Chevrolatia

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This is a myrmecophilous genus of Staphylinidae with nine species. Most are assumed to be inquilines in the nests of ants. Their biology is relatively unknown and their relationships with ants is a mystery.


List of Chevrolatia and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Chevrolatia amoena LeConte, 1866 ants Indiana, New York, North Carolina
Chevrolatia insignis Jacquelin du Val, 1850 ants


REFERENCES

  • LeConte, J.L. 1866. Additions to Coleopterous Fauna of United States. Number 1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 19: 361-394.
  • O'Keefe, S.T. 1997: Revision of the genus Chevrolatia Jacquelin du Val (Coleoptera: Scydmaenidae) of North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 123: 163–185.