284a (283a). Prescutal sutures mostly invisible, do not meet; prepectus flat, not projected;

flagellum with 7-8 segmented funicle plus club; mid coxae much closer to hind coxae than

to fore ones (Fig.A); axillae not obviously at right angles with longitudinal axis and mostly

wide apart so that scutellum is only rarely pointed anteriorly; marginal vein always much

longer than stigmal vein (Figs.B-F)..........................................Eupelmidae...(Subfamilies: 285)

 

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284b. Prepectus swollen, in dorsal view protruding forwards as conspicuous shoulders (Fig.A),

prescutal sutures meet medially; pronotum very short; always fully winged, stigmal vein

fairly long but shorter than marginal (Fig.A); antennae with 12 segments; tropical and

phytophagous (not parasitic) ....................................................................................Tanaostigmatidae

 

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