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There are four species in this myrmecophilous genus of Staphylinidae beetle.

List of Witteia and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Witteia arboris Asssing, 2021 ants Borneo
Witteia borneensis (Pace, 1987 ants Malaysia, Borneo
Witteia dentilabrum Maruyama & von Beeren, 2016 Leptogenys Malaysia
Witteia tensa Assing, 2017 ants China


  • Assing, V. 2017. On the Lomechusini fauna of the East Palaearctic and Oriental regions, with a focus on the genera Orphnebius and Amaurodera (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae). Beiträge zur entomologie 67(1): 063–106. DOI: 10.21248/contrib.entomol.67.1.63-106 Reference page. [comment: p. 103]
  • Assing, V. 2021. On the Lomechusini of the Palaearctic and Oriental regions XXVIII. New genera, species, and records, with a focus on the fauna of Laos and Borneo (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae)
  • Maruyama, M., Beeren, C. von & Hashim, R. 2010. Aleocharine rove beetles (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) associated with Leptogenys Roger, 1861 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) I. Review of three genera associated with L. distinguenda (Emery, 1887) and L. mutabilis (Smith, 1861). ZooKeys 59: 47–60. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.59.510 Reference page. [original description: p. 54]
  • Pace, R. Aleocharinae dell'Asia sudorientale raccolte da G. de Rougemont (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae). Bollettino del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona, 13: 139-237. (1987).