Myrmecobius

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Translingual[edit]

Myrmecobius fasciatus (sole species)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μύρμηκος (múrmēkos, ant’s), genitive of μύρμηξ (múrmēx, ant), + βίος (bíos, life, living) (hence "living off ants").

Proper noun[edit]

Myrmecobius m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Myrmecobiidae – the single species Myrmecobius fasciatus, the marsupial numbat of Australia.

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