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Data for specimen record

Identification
Current: species Myrmecophilus (Myrmecophilus) orientalis Stalling, 2010
Historical: Myrmecophilus orientalis; holotype of species Myrmecophilus (Myrmecophilus) orientalis Stalling, 2010; cited by Stalling. 2010. A new species of ant-loving cricket, Myrmecophilus Berthold, 1827, and comments on M. nigricornis (Chopard, 1963) from the Middle East (Orthoptera: Myrmecophilidae). Zoology in the Middle East. 49:89-94
Specimen
Basis of record: preserved specimen
Counts: females 1
Depository: MHNG, Geneva Museum
Data source: not recorded
Other: preparation type, pin
Locality
Western Asia, Palestine, Jordan: Ajloun Governorate, Ajloun; N 32.316700, E 35.716700; 950 meters; Modern (is included in map)
Collecting event
May 28, 2009; T. Stalling & D. Matthes
Images      
female, lateral view (holotype, scale bar 1 mm), 2015
female, dorsal view (holotype, scale bar 1 mm), 2015
Sounds      
None
Ecological relationships      
Inquiline/Host; Camponotus; found in nests of Camponotus . . .
 

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