Coleoptera - Beetles

Beetle Families  


Dytiscidae

Predaceous Diving Beetles

Elateridae

Click Beetles

   

Geotrupidae

Gyrinidae

Whirligig Beetles

   

Hydrophilidae

Water beetles

Lampyridae

Fireflies

   

Lucanidae

Lycidae

 

   

Meloidae

Blister Beetles

Melyridae

   

Mordellidae

Mycetophagidae

Hairy Fungus Beetles

   

Nitidulidae

Passalidae

   
  Ptinidae

Spider Beetles

Rhipiceridae    

Rhipiphoridae

Scarabaeidae

Scarab Beetles

   
           

Scirtidae

Marsh Beetles

Staphylinidae

Rove Beetles

   

Scolytidae

Bark Beetles

Tenebrionidae

Darkling Beetles

   
           
           

 

Thanks to Tom Weir, ANIC, for assistance with identifications.

 

References:

Australian Beetles

John F. Lawrence and E.B. Britton

Melbourne University Press, 1994

 

Beetles of the World

J.F. Lawrence, A.M. Hastings, M.J. Dallwitz, T.A. Paine and E.J. Zurcher

CDROM

CSIRO Publishing