Dacoderus

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There are seven species in this possibly myrmecophilous genus of Salpingidae. Dacoderus certainly exhibits a number of characters associated with myrmecophiles.

List of Dacoderus and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Dacoderus acanthomma Blair, 1918 host unknown Costa Rica
Dacoderus laevipennis Horn, 1893 host unknown Texas
Dacoderus rossi Aalbu, Andrews & Pollock, 2005 host unknown Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica. United States: New Mexico
Dacoderus sleeperi Aalbu, Andrews & Pollock, 2005 host unknown United States: California. Mexico: Baja California.
Dacoderus steineri Aalbu, Andrews & Pollock, 2005 host unknown United States: Texas
Dacoderus striaticeps LeConte, 1858 host unknown Mexico. United States: Arizona, California
Dacoderus werneri Aalbu, Andrews & Pollock, 2005 host unknown Mexico.

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