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Head very large. Transverse frontal groove faint or absent; scrobal depressions
meeting below center of face, interscrobal process very short. Flagellar formula 2,4,1. Pronotum
not visible dorsally, very short and hardly visible laterally; notauli
distinctly complete as deep, narrow grooves throughout their length; scutellum
overhanging metanotum and part of propodeum. Postmarginal vein subequal stigmal vein
length. Propodeum very short, about 4x broader than long; small median carina present,
flanked by channels and submedian carinae. Petiole very short, much broader than long.
1a-b: Eprhopalotus face (left), and propodeum (right)
2: Eprhopalotus from dorsal view
3: Eprhopalotus forewing venation
Biology: Reared from
Cynipid leaf gall on oak.
Comments: 2 described
species. Affinities unknown.
information: No other genus of Entedoninae has similar notauli, although the
pronotum is hidden in many, such as Euderomphalini, Holcopelte, Omphale,
and some species of Chrysocharis. Separation from these genera is obvious, so no
further discussion is given.
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Schauff, M.E. 1991. The Holarctic genera of Entedoninae
(Hymenoptera: Eulophidae). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 26.
Schauff, M.E. & J. LaSalle. 1993. Nomenclatural notes on genera
of North American Eulophidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea). Proceedings of the
Entomological Society of Washington. 95(3): 488-503.