Schizoceratomyia

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There are four myrmecophilous species in this genus. Larvae are found in ant nests. They are native to the Neotropics.

List of Schizoceratomyia and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution
Schizoceratomyia barretoi Carrera, Lopes & Lane, 1947 ants Neotropical
Schizoceratomyia carrerai (Papavero, 1962) ants Neotropical
Schizoceratomyia flavipes Carrera, Lopes & Lane, 1947 ants Neotropical
Schizoceratomyia malleri (Curran, 1947) ants Neotropical

REFERENCES

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