Microconilon kuscheli

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One of two species of myrmecophiles in the genus Myrmicophila .


Microconilon kuscheli
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Beetle
Suborder: Polyphaga
Family: Staphylinidae
Genus: Microconilon
Species: M. kuscheli
Binomial name
Microconilon kuscheli
Besuchet, Claude & Hlaváč, 2012

Diagnosis

Similar to M. acuticollis sp. nov., but larger, with head more evenly flattened ventrally, pronotum less transverse, antennomere III much shorter and pronotum smaller.

Description

Distribution

Fiji, Vanua Levu Island

Biology

Ant host: Philidris nagasau

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