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

List of Rhipipalloidea and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Rhipipalloidea madangensis Maeyama, Machida & Terayama, 1999 ants Papua New Guinea
Rhipipalloidea mira Girault, 1934 ants Australia


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