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Species list

Nomenclature and arrangement in general follow Pope (1977) A Check List of British Insects. Part 3: Coleoptera and Strepsiptera. Handbk Ident. Br. Insects XI(3). The following families follow the new checklist in Checklist of Beetles of the British Isles section: Carabidae, Staphylinidae (including Pselaphinae and Scaphidiinae), Lucanidae, Geotrupidae, Scarabaeidae, Anthribidae, Rhynchitidae, Attelabidae, Apionidae, Dryophthoridae, Erirhinidae and Curculionidae (including Scolytinae).

Family index

Hygrobiidae (screech beetle)
Dytiscidae (water beetles)
Carabidae (ground beetles)
Helophoridae
Hydrochidae
Hydrophilidae
Histeridae
Leiodidae
Silphidae (burying beetles)
Staphylinidae (rove beetles)
Lucanidae (stag beetles)
Geotrupidae (dor beetles)
Scarabaeidae (dung beetles, chafers)
Dascillidae
Scirtidae
Byrrhidae
(pill beetles)
Psephenidae (water penny beetles)
Heteroceridae
Buprestidae
(jewel beetles)
Elateridae (click beetles)
Eucnemidae
Cantharidae
(soldier beetles)
Lampyridae (glow-worms)
Lycidae (net-winged beetles)
Dermestidae (carpet and hide beetles)
Anobiidae (woodworm and deathwatch beetles)
Ptinidae (spider beetles)
Peltidae
Cleridae
(chequer beetles)
Melyridae
Lymexylidae
Nitidulidae
(sap and pollen beetles)
Sphindidae
Rhizophagidae
Silvanidae
Cucujidae
(flat bark beetles)
Cryptophagidae
Biphyllidae
Byturidae
(raspberry beetles)
Erotylidae
Cerylonidae
Coccinellidae
(ladybirds)
Endomychidae
Mycetophagidae
Colydiidae
Tenebrionidae
(darkling and mealworm beetles)
Pyrochroidae (cardinal beetles)
Tetratomidae
Melandryidae
Scraptiidae
Mordellidae
Rhipiphoridae
Oedemeridae
Meloidae
(oil beetles)
Anthicidae (ant beetles)
Cerambycidae (longhorms)
Bruchidae (seed beetles)
Chrysomelidae (leaf and flea beetles)
Anthribidae
Rhynchitidae
Attelabidae
Apionidae
Nanophyidae
Dryophthoridae
Erirhinidae
Curculionidae
(weevils, bark beetles)

Family Hygrobiidae back to top
Hygrobia hermanni Screech Beetle

Family Dytiscidae back to top
Laccophilus minutus
Laccophilus ponticus
Hydroglyphus geminus
Hydroporus ferrugineus
Hydroporus gyllenhali
Hydroporus palustris
Nebrioporus canaliculatus
Agabus bipustulatus
Agabus undulatus
Ilybius ater
Rhantus exsoletus
Hydaticus transversalis
Graphoderus zonatus
Acilius sulcatus
Dytiscus circumflexus
Dytiscus marginalis
Dytiscus semisulcatus

