Myrmedonota

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This is a myrmecophilous genus of Staphylinidae with seven species.


List of Myrmedonota and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Myrmedonota aidani Maruyama & Klimaszewski, 2008 ants
Myrmedonota codobensis Santiago-Jimenez, 2014 ants Mexico
Myrmedonota heliantha Eldredge, 2010 ants Kansas
Myrmedonota jaliscensis Santiago-Jimenez, 2014 ants Mexico
Myrmedonota lewisi Maruyama & Klimaszewski, 2008 ants
Myrmedonota shimmerale Mathis & Eldredge, 2014 ants Mexico
Myrmedonota xipe Mathis & Eldredge, 2014 ants Mexico

REFERENCES

  • Eldredge KT (2010) A new species of Myrmedonota Cameron from eastern Kansas (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae). ZooKeys 53: 17–24. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.53.493
  • Maruyama M, Patrick LB, Klimaszewski J (2008) First record of the genus Myrmedonota Cameron (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) from North America, with descriptions of two new species. Zootaxa 1716: 35–43.
  • Mathis KA, Eldredge T (2014) Descriptions of two new species of Myrmedonota Cameron (Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae) from Mexico with comments on the genus taxonomy and behavior. Zootaxa 3768(1): 95–100. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3768.1.7