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There are nine species in this genus which are Parasitoids of ants.

List of Gollumiella and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Gollumiella antennata (Gahan, 1940) ants Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, China
Gollumiella buffingtoni Heraty, 2003 ants China, Japan
Gollumiella darlingi Heraty, 2003 ants Indonesia
Gollumiella guineensis Heraty, 1992 ants Papua New Guinea, Indonesia: Irian Jaya
Gollumiella infuscata Heraty, 1992 ants Malaysia (Sarawak)
Gollumiella longipetiolata Hedqvist, 1978 Paratrechina Philippines, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Nepal, Singapore, Japan
Gollumiella minuta (Boucek, 1988) ants Australia
Gollumiella neopetiolata Heraty, 1992 ants Philippines
Gollumiella ochreata Heraty, 2004 ants Malaysia


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