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rove beetle found in ant colony under a rock - Goniusa caseyi

rove beetle found in ant colony under a rock - Goniusa caseyi
Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
August 31, 2013
This beetle was with a colony of these ants.

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Moved
Moved from Aleocharinae.
Thanks Taro, it's a new genus and species for the guide!

Goniusa caseyi. Very cool! A
Goniusa caseyi. Very cool! A North America endemic genus and an obligate symbiont of mound building Formica. Keep an eye out on the nest for more individuals and additional mymrecophiles!

Moved
Moved from Rove Beetles.
Aleochara sounds like a good possibility. I sent an email to Taro and asked him to take a look.

Aleochara?

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