Operclipygus marginellus

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Operclipygus marginellus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Beetle
Suborder: Polyphaga
Family: Histeridae
Genus: Operclipygus
Species: O. marginellus
Binomial name
Operclipygus marginellus
(LeConte, 1860)

Diagnosis

Description

Distribution

United States: Maryland, Florida, Texas, Wisconsin


Biology

Ant host: Aphaenogaster treatae

REFERENCES

  • Caterino M, Tishechkin A (2013) A systematic revision of Operclipygus Marseul (Coleoptera, Histeridae, Exosternini). ZooKeys 271: 1-401.
  • Helava, J.V. T., H.F. Howden, and A.J. Ritchie. 1985. A review of the New World genera of the myrmecophilous and termitophilous subfamily Hetaeriinae. Sociobiology 10: 127-386.