Haeterius brunneipennis

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Haeterius brunneipennis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Beetle
Suborder: Polyphaga
Family: Histeridae
Genus: Haeterius
Species: H. brunneipennis
Binomial name
Haeterius brunneipennis
(Randall, 1838)

Diagnosis

Description

Distribution

USA: Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Wisconsin

Biology

Adult beetles obtain regurgitated food from ants

Ant hosts: Formica exsectoides ; Formica montana, Formica obscuriventris, Formica subsericea

REFERENCES

  • Caterino, M. & Tishechkin, A.K. (2015) Phylogeny and generic limits in the New World Exosternini (Coleoptera: Histeridae: Histerinae). Systematic Entomology, 40, 109–142. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/syen.12095