n. [Gr. myrmex, ant; L. colere, to inhabit]
An organism that lives in ants\' nests, but does not otherwise interact with them; see myrmecophilous.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • myrmecophilous — adj. [Gr. myrmex, ant; philos, love] Fondness of, or benefited by an association with ants; see myrmecole …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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