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GenusFormicoxenus HNS Mayr, 1855

Formicoxenus HNS Mayr, 1855:413.

Type-species: Myrmica nitidula Nylander HNS , 1846.

Worker and queen. Small, shining, narrow bodied ants. Antennae 11 segmented; palp formula 4:3. Postpetiole with peg-like ventral process directed forward.

Males. Apterous, ergatoid without wing sclerites. Antennae 12 segmented. Postpetiole as in female castes.

This is a palaearctic genus with 2 species only; a similar species Leptothorax diversipilosus M. Smith HNS , occurs in North America.

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