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Abderina Abolescus Abrenthorrhinus Abrocar Abrohadeocoleodes
Abscondus Acanthocnemoides Acmaeoderimorpha Acmarthropterus Acolaspoides
Acrotrichis Actea Actinocerites Adelidium Adelocera
Adeloneura Ademosyne P Ademosynoides Adikia Adiplebia
Adoretus Adynasia Aegialia Aenictosoma Aenigmocoleus
Aethocarabus Agatoides Agonum Agrillium Agrilus
Aleochara Aleocharopsis Algon Alifasciola Aliscarabaeus
Allecula Allognosis Alphitopsis Amara Amarodes
Amberoderma Amblomma Amblycephalonius Ambraaltica Ampedus
Amphoxyne Ampliceps Anacaena Anacapitis Anachalcos
Anaglyphites Anagyrinus Anancaeon Anapiptus Anaspis
Ancestrimorpha Anchineus Andakhudukia Anepismus Angaragabus
Angarogyrus Angarolarva Angelinella Anhuistoma Anhydrophilus
Anicula Anisodactylus Anobium Anoixis Anomala
Anomalites Anomerus Anoplites Anotylus Antherophagus
Anthocoleus Anthonomus Anthracohelops Anthrenus Anthribites
Anypostatus Aoriopsis Aphebodactyla Aphodiites Aphodius
Aphytocerus Apiaria Apicasia Apioderes Apiopyrenides
Apistotes Aploceble Aplocnemus Aplothorax Apoclion
Aposphinctus Apsychus Apticax Aptilotitus Arariperhinus
Arawakis Archaeocallirhophalus Archaeorrhynchoides Archaeorrhynchus Archaeosciaphilus
Archaeoxylita Archaralites Archescraptia Archicupes P Archiorhynchus
Archodromus Argentinocupes Argentinosyne Arnoldibelus Arostropsis
Artematopodites Arthropterites Asiamordella Asimma Asiocoleus
Astenorrhinus Ataktosites Atalosyne Ateuchites Attagenus
Auchenophorites Auletomacer Avitortor Avocatinus Avocoleus
Axelrodiellus Badister Bagous Baissacar Baissogyrus
Baissophytum Baissorhynchus Balanobius Balticarthropterus Baltilimnophila
Baltocar Bareus Barybryaxis Barycephalus Bathygerus
Beckius Bellimordella Bellingera Bellingeropsis Belonotaris
Belonotaroides Bembicidiodes Bembidion Bembidium Berendtimirus
Berosus Biadelater Blapsium Blaptoides Blastophagus
Bledius Blethisa Bolbonectes Boscoleus Bothroptera
Bothynophora Brachinites Brachyderes Brachydirus Brachygnathus
Brachylaimon Brachypodites Brachyrhynchus Brachyspathus Brachytarsus
Brachytrachelites Brasilnemonyx Brenthorrhinoides Brenthorrhinus Brevista
Brochocoleus Brodiola Brontes Bruchus Bucklandula
Bupredactyla Buprestis Buprestites Buprestium Burmasporum
Buryatnemonyx Byrrhus Byrrhydium Cacomorphocerus Calandrites
Calosoma Camaricopterus Camelomorpha Camptorrhinites Cantharis
Capnodis Carabidium Carabilarva Carabites Carabocera
Carabopteron Carabus Cardioides Cardiosyne Caririderma
Carpelimus Caryosoma Cascapis Cassida Catabrycus
Catinius Catinoides Catomerus Cenocephalus Cephalosyne
Cerambycinus Cerambycites Cerapterites Cercyon Ceruchites
Cervicatinius Cerylonopsis Ceutorhynchus Chaetocnema Chalepocarabus
Charonoscapha Charonoscaphidia Chimaerocoleites Chimaerocoleus Chinocimberis
