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There is one myrmecophilous species in this genus. Paragodon paragoides is a small (4–5 mm) hoverfly which differs from other hoverflies by its simple male genitalia, and was accordingly considered the most primitive microdontine species.
|Genus and species||Author and Year||Ant Host||Distribution|
|Paragodon paragoides||Thompson, 1969||ants||Neotropical Mexico to Costa Rica|
- Reemer, M. & G. Stahls 2013. Phylogenetic relationships of Microdontinae (Diptera: Syrphidae) based on molecular and morphological characters. Systematic Entomology 38 (4): 661-688.
- Reemer, M, Stahs, G. 2013. Generic revision and species classification of the Microdontinae (Diptera, Syrphidae). ZooKeys 288:1-213.
- Thompson, F. Christian (1969). "A New Genus of Microdontine Flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) with Notes on the Placement of the Subfamily" (PDF Adobe Acrobat). Psyche. Cambridge, Mass: Cambridge Entomological Club. 76 (1): 74–85.