Some predatory saw palmetto flower visitors, such as conopid flies or sphecids of the genera Ectemnius, Oxybelus and Philanthus attack adult bees or flies.
Notes on conopid flies, including insect host, plant and phoretic relationships.
The marsh also attracts scarce and threatened insects such as mining bees, yellow faced bees, craneflies and the conopid
fly, a bee parasite.
Etymology: This species is named in honour of David Clements (Cardiff), who has for many years been a significant discussion partner concerning conopids and has reliably translated German text into English.
Etymology: The species is named in honour of Martin Hauser (Sacramento), who has supplied the author with conopids over many years.
Irwin (Vail, Arizona), who organized "An Arthropod Survey of Madagascar's Protected Areas (1998-2009)", and collected numerous conopids used in this study.
Parker (Logan, Utah), who spent considerable time working on "An Arthropod Survey of Madagascar's Protected Areas (1998-2009)", which yielded numerous conopids
used in this study.