First record of the ant-loving cricket Myrmecophilus fuscus Stalling, 2013 (Orthoptera: Myrmecophilidae) in mainland Spain

T. Stalling, X. Espadaler, N. O.Z. Carrón

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Abstract

We present the first published records of Myrmecophilus fuscus Stalling, 2013 from the Spanish mainland. We observed the species at various localities in Catalonia and in the city of Madrid. Six ant species are known hosts for M. fuscus in mainland Spain: Camponotus lateralis (Olivier, 1792), Crematogaster scutellaris (Olivier, 1792) and Formica cunicularia Latreille, 1798, as well as three ant species of the genus Lasius, two native and one exotic: L. grandis Forel, 1909, L. cinereus Seifert, 1992, and the invasive L. neglectus Van Loon, Boomsma & Andrásfalvy, 1990.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)481-483
JournalSociobiology
Volume62
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2015

Keywords

  • Distribution
  • Myrmecophilidae
  • Myrmecophilus fuscus
  • New records
  • Spain

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'First record of the ant-loving cricket Myrmecophilus fuscus Stalling, 2013 (Orthoptera: Myrmecophilidae) in mainland Spain'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this