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There are eight species in this parasitoid genus of Phoridae that attack ants.

List of Auxanommatidia and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution
Auxanommatidia abbreviata Borgmeier, 1958 ants
Auxanommatidia californica Borgmeier, 1963 ants United States: California
Auxanommatidia hardicki Borgmeier, 1925 ants
Auxanommatidia intermedia Borgmeier & Prado, 1975 ants
Auxanommatidia myrmecophila Borgmeier, 1925 ants
Auxanommatidia pilifemur Borgmeier, 1925 ants
Auxanommatidia simplex Borgmeier, 1958 ants
Auxanommatidia variegata Borgmeier, 1924 ants


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