Cleonymidae

Belongs within: Chalcidoidea.Contains: Cleonymus. The Cleonymidae were originally established for pteromalid wasps with a large conical pronotum. Most species are parasites of beetle larvae in wood (Bouček 1988). Characters (from Bouček 1988, as Cleonyminae): Occipital carina indistinct; pronotum large and subconical, dorsally rounded or at least without transverse edge, medially often with smooth strip or… Continue reading Cleonymidae

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Cleonymus

Belongs within: Cleonymidae. Cleonymus is a near-cosmopolitan genus of wasps (unrecorded from South America), parasitic on wood-boring beetles (Bouček 1988). Characters (from Bouček 1988): Antenna with eight distinct segments between pedicel and clava; male antenna unbranched, with almost symmetrical segments covered by regular dense pilosity; preclava in female with distinct lateral process closely applied to… Continue reading Cleonymus

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