Chlaeniopsis Chlaenius Choeridium Choragus Chrysobothris
Chrysolina Chrysomela Chrysomelidium Chrysomelites Chrysomelophana
Chrysomelopsis Chrysothoracus Cicindelopsis Cionocoleus Cistela
Cistelites Clathrocupes Clavelater Clavigera Cleonus
Clidicus Clinomerus Clythrina Clytra Clytus
Coccinella Coccinellophana Coelambus Coelocassida Coilotrachelus
Coleopteron Colymbetopsis Colymbotethis Conjunctia Conotrachelus
Copelatus Copris Coprologus Coptoclava Coptoclavella
Coptoclavisca Coptogyrinus Cordorabus Coreoeicos Corthylites
Corymbites Cossonus Crassisoma Cratoatractocerus Cratomacer
Cratoparis Creniphilites Crepidocnema Crepuraea Cretaceoripidius
Cretaegialia Cretalbiana Cretanaides Cretanaspis Cretanthribus
Cretasyne Cretatortor Creterhirhinus Cretobolbus Cretocar
Cretocateres Cretochoragus Cretocrassisoma Cretodytes Cretoelaterium
Cretoelegantella Cretofalselaterium Cretofrontolina Cretogeotrupes Cretogermen
Cretohelophorus Cretomalthus Cretonanophyes Cretonemonyx Cretopoena
Cretoprosopus Cretoquedius Cretorabus Cretosperchus Cretotaenia
Cretothyrea Cretotortor Cretoxenoides Cretulio Crichtonia
Cricotrachelites Crioceridea Critotrachelus Crowsonium Cryphalites
Cryptauchenia Cryptocephalites Cryptocoelus Cryptocupes Cryptodiodon
Cryptohypnus Cryptorhynchus Ctenicerium Ctenistodes Cuenocharis
Cupedites Cupes Cupesia Cupidium Curculidium
Curculionites Curculiopsis Curculium Curticantharis Cybocephalus
Cychrus Cycloderma Cyclotrachelus Cylindrobrotus Cyllolithus
Cymbalizon Cymindis Cyphospheron Cyphus Cytocupes
Cytocupoides Daiodromus Dantiscanus Daohugounectes Darbiopelta
Dascillus Davidibelus Delostromatium Delpuentesyne Denaeaspis
Dendrobrontes Denudirabus Dermestes Derorthaea Desmatinus
Deuterotyrus Diachoristes Diaperidium Diarcuipenna Diatarastus
Diatemnus Diatrypamene Dicaelus Dicercomorpha Dicercoptera
Dictyon Dictyonathyris Dicyphelus Dikerocoleus Diluticupes
Dinoharpalus Diochus Diphymation Diplocelides Diplocoelus
Diplothece Discoclavata Discolomopsis Disosebaethe Distenorrhinoides
Distenorrhinus Ditomoptera Docirhynchus Doggeria Doggeriopsis
Dolichopoda Dolichorabus Dolichosyne Dominibrentus Dominocephala
Donacia Dorcasoides Dromia Dromiopsis Dromius
Dryocoetes Dryomites Dryophthorus Dryops Dryotribus
Dundorabus Durothorax Duterotyrus Dysarestus Dyschiriodes
Dyschirius Dysmorphus Dytiscus Dzeregia Eccoptarthroides
Eccoptarthrus Echinocallispa Echinocnemus Ecthlimma Ektatotricha
Elaphrotites Elaphrus Elater Elateridium Elaterina
Elaterites Elaterium Elaterophanes Elateropsis Electranthribus
Electraugochlora Electroatopos Electrogymnusa Electrolema Electromethes
Electropteron Electroscydmaenus Electrotreta Electrotribus Elegantella
Elodophthalmus Elytridium Elytrophagus Elytrulum Emanrhynchus
Embolimus Enamma Encyclopidonia Eneuops Engonius
Enicmus Enochrus Ensicupes Entimus Entomocantharus
