Fustiger

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This is a myrmecophilous genus of Staphylinidae with species. All are inquilines in the nests of ants.


List of Fustiger and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Fustiger amazonicus (Westwood, 1869) ants Brazil, Bolivia
Fustiger appendiculatus Besuchet, 1977 ants Bhutan
Fustiger barroi (Bierig, 1945) ants
Fustiger baudriti Bierig, 1945 ants?
Fustiger brasiliensis (Westwood, 1856) ants?
Fustiger clavipilis Mann, 1921 Wasmannia auropunctata Honduras
Fustiger cornicen Reichensperger, 1933 ants
Fustiger cribratus Mann, 1920 ants
Fustiger elegans Raffray, 1908 ants Argentina
Fustiger fuchsii Brendel, 1866 Crematogaster lineolata Alabama, Arizona, California, Illinois, Kansas, Mississippi, Tennessee
Fustiger knausii Schaeffer, 1906 Crematogaster cerasi, Lasius Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico
Fustiger stricticornis (Reitter, 1883) Crematogaster CUBA, VIRGIN IS. (ST. THOMAS)

REFERENCES

  • Besuchet, C. Ergebnisse der Bhutan-Expedition 1972 des Naturhistorischen Museums in Basel. Coleoptera: Fam. Pselaphidae Subf. Clavigerinae Gen. Fustiger Brendel mit Einschluss der indischen Arten. Entomologica Basiliensia, 2: 261-267. (1977).
  • Bierig, A. Nuevos Clavigeridae (Col.) de Costa Rica y Cuba. Edicion Especial, Facultad de Agronomia, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica. 15 pp. (1945).
  • Brendel, E. Descriptions of new Scydmaenidae and Pselaphidae. Entomologica Americana, 5 (10-11): 193-197. (1889).
  • Mann, W. M. Ant guests from Fiji and the British Solomon Islands. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 13 (1): 60-69. (1920).
  • Raffray, A. Psélaphides de la république Argentine. Description des espèces nouvelles. Revista del Museo de La Plata, 15: 61-83. (1908).
  • Reitter, E. Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Clavigeriden, Pselaphiden und Scydmaeniden von Westindien. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift, 27 (1): 33-46. (1883).
  • Westwood, J. O. Remarks on the genus Ectrephes, and descriptions of new exotic Coleoptera. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1869: 315-320. (1869).