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

List of Orasemorpha and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Orasemorpha didentata (Girault, 1940) ants Australia
Orasemorpha eribotes (Walker, 1839) Pheidole Australia
Orasemorpha goethei (Girault, 1934) ants Australia
Orasemorpha myrmicae (Girault, 1936) Pheidole Australia
Orasemorpha pyttalus (Walker, 1846) ants Australia
Orasemorpha sparsepilosa Heraty, 1994 ants Australia
Orasemorpha tridentata (Girault, 1915) Pheidole proxima Australia
Orasemorpha varidentata (Girault, 1936) ants Australia
Orasemorpha xeniades (Walker, 1839) Pheidole tasmaniensis Australia


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