Eoallognosis Eoanthaxites Eobelus Eocaenonemonyx Eoceneithycerus
Eoceniretes Eocenorhynchites Eochrysomela Eoclambus Eocoleopteron
Eocoleus Eocorynetites Eocupes Eodonacia Eodromeites
Eodromeus Eodromus Eohelaeus Eohelodites Eolampetis
Eolampra Eopaussus Eophyllodrepa Eopimoa Eopyrophorus
Eosacantha Eosagra Eosilphites Eotenebroides Epanuraea
Epicaerus Epicauta Epiphanis Episcepes Epomenus
Erirrhinites Erotylites Erunakicupes Euconnus Eucryptus
Eudasytites Eudiagogus Eudomus Euenarthrus Eugnamptidea
Eugnamptus Eumolpites Eupachypterus Euroleptochromus Eurydictyon
Eurymetopus Eurynotellus Eurynucha Euryomma Eurysphinctus
Eurythyrea Eurythyreites Eusarcantarus Euteticoleus Eutetrapha
Evertus Evopes Evorinea Exedia Expansifemoria
Feronites Flichea Fonsecacarabus Forticatinius Fortiseode
Fortishybosorus Fossicorethrella Fuesslinia Fushunicucujus Galerucella
Gansucupes Gastrodelus Gastroratus Gemelina Genonota
Georissites Georissus Georyssus Geotrupes Geotrupoides
Geralophus Geratozygops Glabrimyceroporus Glaesotropis Glaphoptera
Glaphyroptera Glaphyropterites Glaphyropterodes Glaphyropterula Glaphyrus
Glaresis Glenopterus Glessaria Glipostena Glischra
Globicornis Globoides Glypta Gnathosyne Gobibrenthorrhinus
Gobicar Gonioctena Goniopleura Gracilicupes Grahamelytron
Grammositus Graphoderus Grasselites Gratshevbelus Gratshevicar
Greys Guillermia Gurvanocoleus Gymnetron Gymnopleurus
Gyrbykana Gyrinites Gyrinoides Gyrinopsis Gyrinulopsis
Gyrinus Gyrophaena Hadeocoleodes Hadeocoleus Hadrocephalus
Hagnometopias Halticophana Haplochelus Hapsomela Harpalidium
Harpalomimes Harpalus Hebeicoleus Heeriaopsis Helochares
Helophoropsis Helophorus Helopides Helopidium Helopium
Hemidonacia Hemisphaericosites Hesterniasca Hetereuplectus Hetereuthia
Heterocerites Heuretus Hexameristus Hiekeolycus Hipporhinus
Hispanocar Hispanocarodes Hispanoclavina Holcoelytrum Holcoptera
Holcorobeus Holotrichia Homalota Homocatabrycus Hormiscus
Hornia Hoyaclava Huaxiacinectus Hybocephalus Hybosorites
Hydraena Hydrobiites Hydrobius Hydrochara Hydrochus
Hydroicetes Hydrophilites Hydrophilopsia Hydrophilus Hydroporopsis
Hydroporus Hydroscapha Hydrous Hygrotus Hylastes
Hylastites Hylobiites Hylobius Hyperomima Ichthyocupes
Illolampra Ilybius Ironicus Isothea Jarzembowskia
Jingxidiscus Jurabuprestis Juraesalus Juralithinus Jurallecula
Juranthribus Jurodes Juroglypholoma Kachinus Kakoselia
Kalissus Kallyntrosternidius Kaltanicupes Kaltanocoleus Kamaroma
Karacar Karadromeus Karakanocoleodes Karakanocoleus Karanthribus
Kararhynchus Karataucar Karatausia Karatoma Karocolens
Katapiptus Katapontisus Katoporus Keleusticus Kelidus
Kenderlyka Kerepesia Khetana Khetanamonyx Kibdelia
Kirghizocupes Kolibacium Korystina Kovalevia Kuschelomacer
Kzylordynia Labradorocoleus Laccobius Laccophilus Laccopygus