Family Carabidae back to top
Omophron limbatum
Calosoma inquisitor
Carabus clatratus
Carabus arvensis
Carabus granulatus
Carabus monilis
Carabus nemoralis
Carabus auratus
Carabus nitens
Carabus glabratus
Carabus problematicus
Carabus intricatus
Blue Ground Beetle
Carabus violaceus
Violet Ground Beetle
Cychrus caraboides
Leistus rufomarginatus
Leistus spinibarbis
Leistus fulvibarbis
Leistus terminatus
Nebria complanata
Nebria livida
Nebria brevicollis
Nebria salina
Nebria rufescens
Pelophila borealis
Notiophilus aquaticus
Notiophilus biguttatus
Notiophilus palustris
Notiophilus rufipes
Cicindela campestris
Green Tiger Beetle
Cicindela hybrida
Cicindela maritima
Dune Tiger Beetle
Cicindela sylvatica
Wood Tiger Beetle
Cicindela germanica
Loricera pilicornis
Elaphrus cupreus
Elaphrus riparius
Blethisa multipunctata
Dyschirius obscurus
Dyschirius impunctipennis
Clivina fossor
Broscus cephalotes
Aepus marinus
Trechus obtusus
Lasiotrechus discus
Trechoblemus micros
Asaphidion curtum
Asaphidion
sp.
Bembidion aeneum
Bembidion lunulatum
Bembidion bipunctatum
Bembidion pallidipenne
Bembidion lampros
Bembidion dentellum
Bembidion atrocaeruleum
Bembidion tibiale
Bembidion bruxellense
Bembidion decorum
Bembidion femoratum
Bembidion lunatum
Bembidion tetracolum
Bembidion genei
Bembidion nigropiceum
Bembidion fumigatum
Bembidion minimum
Bembidion quadrimaculatum
Bembidion doris
Ocys harpaloides
Cillenus lateralis
Bracteon litorale
Tachys edmondsi
Pogonus chalceus
Patrobus assimilis
Patrobus atrorufus
Poecilus cupreus
Poecilus kugelanni
Poecilus versicolor
Pterostichus aethiops
Pterostichus madidus
Pterostichus aterrimus
Pterostichus niger
Pterostichus adstrictus
Pterostichus oblongopunctatus
Pterostichus melanarius
Pterostichus minor
Pterostichus nigrita
Pterostichus vernalis
Pterostichus diligens
Pterostichus strenuus
Abax parallelepipedus
Calathus rotundicollis
Calathus ambiguus
Calathus cinctus
Calathus fuscipes
Calathus melanocephalus
Calathus micropterus
Calathus mollis
Laemostenus complanatus
Laemostenus terricola
Platyderus ruficollis
Olisthopus rotundatus
Anchomenus dorsalis
Paranchus albipes
Agonum livens
Agonum fuliginosum
Agonum gracile
Agonum micans
Agonum piceum
Agonum thoreyi
Agonum afrum
Agonum marginatum
Agonum muelleri
Agonum viduum
Platynus assimilis
Amara communis
Amara familiaris
Amara lunicollis
Amara ovata
Amara similata
Amara tibialis
Amara fusca
Amara quenseli
Amara apricaria
Amara fulva
Harpalus froelichii
Harpalus affinis
Harpalus anxius
Harpalus rubripes
Harpalus rufipes
Ophonus ardosiacus
Trichocellus cognatus
Acupalpus dubius
Badister bullatus
Badister unipustulatus
Badister dilatatus
Panagaeus bipustulatus
Panagaeus cruxmajor
Chlaenius nigricornis
Chlaenius vestitus
Demetrias imperialis
Demetrias atricapillus
Demetrias monostigma
Dromius linearis
Dromius quadrimaculatus
Dromius melanocephalus
Syntomus foveatus
Microlestes minutulus
Cymindis vaporariorum
Drypta dentata
Brachinus crepitans
Bombardier Beetle

Family Helophoridae back to top
Helophorus brevipalpis

Family Hydrochidae back to top
Hydrochus elonagtus

Family Hydrophilidae back to top
Sphaeridium scarabaeoides
Anacaena limbata
Cymbiodyta marginellus
Hydrophilus piceus
Great Silver Water Beetle
Hydrochara caraboides
Lesser Silver Water Beetle
Berosus
sp.

Family Histeridae back to top
Hypocaccus rugiceps
Hister unicolor

Family Leiodidae back to top
Agathidium varians

Family Silphidae back to top
Nicrophorus interruptus
Nicrophorus investigator
Nicrophorus vespillo
Nicrophorus vespilloides
Necrodes littoralis
Thanatophilus sinuatus
Oiceoptoma thoracicum
Aclypea opaca
Dendroxena quadrimaculata
Silpha atrata

Family Staphylinidae back to top
Geodromicus longipes
Omalium rivulare
Claviger testaceus
Sepedophilus marshami
Tachyporus hypnorum
Tachinus rufipennis
Tachinus subterraneus
Lordithon thoracicus
Lomechusa paradoxa
Scaphidium quadrimaculatum
Siagonium quadricorne
Bledius subterraneus
Bledius fergussoni
Oxyporus rufus
Stenus bimaculatus
Stenus clavicornis
Paederus littoralis
Paederus riparius
Astenus lyonessius
Philonthus fumarius
Philonthus politus
Philonthus punctus
Philonthus rubripennis
Ontholestes murinus
Ontholestes tessellatus
Platydracus stercorarius
Staphylinus erythropterus
Ocypus olens
Devil's Coach-horse
Ocypus ophthalmicus
Tasgius globulifer
Creophilus maxillosus
Velleius dilatatus
Quedius mesomelinus
Quedius cinctus
Nudobius lentus
Megalinus glabratus
Xantholinus elegans
Xantholinus linearis

