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Genus Myrmecocystus - Honeypot Ants

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 Formicinae
Tribe Lasiini
Genus Myrmecocystus - Honeypot Ants

No Taxon subgenus Endiodioctes
Species kennedyi - Myrmecocystus kennedyi
Species mendax - Myrmecocystus mendax
Species mimicus - Myrmecocystus mimicus
Species semirufus - Myrmecocystus semirufus
Species wheeleri - Myrmecocystus wheeleri
Species placodops - Myrmecocystus placodops
No Taxon subgenus Myrmecocystus
Species mexicanus - Myrmecocystus mexicanus
Species testaceus - Myrmecocystus testaceus
No Taxon subgenus Eremnocystus