A parasite that develops on the prey of the parasite's host.
[G. kleptō, to steal, + parasite]
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This percentage is high relative to the latitudinal gradient of cleptoparasite composition of bee populations, in which larger proportions are found in more northern regions (Wcislo 1987).
Five other Nomada morphospecies captured subsequently, all belonging to the ruficornis species group and therefore probable cleptoparasites of Andrena, were determined by S.