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There is one myrmecophilous species in this genus. Vein R4+5 without posterior appendix. Antenna shorter than distance between antennal fossa and anterior oral margin. Postpronotum bare. Abdomen constricted.

List of Piruwa and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution
Piruwa phaecada Reemer, 2013 ants Peru


  • Reemer, M. & G. Stahls 2013. Phylogenetic relationships of Microdontinae (Diptera: Syrphidae) based on molecular and morphological characters. Systematic Entomology 38 (4): 661-688.