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Craticulina sp.jpg
Craticulina sp.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Sarcophagidae
Subfamily: Miltogramminae

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  • Miltogrammatinae[1]
  • Macronychiinae[1]

The Miltogramminae are a subfamily of the family Sarcophagidae. They are kleptoparasites of solitary bees and solitary wasps.[2] (not eusocial species).

Metopia sp.



  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Chandler, Peter J. (1998). "Checklists of Insects of the British Isles (New Series) Part 1: Diptera". Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects. 12. Royal Entomological Society: 1–234. 
  2. ^ Piwczyński, M.; Pape, T.; Deja-Sikora, E.; Sikora, M.; Akbarzadeh, K.; Szpila, K. (2017). "Molecular phylogeny of Miltogramminae (Diptera: Sarcophagidae): implications for classification, systematics and evolution of larval feeding strategies". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. Elsevier Inc. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa Pape, Thomas H. (1996). "Catalogue of the Sarcophagidae of the World (Insecta:Diptera)". Memoirs on Entomology, International. Utah: American Entomological Institute. 8: 1–558. ISBN 9781566650632. 

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Craticulina species. The tibial chaetae are characteristic of the genus. This species is a kleptoparasite of Philanthus in South Africa