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Clypeal margin distinctly convex, with tiny flange-like ventral margin. 4
funicular segments, all funicular segments, except 1st
funicular segment in some species, quadrate or broader than long; males
with asymmetrical funicular segments similar to those in Paraolinx. Faint
occipital carina present near ocelli. Notauli faintly complete, sometimes obscured by the
strong mesoscutal sculpture; scutellum strongly reticulate, sublateral
grooves absent anteriorly, present posteriorly, curving to meet near scutellar
apex. Median carina of propodeum strong; median panels sharply raised above
supracoxal flange and lateral areas of propodeum; lateral edge of raised
area with 1 seta on each side (distinct from callar setae). Compare with: Paraolinx.
Grotiusomyia propodeum (left), and face (right)
Grotiusomyia female antennae (left), and mesosoma (right)
of pyralids on Quercus and Populus.
Comments: 2 described
species. Widespread but very rarely collected genus.
Paraolinx: Scutellar grooves completely
absent. Median panels of propodeum not raised above lateral and posterior areas, often
undifferentiated. Mandibles relatively elongate, with numerous tiny denticles.
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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.
LaSalle, J. & M.E. Schauff. 1992. Preliminary studies on
Neotropical Eulophidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea): Ashmead, Cameron, Howard, and Walker
species. Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 27.