Diparidae

Belongs within: Chalcidoidea.Contains: Dipara, Lelaps. The Diparidae are a group of chalcidoid wasps found primarily in leaf litter. Many species are strongly sexually dimorphic: males are usually macropterous, but females may be brachypterous or apterous (Desjardins 2007). Characters (from Bouček 1988, Desjardins 2007, as Diparinae): Antenna 13-segmented. Scutellum varied, but never smooth and convex. Metacoxa… Continue reading Diparidae

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