(straight snout weevils, New York weevil) Caridae Curculionidae
Curculionidae
(true weevils, bark beetles, ambrosia beetles) Nemonychidae
Nemonychidae
(pine flower weevils)

Lymexyloidea

Lymexylidae
Lymexylidae
(ship-timber beetles)

Tenebrionoidea

Aderidae
Aderidae
(ant-like leaf beetles) Anthicidae
Anthicidae
(ant-like flower beetles) Archeocrypticidae (cryptic fungus beetles) Boridae
Boridae
(conifer bark beetles) Chalcodryidae Ciidae
Ciidae
(minute tree-fungus beetles) Melandryidae
Melandryidae
(false darkling beetles) Meloidae (blister beetles) Mordellidae
Mordellidae
(tumbling flower beetles) Mycetophagidae
Mycetophagidae
(hairy fungus beetles) Mycteridae (palm and flower beetles) Oedemeridae
Oedemeridae
(false blister beetle) Perimylopidae, or Promecheilidae Prostomidae
Prostomidae
(jugular-horned beetles) Pterogeniidae Pyrochroidae (fire-coloured beetles) Pythidae
Pythidae
(dead log bark beetles) Ripiphoridae
Ripiphoridae
(wedge-shaped beetles) Salpingidae
Salpingidae
(narrow-waisted bark beetles) Scraptiidae
Scraptiidae
(false flower beetles) Stenotrachelidae
Stenotrachelidae
(false longhorn beetles) Synchroidae
Synchroidae
(synchroa bark beetles) Tenebrionidae (darkling beetles) Tetratomidae (polypore fungus beetles) Trachelostenidae Trictenotomidae Ulodidae Zopheridae
Zopheridae
(ironclad beetles, cylindrical bark beetles)

Elateriformia

Buprestoidea

Buprestidae
Buprestidae
(jewel beetles, or metallic wood-boring beetles) Schizopodidae

Byrrhoidea

Byrrhidae
Byrrhidae
(pill beetles) Callirhipidae (cedar beetles) Chelonariidae (turtle beetles) Cneoglossidae Dryopidae
Dryopidae
(long-toed water beetles) Elmidae
Elmidae
(riffle beetles) Eulichadidae (forest stream beetles) Heteroceridae
Heteroceridae
(variegated mud-loving beetles) Limnichidae (minute mud beetles) Lutrochidae (travertine beetles) Psephenidae (water-penny beetles) Ptilodactylidae

Dascilloidea

Dascillidae (soft bodied plant beetles) Rhipiceridae
Rhipiceridae
(cicada beetle, cicada parasite beetles)

Elateroidea

Anischiidae Artematopodidae
Artematopodidae
(soft-bodied plant beetles) Brachypsectridae (Texas beetles) Cantharidae (soldier beetles) Cerophytidae (rare click beetles) Drilidae Elateridae (click beetles) Eucnemidae
Eucnemidae
(false click beetles) Lampyridae (fireflies) Lycidae
Lycidae
(net-winged beetles) Omalisidae Omethidae
Omethidae
(false fireflies) Phengodidae
Phengodidae
(glowworm beetles, long-lipped beetles) Plastoceridae (Plastocerus angulosus) Podabrocephalidae Rhagophthalmidae Rhinorhipidae (Rhinorhipus tamborinensis) Throscidae (false metallic wood-boring beetles)

Scirtoidea

Clambidae Decliniidae (Declinia relicta) Eucinetidae
Eucinetidae
(plate-thigh beetles) Scirtidae

Scarabaeiformia

Scarabaeoidea

Belohinidae ( Belohina inexpectata) Bolboceratidae Ceratocanthidae Diphyllostomatidae (false stag beetles) Geotrupidae
Geotrupidae
(dor beetles) Glaphyridae
Glaphyridae
(bumble bee scarab beetles) Glaresidae (enigmatic scarab beetles) Hybosoridae
Hybosoridae
(scavenger scarab beetles) Lucanidae
Lucanidae
(stag beetles) Ochodaeidae
Ochodaeidae
(sand-loving scarab beetles) Passalidae
Passalidae
(betsy beetles) Pleocomidae
Pleocomidae
(rain beetles) Scarabaeidae
Scarabaeidae
(scarabs) Trogidae
Trogidae
(hide beetles)

Staphyliniformia

Histeroidea

Histeridae
Histeridae
(clown beetles) Sphaeritidae (false clown beetles) Synteliidae

Hydrophiloidea

Epimetopidae Georissidae (minute mud-loving beetles) Helophoridae Hydrochidae Hydrophilidae
Hydrophilidae
(water scavenger beetles) Spercheidae

Staphylinoidea

Agyrtidae
Agyrtidae
(primitive carrion beetles) Hydraenidae Leiodidae
Leiodidae
(round fungus beetles) Ptiliidae
Ptiliidae
(feather-winged beetles) Scydmaenidae
Scydmaenidae
(ant-like stone beetles) Silphidae
Silphidae
(carrion beetles) Staphylinidae (rove beetles)

List of subgroups of the order Coleoptera

Taxon identifiers

Wd: Q132379 ADW: Scarabaeoidea BugGuide: 40609 EoL: 369 Fauna Europaea: 11115 Fossilworks: 69300 ITIS: 114486 NCBI: 75546

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