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Apocephalus sp.

Apocephalus sp.

Within minutes of exposing a Pheidole dentata nest, the parasitic phorid flies are so thick they are essentially tripping over each other to attack the ants. Brackenridge Field Lab, Austin, Texas, USA.

PhoridaeApocephalusDipteraAnt decapitating fliesparasitoidsPheidole

From Diptera: Flies