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7. Notauli (a1: n) complete as straight, deep, linear grooves. Usually half or more of dorsal axillar surface (a1: a) advanced anteriad of scutellar margin.

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7'. Notauli almost always absent or incomplete, sometimes reaching scutellar margin as greatly broadened troughs or carinae converging sharply posteriorly (aa1), but if complete as vaguely or distinctly linear grooves (aa2: n) then less than half of dorsal axillar surface advanced anteriad of scutellar margin.

a very few exceptional Entedoninae

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Image credits: a1: Schauff, et al. (1997). aa1-2: Schauff (1991).