Subtribe Cremastocheilina consists of about 50 genera, on photos bellow mainly those from Afrotropical area. Beetles are known for specific ecological habits. Some of them prey on brood of social insects (Oplostomus), some are found in dung (Anatonochilus, Oplostomus), termite and/or ant nests (Coenochilus, Chtonobius, Arielina). Breeding of this group is rather mysterious - I have not reproduced any of them in captivity for more than one generation. Lifecycle must be very short in the nature, in period of weeks(!).

genus:  CAMPSIURA  Hope 1831
species:  abyssinica Westwood, 1874
origin:  Ethiopia, Bedele IV/2002

species:  kerleyi Antoine, 2006
origin:  Uganda, Entebbe XI/2006

species:  pavlae Legrand & Malec, 2006
origin:  Zambia, Kasanka NP, II/2005
wild imago size:  17-23 mm

> Campsiura abyssinica (Ethiopia); >> C. kerleyi (Uganda); >>> C. pavlae (Zambia)

species:  scutellaris Gory et Percheron, 1833
origin:  Uganda, Bujagali falls, V/2009

species:  scutellata (Fabricius,1801)
origin:  Sierra Leone, 2 km W from Potolu, V/2013

> Campsiura scutellaris (Uganda), >> Campsiura scutallata (Sierra Leone)

genus:   HETEROGENIUS   Moser 1911
species:  angustatus Basilewsky, 1950
origin:  Zambia, ex larva, II/2005
wild imago size:  13 mm

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