Hansson, C. 2002. Eulophidae of Costa Rica, 1. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, 67:50.
Female flagellum ± flattened and stout, flagellomeres with anterior margin ± straight (i.e. not narrowed off); footpads enlarged (frequently shrivelled-up on dried specimens); malar sulcus missing; female vertex and upper frons in same plane; thoracic dorsum weakly convex, almost flat; scutellum transverse, 0.8X as long as wide; mesoscutum and scutellum with engraved reticulation; propodeum with two large anterolateral foveae. Similar to carballoi, but differs in having vertex and upper frons in same plane, and scape more stout.
Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, Trinidad & Tobago.
Parasite in eggs of Microctenochira fraterna, Microctenochira sp. and Xenocassis ambita (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).
Depository of primary type
Holotype female in Natural History Museum (BMNH), London, England.