Ecology

Associations

Known predators

Phaenicia sericata (P. sericata larvae) is prey of:
Sinea complexa
Saprinus discoidalis
Saprinus pennsylvanicus
Silpha truncata
Proctacanthella leucopogon
Pogonomyrmex desertorum
Solenopsis xyloni

Based on studies in:
USA: Texas, Hueco Mountains (Carrion substrate)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • M. McKinnerney, 1977. Carrion communities in the northern Chihuahuan Desert. M.S. thesis. University of Texas-El Paso, Texas; and 1978, Carrion communities in the northern Chihuahuan Desert. Southw. Nat. 23:563-576, from thesis and p. 571.
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Known prey organisms

Phaenicia sericata (P. sericata larvae) preys on:
carcass

Based on studies in:
USA: Texas, Hueco Mountains (Carrion substrate)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • M. McKinnerney, 1977. Carrion communities in the northern Chihuahuan Desert. M.S. thesis. University of Texas-El Paso, Texas; and 1978, Carrion communities in the northern Chihuahuan Desert. Southw. Nat. 23:563-576, from thesis and p. 571.
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