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There is one species in this parasitoid genus of Phoridae that attack army ants.

List of Lucianaphora and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution
Lucianaphora folgaraitae Disney, 2008 Acromyrmex lundii Argentina


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  • Brown BV, Kung GA, Porras W. A new type of ant-decapitation in the Phoridae (Insecta: Diptera). Biodivers Data J. 2015 Jan 2;(3):e4299
  • Kung, G.-A. & Brown, B.V. 2005. New species of Dohrniphora related to D. longirostrata (Diptera: Phoridae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 98: 55-62.