AntWiki: The Ants --- Online

There is one myrmecophilous species in this genus. The genus was described as a small metallic green fly with dense punctation that had an "astonishing resemblance" to chrysidid wasps.

List of Chrysidimyia and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution
Chrysidimyia chrysidimima Hull, 1937 ants Brazil


  • Reemer, M. & G. Stahls 2013. Phylogenetic relationships of Microdontinae (Diptera: Syrphidae) based on molecular and morphological characters. Systematic Entomology 38 (4): 661-688.