Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Series Staphyliniformia


Giff Beaton's Beetle page
Giff has just (12/6/04) updated this page with a number of interesting species. He is active in Georgia, so this will be of particular interest to others in the southeast.

See also his Tiger Beetle page.

Checklist of the Coleoptera of Oklahoma
Includes bibliography. This is one of a series of checklists for Oklahoma invertebrates. They are rather hard to find on the web site, so I am going to post links for each order. (There seemes not to be an overall index page.)

The Coleopterists Society
The Coleopterists Society is an international organization devoted to the study of all aspects of systematics and biology of beetles of the world.

The Beetle Experience
Concentrates on large North American beetles, such as scarabs and stag beetles. Good photos and some life history information.

California Beetle Project
The primary objective of this research site from the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History is to catalog California beetles.

The photo gallery should be useful.

Checklist of Coleoptera Known from Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Available in PDF and Excel formats.

A Distributional Checklist of the Beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida
Detailed checklist of Florida beetles. Does give range outside of Florida.

A Gallery of Florida Insects: Coleoptera
A page with thumbnails of some notable beetle species.