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UNDER REVISION 2014

 

                                                      Key to Families of Evanioidea

                                                             (derived primarily fr. Gauld & Bolton 1988)

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1a  Fore wing with vein 2m-cu present (Fig. 76); antennae inserted low on face, near to lower margin of eyes (Fig.

78).  Malar space large; propleura elongate, meeting dorsally and forming a neck......................Aulacidae 

<Habits>; <Adults> & <Juveniles>

 

1b.  Fore wings with vein 2m-cu absent (Fig. 77); antennae inserted higher on face, at ca. mid level of eyes...........2

 

2a.  Gaster with segment 1 slender and remaining segments forming a short, ovate structure (Fig. 79); ovipositor not

exserted; malar space large (longer than basal width of mandible); propleura not elongated, not meeting

dorsally and not forming a neck..................................................................................................... Evaniidae  

<Habits>; <Adults> & <Juveniles>

 

2b.  Gaster elongated and subclavate (Fig. 80); ovipositor noticeably exserted; malar space small (mandible close to

eye margin); propleura elongate, meeting dorsally and forming a neck................................Gasteruptiidae 

<Habits>; <Adults> & <Juveniles>