Goniusa

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

List of Goniusa and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Goniusa alperti Kistner, 1976 Formica obscuripes California, Colorado, Nebraska, Washington
Goniusa caysei Gusarov, 2003 Formica integra Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, District of Colombia, Texas; Canada:Manitoba
Goniusa carrorum Maruyama and Klimaszewski, 2004 Formica Canada


REFERENCES

  • Kistner, D. H. (1976) Revision and Reclassification of the Genus Goniusa Casey with a Larval Description and Ant Host Records (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Sociobiology, 2(1), 83-95.
  • 51. Maruyama, M. & J. Klimaszewski, 2004. A new species of the myrmecophilous genus Goniusa (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae) from Canada. Elytra, 32(2): 315-320.