Family Lucanidae back to top
Sinodendron cylindricum
Platycerus caraboides
Lucanus cervus
Stag Beetle
Dorcus parallelipipedus
Lesser Stag Beetle

Family Geotrupidae back to top
Typhaeus typhoeus Minotaur Beetle
Anoplotrupes stercorosus
Geotrupes stercorarius

Family Scarabaeidae back to top
Onthophagus sp.
Aegialia arenaria
Aphodius rufipes
Aphodius lapponum
Aphodius foetidus
Aphodius ictericus
Melolontha melolontha
Cockchafer
Amphimallon solstitialis
Summer Chafer
Omaloplia ruricola
Serica brunnea
Anomala dubia
Phyllopertha horticola
Garden Chafer
Gnorimus nobilis
Noble Chafer
Gnorimus variabilis
Variable Chafer
Trichius fasciatus
Bee Beetle
Cetonia aurata
Rose Chafer

Family Dascillidae back to top
Dascillus cervinus

Family Scirtidae back to top
Scirtes hemisphaericus

Family Byrrhidae back to top
Curimopsis nigrita
Byrrhus arietinus
Byrrhus fasciatus
Byrrhus pilula

Family Psephenidae back to top
Eubria palustris

Family Heteroceridae back to top
Heterocerus sp.

Family Buprestidae back to top
Agrilus laticornis
Agrilus panonnicus
Agrilus sinuatus
Trachys minutus
Trachys troglodytes

Family Elateridae back to top
Lacon querceus
Hypnoidus riparius
Actenicerus sjaelandicus
Ctenicera cuprea
Selatosomus impressus
Agrypnus murinus
Ampedus balteatus
Ampedus cardinalis
Ampedus elongantulus
Ampedus quercicola
Ampedus sanguinolentus
Melanotus rufipes
Limoniscus violaceus
Violet Click Beetle
Athous bicolor
Athous haemorrhoidalis
Athous hirtus
Prosternon tessellatum
Stenagostus rhombeus
Agriotes acuminatus
Agriotes lineatus
Agriotes obscurus
Agriotes pallidulus
Dalopius marginatus
Denticollis linearis
Cardiophorus erichsoni

Family Eucnemidae back to top
Melasis buprestoides

Family Cantharidae back to top
Podabrus alpinus
Cantharis lateralis
Cantharis pallida
Cantharis pellucida
Cantharis rustica
Rhagonycha fulva
Malthinus flaveolus

Family Lampyridae back to top
Lampyris noctiluca Glow-worm

Family Lycidae back to top
Platycis minutus
Pyropterus nigroruber

Family Dermestidae back to top
Dermestes lardarius Larder Beetle
Dermestes maculatus
Hide Beetle
Megatoma undata
Ctesias serra
Anthrenus verbasci

Family Anobiidae back to top
Ptinomorphus imperialis
Ochina ptinoides
Xestobium rufovillosum
Death-watch Beetle
Stegobium paniceum
Drugstore Beetle
Ptilinus pectinicornis

Family Ptinidae back to top
Niptus hololeucus
Ptinus sexpunctatus
Ptinus tectus

Family Peltidae back to top
Thymalus limbatus

Family Cleridae back to top
Opilo mollis
Thanasimus formicarius

Family Melyridae back to top
Hypebaeus flavipes Moccas Beetle
Psilothrix viridicoeruleus
Malachius aeneus
Malachius barnevillei
Malachius bipustulatus
Malachius viridis
Anthocomus fasciatus
Anthocomus rufus

Family Lymexylidae back to top
Hylecoetus dermestoides
Lymexylon navale

Family Nitidulidae back to top
Pocadius ferrugineus
Meligethes viridescens
Glischrochilus hortensis

