Explanation of Names
Often considered a subfamily (Myrmecophilinae) of family Gryllidae.
BugGuide follows the classification of Orthoptera Species File Online
, which treats the group as family Myrmecophilidae.
4 species in 1 genus in North America listed at Singing Insects of North America
most of United States plus southwestern British Columbia
Myrmecophilus manni: western states
M. nebrascensis: southcentral states
M. oregonensis: west coast states and southwestern BC
M. pergandei: eastern states
and common names reference (Orthoptera Species File)