A Review of the Egyptian ant flower beetles Anthicinae: Endomiini, Formicomini, Microhorini (Coleoptera: Anthicidae)

Document Type : Original Article


Plant Protection Research Institute, Agriculture Research Center, Dokki, Giza, Egypt


The distribution of the known species of the Egyptian anthicid fauna is analysed and their recent taxonomic status is assessed. In this paper the rest of species from subfamily anthicinae (Tribes: Endomini, Formcomini and Microhorini) are reviesed. Twenty five species are keyed and distributed according to their material examined or recorde in literature.