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Funicle 4-segmented; flagellum with 3 branches in males; 4th funicular
segment not longer than 3rd in males. Clypeal margin bilobed, lobes thin
and flange-like. Notauli incomplete or ending in anterior half of axillae far from
scutellar margin; mesoscutal midlobe with paired setae; scutellum without submedian or
sublateral grooves. Propodeum with median carina and plicae. Compare with: Notanisomorphella,
1a-b: Dimmockia lower faces: D. incongrua (Ashmead) (left), and D.
brevicornis (Erdös) (right)
2a-c: Dimmockia propodea: D. incongrua (left), D. brevicornis
(center), and D. secunda Crawford (right)
3a-b: Dimmockia female antenna (left), and male antenna (right)
secondary parasites of Lepidoptera through Hymenoptera, some primary parasites of
Comments: 6 described
species. A very distinctive genus in the Nearctic fauna. Propodeal form is very similar to
that of Notanisomorphella.
Notanisomorphella: Clypeal margin not
Dasyeulophus: Scutellum and
midlobe of mesoscutum with numerous evenly or irregularly distributed setae (but
scutellum often with as few as 2 pairs of distinct setae). Propodeum without plicae, and
median carina weak.
Sympiesis: Clypeal margin not bilobed.
Propodeum very seldom with strong median carina and plicae.
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Ikeda, E. & J.T. Huber. 1996. Review of the world species of Dimmockia
Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae). Canadian Entomologist. 128:
Image credits: Ikeda & Huber (1996).