Lacon Laetopsia Laimocenos Lamiites Lamiophanes
Lampra Laostaphylinus Larvula Lasiosyne Lathrobium
Latocupes Latridiites Latridius Lebanophytum Lebanoretes
Lebia Leehermania Leistotrophus Leistus Lema
Leptochromus Leptomites Leptosolenophorus Leptosorus Leptura
Leptynticus Lethocoleus Liadroporus Liadytes Liadytiscus
Liassocarabites Liassocupes Libanochrus Libanoeuaesthetus Libanorhinus
Liberocoleus Lina Lispinomimus Lissantauga Listronotus
Lithocupes Lithohypna Lithomacratria Lithopissodes Lithoplanes
Lithorabus Lithostoma Lixus Lobateuchus Lochmocola
Longaevicupes Longidorsum Longimaxilla Loricera Loxocamarotus
Loxostelidotus Lupicupes Lurdia Lutago Lutrochites
Lyprodascillus Lytta Macrancyclus Macrocatinius Macrolinus
Macronota Macropunctum Macrosiagon Macrotrachelites Madygenorhynchus
Magdalis Magniscarabaeus Majkopella Malmelater Malvernia
Manobiomorpha Manoelodes Manopsis Maricoleus Martinsnetoa
Martynopsis Martynovirhynchus Masselytron Masteutes Mecodema
Mediumiuga Medmetrioxenoides Medon Megabrenthorrhinus Megacarabus
Megacentrus Megachorites Megacoptoclava Megadytes Megalisthaerus
Megalymma Megametrioxenoides Megatoma Megelytrites Megocephalites
Megolisthaerus Melanocantharis Melanophilites Melanophilopsis Meligethiella
Melipriopsis Melolonthites Memptus Menopraesagus Mesagyrtes
Mesagyrtoides Mesalocistus Mesecanus Meseumolpites Mesocacia
Mesoceratocanthus Mesocinetus Mesocupes Mesocupoides Mesodascilla
Mesodeliphrum Mesoderus Mesodineutes Mesogyrus Mesohelophorus
Mesoncus Mesopachymerus Mesophyletis Mesorabus Mesorhynchophora
Mesosa Mesosites Mesosperchus Mesostaphylinus Mesostigmodera
Mesotachinus Mesotachyporus Mesothoris Mesotylites Mesoxytelus
Mesydra Metabuprestium Metacatharsius Metacupes Metagrilium
Metanastes Metriorrhynchus Metrioxenoides Metrorhynchites Micracites
Micranthaxia Micrelaterium Micridium Microbrenthorrhinus Microcoleopteron
Micropeplus Microprobelus Microptilium Microsaurus Microsoronia
Mikrocarpides Mimelater Mimema Mimohelops Miocaenia
Miocarabus Miocryptorhopalum Miocupes Miocyphon Miodineutes
Miodytiscus Miohydnocera Miolachnosterna Miolebidia Miolithocharis
Mionelater Miopyrestes Mioserica Miosilpha Miostenosis
Mirimordella Moltenocupes Mongoligena Mongolobuprestis Mongolocar
Mononychites Monticupes Montsecanomalus Montsecbelus Monyx
Moravocoleus Morda Mordella Mormolucoides Morsum
Mycetocharoides Mycotretus Namunaria Nannocurculionites Nannoodes
Nanophydes Nebrenthorrhinus Nebria Nebrioides Nebrorabus
Necromera Necronecctes Necronectes Necronectulus Neopolypria
Neothanes Nganasania Niptus Nitidulina Nitidulites
Nosodendron Nosotetocus Notaris Notiophilus Notocupes
Notocupoides Notokistus Nugaculus Nugator Nyujwa
Obitiscarabaeus Oborocoleus Obrienia Ochtebiites Octavius
Oedemasylus Oedeuops Oisegenius Olemehlia Oligamphotis
