Eridolius, Forster, 1869

Reshchikov, Alexey, 2018, Review of the genus Eridolius Förster from the Oriental Region (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Tryphoninae), Zootaxa 4377 (3), pp. 431-443: 432

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4377.3.6

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Eridolius
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Key to Oriental species of the genus Eridolius 

1. Metasoma beyond T1 reddish (figs 5, 10, 11, 13, 17).......................................................... 2

- Metasoma entirely black or black with yellow posterior margins of T1 to T7 ( Figs 18, 22View FIGURES18–22, 29View FIGURES26–29, 31, 34View FIGURES 30–34)................... 3

2. Upper mandibular tooth longer than lower one ( Fig. 15View FIGURES13–17). Malar space 0.5 × as long as basal width of mandible. Face yellow ( Fig. 15View FIGURES13–17). Middle and hind coxae, and hind femur black ( Fig. 17View FIGURES13–17)........................... E. aithogaster Gupta, 1991 

- Lower mandibular tooth longer than upper one ( Fig. 3View FIGURES 1–5). Malar space 0.3 × as long as basal width of mandible. Face black ( Fig. 1View FIGURES 1–5). Coxae and hind femur reddish (fig. 5)............................................. E. xui Reshchikov  , sp. nov.

3. Body entirely black (figs 30–34).......................................................... E. niger Gupta, 1991 

- Body mostly black, with yellow colouration (clypeus, mandibles, most of legs and hind margin of T2-7) ( Figs 18–29View FIGURES18–22View FIGURES 23–25View FIGURES26–29)...... 4

4. Lower mandibular tooth just slightly longer than upper one ( Fig. 27View FIGURES26–29)............................................. 5

- Lower mandibular tooth distinctly longer than upper one ( Fig. 20View FIGURES18–22)............................................... 6

5. Fore and middle coxae and all trochanters yellow, hind legs reddish except hind tibia, tarsus and apical part of femur brown ( Fig. 29View FIGURES26–29). T1 without flanges at glymmas............................................ E. kambaiti Kasparyan, 1998 

- All coxae and hind legs entirely black. T1 with weak flanges over glymmas..................... E. sinensis Gupta, 1993 

6. Face and lower part of mesopleuron densely and distinctly punctate. Inter-ocellar distance 0.7 × ocellocular distance. Fore and middle coxae and trochanters yellowish-brown......................................... E. clauseni (Kerrich, 1962) 

- Face and lower part of mesopleuron sparsely and shallowly punctate ( Fig. 20View FIGURES18–22). Inter-ocellar distance 0.5 – 0.56 × ocellocular distance. Fore and middle coxae and trochanters whitish-yellow (fig. 22)......................... E. guptai Gupta, 1991