The World Scarabaeidae Database is currently only accessible through this checklist. It is included on the Annual Checklist by kind permission of Paul Schoolmeesters (email@example.com). The Scarabids are a large family of beetles, believed to include about 35,000 species. This database is well on the way to completion, with taxonomic data for 18,000 species. The Melolonthinae and Rutelinae are not included.