265a (262b). Pronotum rectangular in dorsal view, about as wide as scutum, sides parallel and flat

laterally; body black, yellow, or mixed black & yellow, but rarely faintly metallic; thorax

mostly with coarse hairy pits; abdomen usually oval in crossview and compressed laterally

(Figs.A-D).......................................................................................Eurytomidae (Subfamilies: 266)

 

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265b. Pronotum in dorsal view narrowed to a transverse (= at right angles to longitudinal axis)

strip, or not visible (if elongated, then narrower at base than apex and sides concave to

accomodate front femora (rare, some Cleonyminae); body often metallic blue or green,

rarely black; abdomen usually keel-shaped (triangular in cross view) and somewhat

compressed dorsally (Fig.A)........................................................................................................... 268

 

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