Polyphrix Townes,

Santos, Bernardo F., Aguiar, Alexandre P. & Tedesco, Anazélia M., 2009, Phylogenetic revision and the origin of Polyphrix Townes (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Cryptinae), with description of a new species, Zootaxa 2214, pp. 29-44: 39

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.189908

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scientific name

Polyphrix Townes
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Key to the species of Polyphrix Townes 

1. Propodeum with one or two pairs of somewhat oval dark spots; hind trochanter, trochantellus and femur dark brown; mesoscutum completely black ...................................................................................................................................... 2

- Propodeum uniformly orange, without dark spots (Fig. 12); hind trochanter, trochantellus and femur entirely yellowish ( Fig. 7View FIGURES 5 – 11); mesoscutum not completely black ( Fig. 9View FIGURES 5 – 11) .............................................................................................. 3

2. Paraocular stripe complete ( Fig. 9View FIGURES 5 – 11); pronotum with strong and distinct submarginal lamellar protuberance; anterior margin of propodeum centrally distinctly concave; ovipositor slender, dorsal valve with nodus, ventral valve with nine apical teeth, apical 3–4 faint...................................................................... Polyphrix cristata Nogueira & Aguiar 

- Paraocular stripe interrupted from supraclypeal area to posterior orbit; pronotum with very weak submarginal protuberance; anterior margin of propodeum weakly sinuous; ovipositor thick, dorsal valve without nodus, ventral valve with seven apical teeth .................................................................................... Polyphrix atlantica Nogueira & Aguiar 

3. Pronotum and mesoscutum completely orange; metasomal tergites 2–8 black with apical white stripe; transverse furrow at base of propodeum, measured centrally, about 1.2 as wide as basal area of propodeum .................................... ............................................................................................................................................. Polyphrix varians Townes 

- Pronotum and mesoscutum mostly black, with small yellow marks (Figs. 7,9); metasomal tergites 2–8 entirely orange (Figs. 7,9); transverse furrow at base of propodeum, measured centrally, about 0.7 as wide as basal area of propodeum ............................................................................................ Polyphrix stellata Tedesco & Santos  , sp. nov.