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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Paratrechina
Motschulsky, 1863

Paratrechina is an ant genus from the subfamily Formicinae (tribe Plagiolepidini). There are more than 100 species included in this genus, one of which (Paratrechina longicornis) is a widespread pest.[1]

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  1. ^ LaPolla, J.S.; Hawkes, P.G.; Fisher, J.N. 2013: Taxonomic review of the ant genus Paratrechina, with a description of a new species from Africa. Journal of Hymenoptera research, 35: 71-82. doi:10.3897/JHR.35.5628

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