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Photogallery of Inquilinous Histeridae, Exclusive of Hetaeriinae and Chlamydopsinae

 

Coelocraera sp D.jpg

Coelocraera undescribed species (Histerinae: Exosternini) from Guinea, a member of a genus obligately associated with Dorylus (Anomma) driver ants.

Tribalister striatell D.jpg

Tribalister striatellus Fall (Histerinae: Exosternini) from eastern United States, a member of a genus obligately associated with Aphaenogaster ants.

Dendroph pymaeus D.jpg

Dendrophilus pygmaeus Fall (Dendrophilinae: Dendrophilini) from the Palearctic, the only species associated with ants (Formica spp.) in a small genus including tree hole- and mammal burrow-dwelling species.

Euspil liatimamus D.jpg

Euspilotus limatus (Marseul) (Histerinae: Exosternini) from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, a guest of Acromyrmex spp., one of several ant-associated species in a large genus including primarily generalized predators in various decomposing organic materials.

 

Hister belti D.jpg

Hister belti Lewis (Histerinae: Histerini) from Heredia, Costa Rica, an inhabitant of external refuse piles of Atta spp., one of several ant-associated species in a large genus including primarily generalized predators in various decomposing organic materials.

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Onthophilus silvae Lewis (Onthophilinae) from Russian Far East, a guest of Lasius  spp., the only known ant-associated species in a large genus including some generalized predators in various decomposing organic materials and numerous mammal burrow specialists

 

 

 

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