(SMV) with 3 or more setae dorsally. Postmarginal
(PMV) present: at most 1.25 times longer than stigmal
vein, often equal or shorter.
slender and not exceeding apex of vertex. Club
2-segmented in both sexes with usually 1-2 anelli
adjacent anterior ocellus; usually also a transverse
from eye margin to scrobal cavity about
halfway between ocellus and torulus. Malar
present and straight. In species of Cirrospilus
” the vertex
is not vaulted: i.e. extends less than 1/3 of eye length
above the eye. However, in the Cirrospilus
” the vertex is vaulted: i.e. extends
more than 1/3 of eye length above the eye.
always complete to posterior margin of mesoscutum (see C.
which is the only one species with notauli
not reaching posterior margin of mesoscutum, but curving
and extending to anterior margin of axilla). Propleura
separated posteriorly and not covering prosternum. Scutellum
with 2 pair of setae and with 1 pair of longitudinal grooves,
although these may be sometimes faint and difficult to see.
Propodeum usually with median
plicae (plc). Petiole
not distinct. Gaster with cercal
short and subequal in length.
Coloration variable, from dark
to non-metallic and yellow