Brachymeria Westwood,

Aquino, Daniel Alejandro, Tavares, Marcelo Texeira, Balducci, Ezequiel, Baca, Verónica & Quinteros, Sara Quintana De, 2015, The microlepidopterous natural enemy Brachymeria subrugosa Blanchard, 1942 (Hymenoptera, Chalcididae): identity, hosts and geographic distribution, Zootaxa 4013 (2), pp. 293-300: 294

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4013.2.10

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:DD8B8ECA-B3F5-4122-8D9C-E088D56B4546

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03CEFE24-8E2B-FF8D-FF00-FC53FFCE52CB

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Brachymeria Westwood
status

 

Brachymeria Westwood 

Brachymeria  was recently diagnosed by Andrade & Tavares (2009) and is based on the following characteristics: hind tarsal claw with a falciform process (Brachymeriini); scrobal-malar carina absent; mandibular formula 2: 3 or 2: 2, in the later instance upper tooth at least half as long as lower tooth and never distant from the mandible apex; occipital carina not converging to occipital foramen; and diameter of mesonotal umbilicated fovea at least 0.25 × as large as mid ocellar diameter.