Family Sphindidae back to top
Sphindus dubius

Family Rhizophagidae back to top
Rhizophagus dispar

Family Silvanidae back to top
Silvanus unidentatus

Family Cucujidae back to top
Pediacus depressus

Family Cryptophagidae back to top
Atomaria mesomela

Family Biphyllidae back to top
Biphyllus lunatus

Family Byturidae back to top
Byturus ochraceus

Family Erotylidae back to top
Dacne bipustulata
Triplax russica

Family Cerylonidae back to top
Cerylon ferrugineum

Family Coccinellidae back to top
Subcoccinella vigintiquattuorpunctata
24-spot Ladybird
Henosepilachna argus Bryony Ladybird
Nephus quadrimaculatus
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Mealybug Destroyer
Chilocorus bipustulatus Heather Ladybird
Chilocorus renipustulatus Kidney-spot Ladybird
Exochomus quadripustulatus Pine Ladybird
Anisosticta novemdecimpunctata Water Ladybird
Tytthaspis sedecimpunctata 16-spot Ladybird
Harmonia quadripunctata Cream-streaked Ladybird
Adalia bipunctata 2-spot Ladybird
Adalia decempunctata 10-spot Ladybird
Coccinella quinquepunctata 5-spot Ladybird
Coccinella septempunctata 7-spot Ladybird
Coccinella undecimpunctata 11-spot Ladybird
Anatis ocellata Eyed Ladybird
Propylea quattuordecimpunctata 14-spot Ladybird
Myrrha octodecimguttata 18-spot Ladybird
Calvia quattuordecimguttata Cream-spot Ladybird
Aphidecta obliterata Larch Ladybird
Halyzia sedecimguttata Orange Ladybird
Psyllobora vigintiduopunctata 22-spot Ladybird

Family Endomychidae back to top
Endomychus coccineus

Family Mycetophagidae back to top
Mycetophagus quadripustulatus

Family Colydiidae back to top
Orthocerus clavicornis
Bitoma crenata

Family Tenebrionidae back to top
Blaps mucronata Churchyard Beetle
Phylan gibbus
Opatrum sabulosum
Scaphidema metallicum
Bolitophagus reticulatus
Eledona agricola
Diaperis boleti
Corticeus unicolor
Alphitobius diaperinus
Lesser Mealworm Beetle
Tenebrio molitor
Yellow Mealworm Beetle
Uloma culinaris
Crypticus quisquilius
Cylindrinotus laevioctostriatus
Lagria hirta
Prionychus ater
Isomira murina
Cteniopus sulphureus
Sulphur Beetle
Omophlus rufitarsis

Family Pyrochroidae back to top
Pyrochroa serraticornis Red-headed Cardinal Beetle

Family Tetratomidae back to top
Tetratoma fungorum

Family Melandryidae back to top
Orchesia micans
Phloiotrya vaudoueri
Melandrya caraboides
Conopalpus testaceus
Osphya bipunctata

Family Scraptiidae back to top
Anaspis maculata

Family Mordellidae back to top
Tomoxia bucephala
Variimorda villosa

Family Rhipiphoridae back to top
Metoecus paradoxus

Family Oedemeridae back to top
Ischnomera cyanea
Ischnomera sanguinicollis
Oncomera femorata
Oedemera nobilis
Swollen-thighed Beetle

Family Meloidae back to top
Meloe proscarabaeus
Meloe rugosus
Meloe violaceus

Family Anthicidae back to top
Anthicus antherinus
Anthicus floralis

Family Cerambycidae back to top
Rhagium bifasciatum
Rhagium mordax
Stenocorus meridianus
Grammoptera ruficornis
Alosterna tabacicolor
Judolia cerambyciformis
Leptura livida
Leptura rubra
Leptura sexguttata
Strangalia maculata
Strangalia melanura
Strangalia quadrifasciata
Arhopalus rusticus
Tetropium gabrieli
Molorchus minor
Aromia moschata
Musk Beetle
Pyrrhidium sanguineum
Phymatodes testaceus
Clytus arietis
Wasp Beetle
Pogonocherus hispidulus
Leiopus nebulosus
Agapanthia villosoviridescens
Saperda carcharias
Saperda populnea
Small Poplar Borer
Saperda scalaris
Phytoecia cylindrica
Tetrops praeustus
Plum Beetle

