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There is one species in this myrmecophilous genus of Hydrophilidae.

List of Sphaerocetum and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Sphaerocetum malayanum Fikáček, 2010 Camponotus, Crematogaster Malaysia


  • Fikáček, M. 2010: Sphaerocetum gen. n., a new genus of the Protosternini from Peninsular Malaysia (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae: Sphaeridiinae). Zootaxa 2601: 28–36.
  • Fikacek M., Maruyama M., Komatsu T., von Beeren C., Vondráček D. & Short A. E. Z. 2014. Protosternini (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae) corroborated as monophyletic and its larva described for the first time: a review of the myrmecophilous genus Sphaerocetum. Invertebrate Systematics