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There are five species in this myrmecophilous genus of Histeridae. All are found in South America. Host ant for some species are Labidus and Neivamyrmex.

List of Aristomorphus and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Aristomorphus borgmeieri (Reichensperger, 1931) ants South America
Aristomorphus latipes (Reichensperger, 1933) ants South America
Aristomorphus ogloblini (Bruch,1933) ants Argentina
Aristomorphus perversus (Borgmeier, 1948) ants South America
Aristomorphus rutilus Lewis, 1913 ants South America


  • Caterino, M. S., and A. P. Vogler. 2002. The phylogeny of the Histeroidea. Cladistics 18(4):394-415.