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Species Myrmecophilus pergandei - Eastern Ant Cricket

Family Myrmecophilidae - Myrmecophilus pergandei - male Myrmecophilus pergandei Eastern Ant Cricket - Myrmecophilus pergandei Eastern Ant Cricket - Myrmecophilus pergandei BioBlitz Bug 130 - Myrmecophilus pergandei - female eastern ant cricket??? - Myrmecophilus pergandei Myrmecophilus pergandei - female Eastern Ant Cricket - Myrmecophilus pergandei
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Orthoptera (Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids)
Suborder Ensifera (Long-horned Orthoptera)
Infraorder Gryllidea (Crickets)
Family Myrmecophilidae (Ant Crickets)
Genus Myrmecophilus
Species pergandei (Eastern Ant Cricket)
Range
se. US north to MD-IL (MacGown & Hill 2006)
BugGuide records extend this range to include PA, NJ, NY, MA, NH, ...
Habitat
Nests of various ant species.
Print References
MacGown J.A., Hill J.G. (2006) The eastern ant cricket, Myrmecophilus pergandei Bruner (Orthoptera: Myrmecophilidae), reported from Mississippi, U.S.A. J. Mississippi Acad. Sci. 51(3): 180-182 (Full text)