Leptacinus

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This is a genus of Staphylinidae with one myrmecophilous species.


List of Leptacinus and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Leptacinus formicetorum Märkel, 1841 Formica polyctena Europe predators, actively seeking out early developmental stages of ants

REFERENCES

  • Märkel, J. C. F. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der unter Ameisen lebenden Insekten. Zeitschrift für die Entomologie, 3: 203-225. (1841).