Oligobruchus Oligocassida Oligovarus Omamima Omma
Ommomima Omogongylus Omositoidea Onkedodimus Onthophagus
Ooidellus Ooperiglyptus Ooperioristus Ophryastes Ophryastites
Opiselleipon Opsis Orapaeus Orapauletes Orectochilus
Orrhodomala Oryctoantiquus Oryctoscirtetes Ostomalynus Otiorhynchites
Otiorhynchus Otiorrhynchites Ovivagina Ovonectes Ovrabites
Oxycephalites Oxycolpella Oxycorynoides Oxygonus Oxyporus
Oxytelus Oxytoroptera Pachycoleon Pactopus Palademosyne
Palaeoalatorostrum Palaeoaxinidium Palaeocar Palaeocneorhinus Palaeocrassirhinus
Palaeocryptorhynchus Palaeodytes Palaeoendomychus Palaeoersachus Palaeogonomyia
Palaeogyrinus Palaeoleptochromus Palaeomastigus Palaeometopia Palaeometrioxena
Palaeoncoderes Palaeophelypera Palaeopsenius Palaeorhopalotria Palaeoriohelmis
Palaeoscraptia Palaeosepedophilus Palaeosilpha Palaeothia Palaeotrachys
Paleas Paleocartus Paleognathus Paleophaedon Paleophthorus
Paleoripiphorus Paleosinus Paleosorius Paleothius Paleotrichius
Paleowinus Pallax Paloedemera Paltorhynchus Pammiges
Pantobatrisus Pantodapus Parabrenthorrhinus Parabrentorrhinus Parabuprestites
Parabuprestium Paracassida Paracupes Paracurculionites Paracurculium
Paracyptus Paradesmatus Paradoggeria Parageotrupes Paragrilium
Paragyrinus Parahygrobia Parakeleusticus Paralichas Paralithomerus
Paralucanus Paramongoligena Parandrexis Parandrita Paraphilus
Parapiophorus Parashartegus Parasilphites Paraspercheus Parathnesidius
Parathyrea Parelateriformius Parmenops Parnidium Parnosoma
Parolamia Pastillocenicus Patrobus Pauroripidius Paussoides
Paussopsis Pedinosoma Pelidnotites Peltocoleops Peltodytes
Peltosyne Penecupes Penitus Pentarthrum Periboloptera
Peridosoma Perimesosa Permocoleus Permocrossos Permocupes
Permocupoides Permosyne Perotis Pesus Petraeianus
Petrorophus Petrosyne Petulantis Phalops Phanaeus
Phanerogramma Phaulogyrinus Phenolia Philanthaxoides Philhydrus
Philonthus Philus Phloeonemites Pholipheron Phradonoma
Phymatura Phytoplesion Pietrzeniukia Pimeliodes Pissodites
Planocoleus Plastelater Plastobuprestites Plastonebria Plastophagus
Plateumaris Platycerus Platycoxa Platycrossos Platycupes
Platydytes Platynus Plectrotetrophanes Pleuralocista Pleurarthropterus
Pleuroceratos Podozoodes Poecilonota Pogonus Pollostelater
Polypamon Polysitum Polysitus Ponomarenkia Ponomarenkylon
Porrhodromus Potamophilites Potergites Potergosoma Praecar
Praesagus Priacma Priacmopsis Prionocerites Prionophana
Pristorhynchus Probeloides Probelus Procalosoma Procarabites
Procarabus Prochaetocnema Prochrysomela Procoelambus Proctobuprestis
Procupes Procurculio Prodaia Profidia Progeotrupes
Proheuristes Prolamioides Promanodes Prophaenognatha Prophasis
Prosinodendron Prosolierius Prospercheus Prosperocoleus Prosthecogmus
Prosthenostictus Prosynactus Protachinus Protacnaeus Protactus