There is one myrmecophilous species in this genus. Bardistropus was established for a Microdon species, which has a greatly elongate basoflagellomere. The species is endemic to the Solomon Islands. While the description states that the species was based on two female types, these are males.
|Genus and species||Author and Year||Ant Host||Distribution|
|Bardistopus papuanum||Mann, 1920||ants||Solomon Islands|
- Mann, W.M. 1920. Ant guests from Fiji and the British Solomon Islands. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 13: 60-69. [1920.04.27]
- Reemer, M. & G. Stahls 2013. Phylogenetic relationships of Microdontinae (Diptera: Syrphidae) based on molecular and morphological characters. Systematic Entomology 38 (4): 661-688.