AntWiki: The Ants --- Online

There is one species in this myrmecophilous genus.

List of Labidostomis and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Labidostomis taxicornis (Fabricius) Tapinoma erraticum Saharo-Arabian


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  • Barbier J (1976) Note sur le parasitisme de Clytrinae [Col. Chrysomelidae] par des Mutillidae [Hym.]. L’Entomologiste 32: 163–165.