Phoresy and kleptoparasitism of Paramyia (Diptera, Milichiidae) on tiger beetles (Therates labiatus; Coleoptera, Carabidae, Cicindelinae) in eastern Indonesia

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2009
Authors:S. A. Marshall
Keywords:commensal relationship, parasitism by theft, Phoront

An association between kleptoparasitic Diptera and a predaceous beetle is documented for the first time with the description of phoretic and kleptoparasitic Paramyia (Diptera, Milichiidae) found on Southeast Asian tiger beetle Therates labiatus (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Cicindelinae).

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