Myrmecorhynchus

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Myrmecorhynchus
Myrmecorhynchus emeryi casent0010931 profile 1.jpg
M. emeryi worker from Australia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Myrmecorhynchini
Genus: Myrmecorhynchus
André, 1896
Type species
Myrmecorhynchus emeryi
André, 1896
Diversity[1]
5 species

Myrmecorhynchus is a genus of ants in the subfamily Formicinae.[2] The genus is endemic to Australia, where its species are found in forested areas. They nest in soil or on trees or shrubs.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bolton, B. (2014). "Myrmecorhynchus". AntCat. Retrieved 4 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Genus: Myrmecorhynchus". antweb.org. AntWeb. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 
  3. ^ Shattuck, S. (2000). Australian Ants: Their Biology and Identification. CSIRO Publishing. pp. 97–99. ISBN 978-0-643-06659-5. 

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