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Species Proceratium mexicanum

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Formicoidea (Ants)
Family Formicidae (Ants)
Subfamily Proceratiinae
Genus Proceratium
Species mexicanum (Proceratium mexicanum)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Proceratium mexicanum De Andrade, 2003
Range
Southern TX to Guatemala.
Food
Most Proceratium are thought to be specialized predators of arthropod eggs, but species are rarely observed alive due to their cryptic nature.
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