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Today (October 02nd, 2014) this website is a virtual collection with 2074 images of Southeast Asian beetles.
The photographed beetles belong to:
  • 71 families
  • 93 subfamilies
  • 307 genera
  • 872 species (383 identified and 25 to-be-described)
  • and 113 type specimen
  • collected in - Africa - Andaman Islands - Australia - Bangladesh - Basilan - Borneo - Borneo, East Kalimantan - Cambodja - Cat Tien National Park - China - Christmas Island - Gunung Lumut - India - Indonesia - Irian Jaya - Japan - Java - Korea - Lao Cai Province, Sapa - Laos - Leyte - Lombok - Luzon - Malaysia - Maluku - Mentawei - Mindanao - Mindoro - Moluccas - Myanmar - Nepal - New Guinea - Panay - Philippines - Reunion - Singapore - Solomon Islands - Sri Lanka - Sulawesi - Sumatra - Sunda Islands - Taiwan - Thailand - Vietnam - Vietnam: Ha Giang Province - Vietnam: Ninh Binh Province - Vietnam: Vinh Phuc Province - Vinh Phuc Province, Tam Dao National Park ->> See locality map HERE
  • Taxonomic information as far as identified now is mentioned with the plates and will be updated regularly based on specialist's input. Click here for a list of beetle experts that helped gathering taxonomic information.
    Experts are very much invited to send in identifications of beetles shown here, to taxonomic levels that are not yet mentioned, which can be done directly online when logged in.

    Coleopterists can contribute new species with images to participate in further development of this system and to advertise their work.
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