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There are five myrmecophilous species in this genus.

List of Carreramyia and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution
Carreramyia flava Sack, 1941 ants Peru
Carreramyia jattai Carvalho-Filho, 2014 ants Brazil
Carreramyia megacephalus (Shannon, 1925) ants Costa Rica, Panama
Carreramyia megacera Reemer, 2013 ants Suriname
Carreramyia tigrina Reemer, 2013 ants Peru


  • Carvalho-Filho, Fda S (2014). "Description of new species of Surimyia Reemer and Carreramyia Doesburg (Diptera: Syrphidae) from the Brazilian Amazon". Zootaxa. 3887 (1): 79–87.
  • Doesburg, P.H. van (1966) Syrphidae from Suriname. Additional records and descriptions. Studies on the Fauna of Suriname and other Guyanas, 9, 61–107.
  • Reemer, M. & G. Stahls 2013. Phylogenetic relationships of Microdontinae (Diptera: Syrphidae) based on molecular and morphological characters. Systematic Entomology 38 (4): 661-688.