264a (263a). Metapleuron with straight anterior margin; stigmal vein much shorter than

breadth of coastal cell, stigma at most only slightly knobbed (Fig.A ); head and thorax

always metallic or slightly so in Australian species; hairs on thorax usually dense and

short............................................................................................. Torymidae (Monodontomerinae)

 

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264b. Metapleuron with anterior margin angled or protruding forward (Fig.A ), so that

metapleuron forms a distinct lobe; antennae of Australian species always with 1 anellus

(ring segment) and 7 funicular segments (Fig.B).................................. Torymidae (Toryminae)

 

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