AntWiki: The Ants --- Online

There is one species in this myrmecophilous genus.

List of Smaragdina and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Smaragdina concolor (Fabricius, 1792) Tetramorium caespitum Neotropical


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