the itis logo The report logo for the ITIS data page
Go to Print Version

Coleoptera  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 109216

(Download Help) Coleoptera TSN 109216

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Common Name(s): beetles [English]
    coléoptères [French]
    besouro [Portuguese]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderColeoptera Linnaeus, 1758 – beetles, coléoptères, besouro  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Suborder Adephaga Schellenberg, 1806  
                                  Suborder Archostemata Kolbe, 1908  
                                  Suborder Myxophaga Crowson, 1955  
                                  Suborder Polyphaga Emery, 1886  

  Expert: Richard C. Brusca  
  Notes: Adjunct Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721   
  Reference for: Coleoptera    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: coléoptères[French]   
  Source: CRIA-Brazil, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: besouro[Portuguese]   
  Source: ITIS & Species 2000 Catalogue of Life Management Hierarchy, document (version Animalia)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: M. Ruggiero & D. Gordon, eds. 2013. Consensus Management Hierarchy for the ITIS & Species2000 Catalogue of Life. Contributors: Nicolas Bailly, Thierry Bourgoin, Richard Brusca, Thomas Cavalier-Smith, Daphne Fautin, Dennis Gordon, Gerald Guala, Michael Guiry, Paul Kirk, Elliot Lefkowitz, David Mabberly, David Maddison, Alan Paton, Michael Ruggiero, Peter Stevens, and Brian Tyndall   
  Reference for: Coleoptera   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Coleoptera   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bouchard, P., Y. Bousquet, A. Davies, M. Alonso-Zarazaga, J. Lawrence, C. Lyal, A. Newton, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: ZooKeys, vol. 88   
  Page(s): 1-972   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1313-2989   
  Notes: doi: 10.3897/zookeys.88.807   
  Reference for: Coleoptera   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brusca, Richard C., and Gary J. Brusca  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Invertebrates, Second Edition   
  Page(s): xx + 936   
  Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Inc.   
  Publication Place: Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-87893-097-3   
  Reference for: Coleoptera   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Poole, Robert W., and Patricia Gentili, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title: Coleoptera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Nomina Insecta Nearctica: A Check List of the Insects of North America, vol. 1: Coleoptera, Strepsiptera   
  Page(s): 14-820   
  Publisher: Entomological Information Services   
  Publication Place: Rockville, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-889002-01-1   
  Notes: Series ISBN is 1-889002-00-3   
  Reference for: Coleoptera   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division:    






 Subordinate Taxa  Rank  Verified Standards Met  Verified Min Standards Met  Unverified Percent Standards Met

A gray graphic bar
Search on:  Any Name or TSN  Common Name  Scientific Name  TSN
In:  Kingdom    

Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in provisions of treaties to which the United States is a party, wildlife statutes, regulations, and any applicable notices that have been published in the Federal Register. For further information on U.S. legal requirements with respect to protected taxa, please contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A gray bar