Westwoodia, probably W. ruficeps, copyright Aalbert Rebergen.

Belongs within: Ichneumonidae.

The Scolobatini are a group of ichneumon wasps characterised by the possession of a tyloid on the first flagellar segment, which is at most 1.2 times the length of the second. Other features include the enlarged, invaginated proctodeal membrane of the male, the membranous epipleuron of tergite I and the simple convex propodeum (Gauld 1984).

<==Scolobatini [Westwoodiini]G84
    |--Scolobates auriculatusP93
    |--Dictyopheltes Gauld 1984G84
    |    `--*D. robustus Gauld 1984G84
    |--Hypopheltes Cushman 1924G84
    |    `--*H. pergae Cushman 1924G84
    |--Pergaphaga Gauld 1984G84
    |    `--*P. nigra Gauld 1984G84
    |--Tasmabates Gauld 1984G84
    |    `--*T. capitatus Gauld 1984G84
    `--Westwoodia Brullé 1846 [incl. Scolobatina Roman 1915]G84
         |--*W. ruficeps Brullé 1846G84
         `--W. longipes Gauld 1984 [=*Scolobatina ruficeps Roman 1915 non Westwoodia ruficeps Brullé 1846]G84

*Type species of generic name indicated


[G84] Gauld, I. D. 1984. An Introduction to the Ichneumonidae of Australia. British Museum (Natural History).

[P93] Pittaway, A. R. 1993. The Hawkmoths of the Western Palaearctic. Harley Books: Colchester.

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