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14. Propodeum (a1, a2) with single, strong median carina placed in a groove (sometimes groove difficult to see) and costulate transverse foveae separating median panels from supracoxal flange (a1: f). Propodeum never with plicae.

Entedon Dalman, 1820

14'. Propodeum often with incomplete carina, or single carina not placed in a groove, rarely with similar costulate fovea, and without the two characters in combination. Propodeum with plicae in many similar genera.

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Image credits: a1, a2: Schauff (1988). b1: Schauff (1991).