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There are two species in this myrmecophilous genus of Scarabaeidae (Cremastocheilini).

List of Cyclidinus and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Cyclidinus brasiliensis (Moser, 1910) host unknown Brazil
Cyclidinus lugubris Westwood, 1874 host unknown Neotropical: Amazonas


  • Krikken, J. New genera of New World Cremastocheilini with revisional notes. Zoologische Mededelingen Leyden 49(25):307-315. (1976).
  • Westwood, J.O. Thesaurus Entomologicus Oxoniensis; or, Illustrations of new, rare, and interesting insects, for the most part contained in the collections presented to the University of Oxford by the Rev. F. W. Hope. Oxford:1-204. (1874).