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

List of Saccharissa and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Saccharissa alcocki Heraty, 2002 ants Thailand
Saccharissa contigens (Walker, 1862) ants Congo, Malaysia: Sarawak
Saccharissa latifurca Boucek, 1988 ants Australia
Saccharissa vicina (Masi, 1926) ants Taiwan, China


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