Myrmecopella

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This is a myrmecophilous genus of Staphylinidae with ten species.


List of Myrmecopella and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Myrmecopella barlowi Maruyama, 2004 ants Sulawesi
Myrmecopella borneensis Pace, 2014 ants Malaysia, Sabah
Myrmecopella brendelli Maruyama, 2004 ants Sulawesi
Myrmecopella celebensis Kistner & McNairn, 1991 Carebara diversa Sulawesi
Myrmecopella horii Maruyama, 2004 ants Sulawesi
Myrmecopella miricollis Pace, 1993 ants Sulawesi
Myrmecopella talodonis Maruyama, 2004 ants Sulawesi
Myrmecopella tengahensis Maruyama, 2004 ants Sulawesi
Myrmecopella utarana Maruyama, 2004 ants Sulawesi
Myrmecopella yamauchii Maruyama, 2004 ants Sulawesi

REFERENCES

  • Kistner, D. H. & M. J. McNairn. (1991) A new genus and two new species of predaceous Staphylinidae associated with Pheidolegeton in Sulawesi (Coleoptera: Aleocharinae) with notes on their behavior. Sociobiology, 18, 305 - 321.
  • Pace, R. (1993) Nuove Aleocharinae orientali (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae). , Bollettino del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona, 17: 127-180.
  • Pace, R. (2014) Aleocharinae from Sabah (Borneo) collected by Guillaume de Rougemont (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae). , Linzer Biologische Beiträge, 46 (1): 727-794.