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There are five species in this genus which are Parasitoids of ants.

List of Dilocantha and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Dilocantha albicoma Heraty, 1998 ants Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala
Dilocantha bennetti Heraty, 1998 ants Trinidad and Tobago
Dilocantha flavicornis (Walker, 1862) ants Brazil
Dilocantha lachaudii Heraty, 1998 Ectatomma tuberculatum Mexico
Dilocantha serrata Heraty, 1998 ants Costa Rica


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