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There are nine species in this myrmecophilous genus of Staphylinidae beetle.

List of Colilodion and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Colilodion colongi Hlaváč, Vondráček & Mohagan, 2018 ants Philippines
Colilodion concinnus Besuchet, 1991 ants INDONESIA (SUMATRA)
Colilodion incredibilis Besuchet, 1991 ants MALAYSIA (SABAH)
Colilodion inopinatus Besuchet, 1991 ants MALAYSIA (SABAH)
Colilodion mirus Besuchet, 1991 ants MALAYSIA (SABAH)
Colilodion schulzi Yin & Cuccodoro, 2016 ants Philippines
Colilodion tetramerus Löbl, 1998 ants CHINA
Colilodion thienmu Nomura & Sugaya, 2007 ants VIETNAM
Colilodion wuesti Löbl, 1994 ants MALAYSIA (PAHANG)


  • Löbl, Ivan (1994). "The systematic position of Colilodionini with description of a new species (Coleoptera, Pselaphidae)". Revue suisse de Zoologie. 101 (2): 289–297
  • Nomura, S. & H. Sugaya. A new species of the genus Colilodion Besuchet (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Pselaphinae) from Vietnam. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France, (N.S.) 43 (3): 333-339. (2007).
  • Yin, Zi-Wei; Cuccodoro, Giulio (2016). "Colilodion schulzi sp. n. (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Pselaphinae) from Palawan, the Philippines, with habitus photographs and a revised key to all Colilodion species". Revue suisse de Zoologie. Vol. 123, no. 1. pp. 153–158.