Two new termitophiles of the tribe Termitohospitini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae) associated with Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)

@article{Maruyama2002TwoNT,
  title={Two new termitophiles of the tribe Termitohospitini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae) associated with Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)},
  author={Munetoshi Maruyama and R. Iwata},
  journal={The Canadian Entomologist},
  year={2002},
  volume={134},
  pages={419 - 432}
}
  • Munetoshi Maruyama, R. Iwata
  • Published 2002
  • Biology
  • The Canadian Entomologist
  • Abstract The termitophilous tribe Termitohospitini was discovered in Japan. Sinophilus yukoaesp.nov. and Japanophilus hojoigen.nov., sp.nov. are described from specimens collected in Nansei-shotô. The genus Sinophilus is redefined. These species are the first-discovered inquilines of Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki in Japan. This suggests that C. formosanus is native to Japan rather than an introduced species, as previously believed. Résumé Des termitophiles de la tribu Termitohospitini ont ét… CONTINUE READING
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