Eohomopterus

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This is a myrmecophilous genus of Carabidae with five species.

List of Eohomopterus and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Eohomopterus aequatoriensis (Wasmann, 1899) ants Ecuador
Eohomopterus centenarius Luna de Carvalho, 1960 ants Brazil
Eohomopterus paulmuelleri Nagel, 1987 ants Dominican Republic, amber extinct
Eohomopterus poinari Nagel, 1997 ants Dominican Republic, amber extinct
Eohomopterus simojovelensis Solorzano & Kraemer, 2006 ants Mexico, Chiapas extinct

REFERENCES

  • NAGEL, P. 1987b. Fossil ant nest beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Paussina). – Entomologische Arbeiten aus dem Museum G. Frey 35/36: 137–170.
  • NAGEL, P. 1997. New fossil paussids from Dominican amber with notes on the phylogenetic systematics of the paussine complex (Coleoptera: Carabidae). – Systematic Entomology 22: 345–362.