Cossyphodes asiricus sp. nov. is described from an isolated relict mountainous forest in the Asir Mts. in south-western Saudi Arabia. This myrmecophilous species was found in a debris chamber of a Pheidole ant nest. It differs from the Palaearctic and adjacent Ethiopian congeners mainly by the development and orientation of the pronotal and elytral keels. Paramellon sociale was collected on the eastern...
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