AntWiki: The Ants --- Online

There is one myrmecophilous species in this genus. Vein R4+5 without posterior appendix. Antenna shorter than distance between antennal fossa and anterior oral margin. Postpronotum bare. Abdomen constricted.

List of Sulcodon and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution
Sulcodon sulcatus Hull, 1944 ants Oriental: Java


  • Hull FM (1944b) Studies on flower flies (Syrphidae) in the Vienna Museum of Natural History. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 34: 398-404.
  • Reemer, M. & G. Stahls 2013. Phylogenetic relationships of Microdontinae (Diptera: Syrphidae) based on molecular and morphological characters. Systematic Entomology 38 (4): 661-688.