Leptodiridae

Leptodiridae

[‚lep·tə′dir·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The small carrion beetles, a cosmopolitan family of coleopteran insects in the superfamily Staphylinoidea.
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For other families of beetles such as Leptodiridae, Nitidulidae and Scydmaenidae, their presence in the ant colonies is part of their diagnosis (Arnett et al., 1980).
Other terrestrial insects recovered included nymphal froghopper (Fulgoridae), adult rove beetle (Staphylinidae), adult short-winged mold beetle (Pselaphidae), and adult small carrion beetle (Leptodiridae).
Coleoptera Leptinidae Leptinus testaceous Coleoptera Leptodiridae Namadus sp.