282a (280b). Sides of head ("cheeks") laterally ridged, temple absent (Fig.A), gena posteriorly

produced into a lamina; antenna clubbed, all preclub segments of flagellum at right angles

to longitudinal axis; scutellum anteriorly with 2 deep pits; second dorsal plate of petiolate

abdomen very large, covering most of dorsum, dorsally somewhat fused with the 1st dorsal

plate................................................................................ Pteromalidae (Asaphinae)....[also see 294]

 

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282b. Sides of head rounded laterally; notauli (= longitudinal sutures of the mesonotum

separating the median area from the lateral area) incomplete and wide apart; marginal vein

widened in basal part (Fig.A); clypeal margin often with deep incision and asymmetric

teeth; dorsum of thorax reticulate, almost bare, without bristles (Fig.B)..........................

.................................................. Pteromalidae (Pteromalinae / Miscogasterinae)....[also see 294]

 

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