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There are two myrmecophilous species in this genus. Vein R4+5 with posterior appendix. Postpronotum pilose. Propleuron bare. Mesonotal transverse suture incomplete. Tergites 3 and 4 not fused, able to articulate independently. Anepisternum widely bare of pile (but with microtrichia) medially, also on dorsal half. Male basoflagellomere with long pile.

List of Indascia and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Kryptopyga pendulosa Hull, 1944 ants Oriental: Java
Kryptopyga sulawesiana Reemer, 2013 ants Oriental: Sulawsesi


  • Reemer, M. & G. Stahls 2013. Phylogenetic relationships of Microdontinae (Diptera: Syrphidae) based on molecular and morphological characters. Systematic Entomology 38 (4): 661-688.
  • Xin-Yue Cheng & F. Christian Thompson (2008). "A generic conspectus of the Microdontinae (Diptera: Syrphidae) with the description of two new genera from Africa and China