Coleoptera families

Ken Kinman kinman at HOTMAIL.COM
Fri Nov 17 18:59:33 CST 2000

      Of course, the number of families recognized would be different for
lumpers and splitters.  But I think most workers would recognize 160-170
families of beetles.
>From: Prirodoslovni muzej Split <primust at ST.TEL.HR>
>Reply-To: Prirodoslovni muzej Split <primust at ST.TEL.HR>
>Subject: Coleoptera families
>Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2000 12:23:29 +0100
>Dear Friends, thanks to all that responded to my first question about
>ground beetles taxa.
>I forgot to ask how many coleoptera families were still present in the
>World, please?
>Is that number 140 or much more than that?
>Thanks in advance!
>Bo¾e Kokan
>Prirodoslovni muzej i zoolo¹ki vrt Split
>21 000 Split
>primust at
>tel/fax: ++385/21/460-989

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