Gibson, Gary A. P., 2017, Synonymy of Reikosiella Yoshimoto under Merostenus Walker (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eupelmidae), with a checklist of world species and a revision of those species with brachypterous females, Zootaxa 4255 (1), pp. 1-65: 52

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Merostenus   ( Reikosiella Yoshimoto   )

Diagnosis. FEMALE. Mesosoma in lateral view with apex of scutellum protuberant over underlying dorsellum; propodeum with transverse carina separating anterior, concave portion under apex of scutellum from posterior portion behind scutellar apex; mesotibia with patch of strong spines apically over base of mesotarsus; acropleuron angulate posteriorly, the posteroventral margin sinuately curved to anterolateral margin of mesocoxa.