Pseudomicrodon

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Pseudomicrodon is a genus of hoverflies within the family Syrphidae. It is known from 15 species. The fly's larvae are found in ant colonies where they have been observed preying on ant larvae, and are thus parasites of their hosts.

Species of Pseudomicrodon

  • Pseudomicrodon auricinctus (Sack, 1931)
  • Pseudomicrodon batesi (Shannon, 1927)
  • Pseudomicrodon bellulus (Williston, 1891)
  • Pseudomicrodon biluminiferus (Hull, 1944)
  • Pseudomicrodon chrysostypus (Thompson, 2004)
  • Pseudomicrodon claripennis (Hine, 1914)
  • Pseudomicrodon conops (Curran, 1940)
  • Pseudomicrodon corona (Curran, 1940)
  • Pseudomicrodon nigrispinosus (Shannon, 1927)
  • Pseudomicrodon pilosops (Marinoni, 2004)
  • Pseudomicrodon polistoides Reemer, 2013
  • Pseudomicrodon rheochryssus (Hull, 1944)
  • Pseudomicrodon seabrai Papavero, 1962
  • Pseudomicrodon smiti Reemer, 2013

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