Doryloxenus

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There are fifty-two species in this myrmecophilous genus of Staphylinidae beetle.

List of Doryloxenus and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Doryloxenus aenictophilus Song & Li, 2014 Aenictus China
Doryloxenus alzadae Kistner, 1963 Dorylus ANGOLA, CAMEROON, CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE, GHANA, IVORY COAST, KENYA, LIBERIA, MALAWI, ZAIRE
Doryloxenus amicus Kistner, 1965 Dorylus Ivory Coast
Doryloxenus annulatus Wasmann, 1904 Dorylus Congo, MOZAMBIQUE, TANZANIA
Doryloxenus borneensis Pace, 2014 Dorylus Borneo
Doryloxenus castaneus Cameron, 1938 ants ANGOLA, GHANA, MALAWI, TANZANIA, UGANDA, ZAIRE, ZIMBABWE
Doryloxenus coecus Berghoff et al 2003 Dorylus laevigatus Malaysia
Doryloxenus cornutus Wasmann, 1898 ants South Africa
Doryloxenus dybasi Kistner, 1963 Dorylus CAMEROON, CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE, IVORY COAST, LIBERIA, NIGERIA
Doryloxenus emersoni Kistner, 1958 Dorylus CAMEROON, SOUTH AFRICA
Doryloxenus eques Wasmann, 1904 Dorylus ANGOLA, CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE, MALAWI, ZAIRE
Doryloxenus ferrugineus Kistner, 1965 Dorylus Cameroon
Doryloxenus ghanaensis Jacobson, 1980 ants Ghana
Doryloxenus groveri Jacobson & Kistner, 1979 Dorylus laevigatus Malaysia
Doryloxenus hexacanthus Kistner & Jacobson, 1975 ants TANZANIA, ZIMBABWE
Doryloxenus hirsutus Wasmann, 1904 ants ANGOLA, CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE, IVORY COAST, KENYA, NIGERIA, SIERRA LEONE, UGANDA, ZAIRE
Doryloxenus hongkongensis Pace, 1998 ants China
Doryloxenus ibadanicus Kistner, 1963 ants GHANA, NIGERIA
Doryloxenus kohli Wasmann, 1904 ants ANGOLA, SIERRA LEONE, UGANDA, ZAIRE
Doryloxenus lepidulus Kistner, 1965 Dorylus nigricans Cameroon
Doryloxenus liberiensis Kistner, 1965 Dorylus nigricans IVORY COAST, LIBERIA
Doryloxenus lujae Wasmann, 1900 ants ANGOLA, CAMEROON, CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE, IVORY COAST, SIERRA LEONE, TANZANIA, ZAIRE
Doryloxenus microchaetus Jacobson & Kistner, 1975 ants Angola, Tanzania
Doryloxenus minutus Kistner, 1963 ants KENYA, TANZANIA, ZAMBIA
Doryloxenus natalensis Kistner, 1958 ants TANZANIA, SOUTH AFRICA
Doryloxenus nepalensis Naomi, 1996 ants Nepal
Doryloxenus phocaena (Fauvel, 1899) ants KENYA, MALAWI, TANZANIA
Doryloxenus pumilio Jacobson & Kistner, 1975 ants MALAWI, TANZANIA, UGANDA, ZAMBIA, ZIMBABWE
Doryloxenus punicus (Normand, 1911) ants Tunisia, Tanzania
Doryloxenus rougemonti Pace, 1998 ants China
Doryloxenus simulans Kistner, 1965 Dorylus nigricans ANGOLA, CAMEROON, CENTRAL AFRICAN REP., IVORY COAST
Doryloxenus soleus (Fauvel, 1899) ants Ethiopia
Doryloxenus songzhigaoi Song, Xiao-Bin & Li-Zhen Li, 2014 Dorylus orientalis China
Doryloxenus striatus Kistner, 1963 ants KENYA, TANZANIA, ZIMBABWE
Doryloxenus superhirsutus Kistner, 1963 ants ZAIRE
Doryloxenus tangliangi Song & Li, 2014 Aenictus China
Doryloxenus tanzaniensis Pace, 2014 ants Tanzania
Doryloxenus tottenhami Kistner, 1963 ants NIGERIA
Doryloxenus wasmanni Cameron, 1926 ants South Africa
Doryloxenus yunnanus Assig, 2009 Dorylus nigricans China


REFERENCES

  • Assing, V. (2009) New species and additional records of Homalotini, Athetini, Pygostenini, and Lomechusini from Yunnan, China (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae). , Linzer Biologische Beiträge, 41 (1): 485-507.
  • Cameron, M. Description of new species of myrmecophilous Staphylinidae from the Belgian Congo. Bulletin et Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique, 66: 77-90. (1926).
  • Jacobson, H.R. & Kistner, D.H., 1975. The natural history of the myrmecophilous tribe Pygostenini. Sociobiology 1(3): 151–379. [original description: p. 192]
  • Kistner, D. H. New species and new records of rare species of Pygostenini from the Congo Republic (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 39 (1): 19-34. (1963).
  • Kistner, D. H. New species and new records of Pygostenini from Liberia, Ivory Coast and Cameroun (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 38 (4): 325-351. (1965).
  • Kistner D.H., Berghoff S.M., Maschwitz U. (2003). Myrmecophilous Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) associated with Dorylus (Dichthadia) laevigatus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Malaysia with studies of their behavior. Sociobiology 41(1): 209—266.
  • Song, X.-B.; Li, L.-Z. 2014: Three new species of the myrmecophilous genus Doryloxenus from China (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae). ZooKeys, 456: 75–83.
  • Wasmann, E. Zur Kenntniss der Gäste der Treiberameisen und ihrer Wirthe am obern Congo, nach den Sammlungen und Beobachtungen von P. Herm. Kohl C. SS. C. bearbeitet. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Supplement-Band, 7: 611-682, pls. 31-33. (1904).