Microconilon kuscheli

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One of two species of myrmecophiles in the genus Myrmicophila .

Microconilon kuscheli
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Beetle
Suborder: Polyphaga
Family: Staphylinidae
Genus: Microconilon
Species: M. kuscheli
Binomial name
Microconilon kuscheli
Besuchet, Claude & Hlaváč, 2012


Similar to M. acuticollis sp. nov., but larger, with head more evenly flattened ventrally, pronotum less transverse, antennomere III much shorter and pronotum smaller.



Fiji, Vanua Levu Island


Ant host: Philidris nagasau