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There is one species in this myrmecophilous genus.

List of Anomoea and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Anomoea flavokansiensis Moldenke, 1970 Formica pallidefulva, Crematogaster lineolata North America


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  • Moldenke AR (1970) A revision of the Clytrinae of North America north of the Isthmus of Panama (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Standford University, Stanford, 310 pp.
  • Stiefel VL, Margolies DC (1998) Is host specialization by Anomoea flavokansiensis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) determined by interactions with the ant Crematogaster lineolata? Oecologia 115: 434–438. doi: 10.1007/s004420050538
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