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Face entirely smooth. Mandibles usually with many small denticles (>3). Transverse
frontal groove nearly straight; scrobal grooves present as distinct sulci and
uniting before reaching transverse groove. Flagellar formula 1,4,1 in males and females.
Pronotum very short dorsally; metapleuron with a strong, sharply pointed projection. Propodeum
with semicircular submedian carinae, most broadly separated in middle of
propodeum, anterior ends of carinae arising from broad cavities or sunken
areas exposing short longitudinal costulae. Petiole braced by ventral flange from
gs1. Compare with: Pediobius.
1a-b: Emersonella face (left), and propodeum (right)
parasitoids of Chrysomelidae.
Comments: 9 described
species. Not very similar to any other Nearctic genus.
Pediobius: Submedian propodeal carinae
divergent throughout their length, furthest apart posteriorly. Transverse frontal groove
V-shaped, scrobal grooves reaching it before meeting. Face sculptured. Petiole with
anterior flange embracing propodeal nucha, with ventral tooth. Generally not similar in
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Boucek, Z. 1977. Descriptions of two new species of Neotropical
Eulophidae (Hymenoptera) of economic interest, with taxonomic notes on related species and
genera. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 67(1): 1-15.
Hansson, C. 2002. Eulophidae of Costa Rica (Hymenoptera:
Chalcidoidea), 1. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 67.
Schauff, M.E. 1991. The Holarctic genera of Entedoninae
(Hymenoptera: Eulophidae). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 26.
Image credits: 1a-b: Schauff (1991).