Subfamily Myrmecophilinae
ant crickets
Key to families and subfamilies of crickets.

To view distribution maps of North American ant crickets go to the list of species and access the species pages, which are under development.


Blatchley WS. 1920. Orthoptera of northeastern America. Indianapolis, IN: Nature Publishing. 784 p. Myrmecophilinae (pp. 659-662) [341 KB]. (The introductory pages to Blatchley's book are accessible on SINA's home page.)

Bruner L. 1884. Two new Myrmecophilae from the United States. Can. Entomol. 16: 41-43. [235 KB] [Myrmecophilus pergandei and M. oregonensis]

Hebard M. 1920. A revision of the North American species of the genus Myrmecophila. Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. (Phila). 46: 91-111. [1530 KB]

Henderson G, Akre RD. 1986a. Biology of the Myrmecophilous cricket, Myrmecophila manni, Orthoptera: Gryllidae. J. Kans. Entomol. Soc. 59: 454-467. [2094 KB]

Henderson G, Akre RD. 1986b. Dominance hierarchies in Myrmecophila manni, Orthoptera: Gryllidae. Pan. Pac. Entomol. 62: 24-28.

Henderson G, Akre RD. 1986c. Morphology of Myrmecophila manni, a myrmecophilous cricket, Orthoptera:Gryllidae. J. Entomol. Soc. B C. 83: 57-62.

Wheeler WM. 1900. The habits of Myrmecophila nebrascensis Bruner. Psyche: 111-113. [493 KB]