Family Bruchidae back to top
Bruchus rufimanus  Broad-bean Weevil

Family Chrysomelidae back to top
Plateumaris affinis
Plateumaris braccata
Plateumaris discolor
Plateumaris sericea
Donacia aquatica
Donacia bicolora
Donacia cinerea
Donacia clavipes
Donacia crassipes
Donacia dentata
Donacia impressa
Donacia marginata
Donacia obscura
Donacia semicuprea
Donacia simplex
Donacia sparganii
Donacia thalassina
Donacia versicolorea
Donacia vulgaris
Macroplea appendiculata
Orsodacne cerasi
Oulema 'melanopus' s.lat.
Lilioceris lilii
Lily Beetle
Crioceris asparagi
Asparagus Beetle
Clytra quadripunctata
Cryptocephalus aureolus
Cryptocephalus bipunctatus
Cryptocephalus coryli
Cryptocephalus decemmaculatus
Cryptocephalus fulvus
Cryptocephalus hypochaeridis
Cryptocephalus moraei
Cryptocephalus nitidulus
Cryptocephalus parvulus
Cryptocephalus pusillus
Timarcha tenebricosa
Bloody-nosed Beetle
Chrysolina americana
Rosemary Beetle
Chrysolina banksi
Chrysolina fastuosa
Chrysolina graminis
Chrysolina hyperici
Chrysolina oricalcia
Chrysolina polita
Chrysolina sanguinolenta
Chrysolina staphylaea
Leptinotarsa decemlineata
Colorado Beetle
Gastrophysa viridula
Phaedon tumidulus
Hydrothassa glabra
Hydrothassa hannoveriana
Hydrothassa marginella
Prasocuris phellandrii
Chrysomela aenea
Chrysomela populi
Phyllodecta vitellinae
Galerucella nymphaeae
Galerucella pusilla
Galerucella sagittariae
Lochmaea caprea
Sermylassa halensis
Phyllobrotica quadrimaculata
Phyllotreta tetrastigma
Longitarsus dorsalis
Longitarsus membranaceus
Altica lythri
Crepidodera aurata
Psylliodes luridipennis
Lundy Flea Beetle
Psylliodes marcida
Psylliodes napi
Pilemostoma fastuosa
Cassida murraea
Cassida rubiginosa
Cassida vibex
Cassida viridis
Green Tortoise Beetle
Cassida vittata

Family Anthribidae back to top
Platyrhinus resinosus
Platystomos albinus
Bruchela rufipes

Family Rhynchitidae back to top
Rhynchites aeneovirens
Rhynchites aequatus
Byctiscus betulae
Byctiscus populi

Family Attelabidae back to top
Attelabus nitens
Apoderus coryli

Family Apionidae back to top
Apion frumentarium
Perapion violaceum
Pseudaplemonus limonii
Aspidapion radiolus
Exapion ulicis
Ixapion variegatum
Melanapion minimum
Protapion ryei
Pseudoprotapion astragali

Family Nanophyidae back to top
Nanophyes marmoratus

Family Dryophthoridae back to top
Dryophthorus corticalis
Sitophilus oryzae
Rice Weevil

Family Erirhinidae back to top
Grypus equiseti
Notaris acridulus
Notaris scirpi
Procas granulicollis

Family Curculionidae back to top
Curculio betulae
Curculio glandium
Curculio nucum
Curculio salicivorus
Curculio venosus
Anthonomus varians
Cionus hortulanus
Cionus scrophulariae
Orchestes rusci
Orchestes testaceus
Pachytychius haematocephalus
Bagous frit
Ceutorhynchus minutus
Ceutorhynchus obstrictus
Ceutorhynchus pallidactylus
Coeliodinus rubicundus
Hadroplontus litura
Mogulones geographicus
Mononychus punctumalbum
Cryptorhynchus lapathi
Strophosoma melanogrammum
Philopedon plagiatum
Barynotus moerens
Barynotus obscurus
Otiorhynchus atroapterus
Otiorhynchus setosulus
Otiorhynchus singularis
Otiorhynchus sulcatus
Black Vine Weevil
Otiorhynchus arcticus
Otiorhynchus armadillo
Otiorhynchus aurifer
Otiorhynchus nodosus
Otiorhynchus parvicollis
Otiorhynchus porcatus
Otiorhynchus salicicola
Otiorhynchus uncinatus
Otiorhynchus crataegi
Phyllobius pomaceus
Phyllobius roboretanus
Polydrusus pulchellus
Sitona lineatus
Pea-leaf Weevil
Trachyphloeus angustisetulus
Cathormiocerus britannicus
Hypera dauci
Lixus scabricollis
Magdalis carbonaria
Hylobius abietis
Pine Weevil
Trachodes hispidus
Orobitis cyaneus
Scolytus multistriatus
Scolytus scolytus
Ernoporus caucasicus

Last updated 24 September, 2003

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