297a (296a). Body mainly yellowish; head and thorax almost smooth; scutellum with fine out-

curving sublateral lines; disc of fore wing convex and almost bare, at stigma a group or tuft

of black scales (Fig.A); frons without median groove....................... Pteromalidae (Storeyinae)

 

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A

 

297b. Body black or slightly metallic; at least thorax with some distinct pits or wrinkles, often

also head; scutellum without sublateral lines but often with pitted frenal line (Fig.A); fore

wing disc flat, pubescent, without a tuft of scales; (frons with median pitted groove)

(Figs.B-C) ....................................Pteromalidae (Spalangiinae) [also see fly-par.htm ]

 

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A B C