Myrmecocystus mimicus

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Myrmecocystus mimicus
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Myrmecocystus mimicus worker
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Genus: Myrmecocystus
Species: M. mimicus
Binomial name
Myrmecocystus mimicus
Wheeler, 1908

Myrmecocystus mimicus is a North American species of ant in the genus Myrmecocystus.[1] The species is widely distributed, from Kansas south to Texas and Mexico, and west to California.[2]


  1. ^ Bolton, B. (2015). "Myrmecocystus mimicus". AntCat. Retrieved 31 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Snelling, R. R. (1976). "A revision of the honey ants, genus Myrmecocystus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)". Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Science Bulletin. 24: 1–163. 

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