Satrapes

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This is a myrmecophilous genus of Histeridae (Hetaeriinae) beetles with five described species.

List of Satrapes and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Satrapes maghrebimus Yélamos, 1997 Aphaenogaster Morocco (type) 300 meters elevation
Satrapes reitteri Lewis, 1888 ants Azerbaijan
Satrapes sartorii Redtenbacher, 1857 Tetramorium caespitum Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Switzerland, Turkey (type)
Satrapes subglaber Müller, 1937 ants Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka (type), Tajikistan and Uzbekistan
Satrapes talyschensis (Reitter, 1883) ants Armenia, Azerbaijan (type), Iran, Jordan, Turkey, Turkmenistan

REFERENCES

  • Yelamos, T. 1997. DESCRIPTION OF A NEW SPECIES OF SATRAPES SCHMIDT, 1885 WITH PROPOSED PHYLOGENY OF THE PALEARCTIC GENERA OF HETAERIINAE (COLEOPTERA: HISTERIDAE) Ses. Entom. ICHN-SCL, IX (1995): 63-74