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Species Myrmecophilus americanus - Old World Ant Cricket

May be Myrmecophilus americanus - Myrmecophilus americanus
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 americanus (Old World Ant Cricket)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Myrmecophilus (Myrmophilina) americanus Saussure, 1877
Dark brown with a lighter stripe on the posterior half of mesonotum; no other North American ant cricket has this color pattern (Wetterer & Hugel 2014)
Introduced; first found in the U.S. (south FL) 1989-2000
Inquiline in the nests of the ant Paratrechina longicornis (Wetterer & Hugel 2014)
Originally described from 'Colombia', but apparently native instead to tropical Asia and Melanesia (Wetterer & Hugel 2014)
Print References
Wetterer JK, Hugel S. 2014. First north American records of the old world ant cricket Myrmecophilus americanus (Orthoptera, Myrmecophilidae). Fla. Entomol. 97(1): 126-129. [full text PDF]
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