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There are eight myrmecophilous species in this genus which are Parasitoids of ants.

List of Smicromorpha and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Smicromorpha attenboroughi Binoy, Santhosh & Nasser, 2021 ants India
Smicromorpha banksi Naumann, 1986 ants Australia, Papua New Guinea
Smicromorpha doldi Girault, 1913 Oecophylla smaragdina Australia
Smicromorpha eudela Naumann, 1986 Oecophylla smaragdina Australia
Smicromorpha keralensis Narendran, 1979 Oecophylla smaragdina India
Smicromorpha lagynos Naumann, 1986 Oecophylla smaragdina Australia
Smicromorpha masneri Darling, 2009 Oecophylla smaragdina Vietnam
Smicromorpha minera Girault, 1926 Oecophylla smaragdina Australia


  • Binoy, C., Santhosh, S. & Nasser, M., 2021, Review of Smicromorpha Girault (Hymenoptera: Chalcididae) with description of a new species from India, pp. 131-149 in Zootaxa 4991 (1) on pages 137-138,
  • Darling, D.C. 2009: A new species of Smicromorpha (Hymenoptera, Chalcididae) from Vietnam, with notes on the host association of the genus. In: Johnson, N.F. (ed.) Advances in the systematics of Hymenoptera. Festschrift in honour of Lubomír Masner. ZooKeys, 20: 155–163.
  • Girault AA (1913) Some chalcidoid Hymenoptera from Northern Queensland. Archiv fürNaturgeschichte 79: 70–90.
  • Narendran TC (1979) A new species and a new record of the interesting genus SmicromorphaGirault (Hymenoptera: Chalcididae) from Oriental region. Journal of Bombay NaturalHistory Society 75: 908–911.
  • Naumann, I.D. 1986: A revision of the Indo-Australian Smicromorphinae (Hymenoptera: Chalcididae). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 22: 169–187. Abstract