Anagrini

Belongs within: Mymaridae. The Anagrini are a group of fairy wasps characterised by four-segmented tarsi and a truncately sessile metasoma held in place by a large thoracic muscle, the phragma (Girault 1929). <==AnagriniG29 |–Pteratomus Packard 1866G29, GM79 [incl. Packardiella Ashmead 1904G29, GM79] |–Metanthemus Girault 1928G28 | `–*M. aureus Girault 1928G28 |–Parallelaptera Enock 1909G29, GM79 [incl.… Continue reading Anagrini

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Anaphes

Belongs within: Mymaridae. Anaphes is a cosmopolitan genus of fairy wasps with a subsessile metasoma and subdivided scutellum (Girault 1929). Characters (from Girault 1929): Antenna of female nine-segmented; antennal club solid. Scutellum preceded by large frustrum-shaped sclerite separating large triangular axillae and by a second, linear-transverse one; scutellum large, oval. Tarsi four-segmented. Metasoma subsessile, with… Continue reading Anaphes

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Mymaridae

Belongs within: Chalcidoidea.Contains: Alaptini, Mymarini, Anaphes, Stethynium, Ooctonini, Anagrini. The Mymaridae, fairy flies, are a family of lightly-built egg-parasitoid wasps that include some of the smallest of all living insects. Characters (from Bouček 1988): Blade of hindwing (brachypterous forms rare) not reaching base, being reduced to a linear stalk formed by submarginal vein; frons with H-shaped impressed… Continue reading Mymaridae

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Mymarini

Belongs within: Mymaridae. The Mymarini are a group of wasps in the Mymaridae characterised by four-segmented tarsi, and an abdomen that is convexly rounded at the base and lacking a phragma (Girault 1929). <==MymariniG29 |–Yungaburra Girault 1933G33 | `–*Y. nitens (Girault 1928)G33, GM79 [=Anaphoidea nitensG33; incl. A. gonipteri Ferrier 1930G30, GM79] |–Mymar Curtis 1829GM79 |… Continue reading Mymarini

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Ooctonini

Belongs within: Mymaridae. The Ooctonini are a subgroup of the Mymaridae (fairy flies) characterised by a basally rounded gaster and five-segmented tarsi (Girault 1929). Characters (from Girault 1929): Tarsi five-segmented; transverse sclerite present between scutum and scutellum; abdomen convexly rounded at base, phragma absent; ovipositor free. <==Ooctonini [Gonatocerinae] |–Macrocamptoptera Girault 1910G29, GM79 | `–M. metotarsa… Continue reading Ooctonini

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