Table 1: Ant response to phorid parasitism.

Research retrieval

Ant spp.Phorid spp.Measured ant response to phorid parasitismReferences

Atta cephalotesNeodohrniphora curvinervisReduced resource retrieval[16]
Atta sexdensNeodohrniphora sp.Reduced number of loaded ants[17]
Atta sexdensNeodohrniphora sp.Reduced resource retrieval[18]
Azteca instabilisPseudacteon sp.Increased time for foragers to carry away resource[19]
Pheidole diversipilosaApocephalus sp. 8Increased resource turnover rate by competitor[20]
Solenopsis geminataPseudacteon browni and P. bifidus Reduced resource retrieval[21]
Solenopsis invictaPseudacteon tricuspisReduced colony protein consumption[22]
Solenopsis invictaPseudacteon tricuspisReduced resource retrieval[23]
Solenopsis richteriPseudacteon sp. (multiple)Reduced number of workers at resource[24]

Worker size

Ant spp.Phorid spp.Measured ant response to phorid parasitismReferences

AttaNeodohrniphora erthaliIncreased number of hitchhikers[25]
Atta cephalotesNeodohrniphora curvinervisSent out workers in smaller size[17]
Atta cephalotesUnreportedSent out workers in smaller size[26]
Atta laevigataApocephalus attophilusSent out workers in smaller size[27]
Atta sexdensNeodohrniphora sp.Reduced forager mass[17]
Solenopsis invictaPseudacteon tricuspisSent out workers in smaller size[22]
Solenopsis invictaPseudacteon tricuspisSent out workers in smaller size[23]
Solenopsis invictaPseudacteon sp.Altered ratio of worker size[28]
Solenopsis richteriPseudacteon sp.Sent out workers in smaller size[24]

Ant activity

Ant spp.Phorid spp.Measured ant response to phorid parasitismReferences

Atta laevigataApocephalus attophilusAltered number of foragers[27]
Atta sexdensMyrmosicarius grandicornisReduced number of loaded ants[29]
Atta sexdensNeodohrniphora sp.Increased number of unloaded workers returning to nest & decreased number of loaded workers returning to nest[17]
Atta sexdensNeodohrniphora sp.Altered number of foragers[17]
Azteca instabilisPseudacteon sp.Reduced ant activity[30]
Azteca instabilisPseudacteon sp.Reduced number of ants[31]
Linepithema humilePseudacteon sp.Altered number of foragers[32]
Pheidole titanisPseudacteon sp.Reduced ant activity[14]
Solenopsis invictaPseudacteon tricuspisReduced number of exposed ants[20]
Solenopsis invictaPseudacteon tricuspisAltered recruited ant size[22]
Solenopsis invictaPseudacteon tricuspisAltered forager size[34]
Solenopsis invictaPseudacteon tricuspisReducers number of ants at baits[23]
Solenopsis invictaPseudacteon tricuspisReduced number of foragers[35]
Solenopsis invictaPseudacteon sp.Reduced number of ants at baits[28]
Solenopsis richteriPseudacteon (multiple spp.)Reduced number of ants at baits[24]
Solenopsis richteriPseudacteon (multiple spp.)Reduced various ant activity[24]
Solenopsis saevissimaPseudacteon sp.Reduced ant activity[36]
Solenopsis sp.Pseudacteon sp.Altered number of foragers[37]