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There are six myrmecophilous species in this genus which are Parasitoids of ants.

List of Mimopria and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Mimopria barbata Borgmeier, 1939 Nomamyrmex esenbeckii Brazil
Mimopria campbellorum Masner 1976  Eciton hamatum Brazil
Mimopria comes Borgmeier, 1939 Nomamyrmex esenbeckii Brazil
Mimopria ecitophila Holmgren, 1908 Eciton hamatum Brazil
Mimopria goeldii Neivamyrmex goeldii Brazil
Mimopria horni (Brèthes, 1927) ants Brazil: Espírito Santo
Mimopria penicillata Neivamyrmex minensis Brazil
Mimopria splendens Borgmeier, 1939 Brazil: Goiás transfer to Mimopriella


  • Loiácono, M. S., and C. B. Margaria. 2002. Ceraphronoidea, Platygastroidea, and Proctotrupoidea from Brazil (Hymenoptera). Neotropical Entomology 31:551-560.
  • Masner, L. 1959. A revision of ecitophilous diapriid-genus Mimopria Holmgren (Hym., Proctotrupoidea). Insectes soc. 6: 361–367.