The Beetles (Order Coleoptera) of Southern California

A work in progress, this guide is intended to display the many families and species of beetles found in Southern California.

The diverse habitats offered from the 10 counties provide home to to at least 1,378 recorded beetles to date.

False Ground Beetles
Trachypachidae
Small
Skiff Beetles 6
Hydroscaphidae
Small
Longhorn Beetles 10
Cerambycidae
Small
Leaf Beetles 11
Chrysomelidae
Small
Soft-bodied Plant Beetles 1
Artematopodidae
Small
Soldier Beetles 12
Cantharidae
Small
Rare Click Beetles 1
Cerophytidae
Small
Click Beetles 13
Elateridae
Small
Darkling Beetles 2
Tenebrionidae
Small
Ironclad Beetles 28
Zopheridae
Small
Minute Beetles 4
Clambidae
Small
Rain Beetles 33
Pleocomidae
Small
Scarabs 24
Scarabaeidae
240px trox sabulosus (linné, 1758)
Hide Beetles 4
Trogidae
Small
Carrion Beetles 34
Silphidae
Small
Rove Beetles 15
Staphylinidae
Small
False Skin Beetles 1
Biphyllidae
Small
Dry Bark Beetles 1
Bothrideridae
Small
Fruitworms 4
Byturidae
Small
Minute Bark Beetles 4
Cerylonidae
Small
Ladybird Beetles 35
Coccinellidae

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