Tribe Sceliphronini


1 Propodeum with U-shaped dorsal enclosure defined at least posterad by a semicircular sulcus or furrow

2

 

1 Propodeal dorsum at most with a median, longitudinal sulcus, or furrow and/or posteromedian pit

3

 

2 Both recurrent veings received by second submarginal cell; spiracular groove absent; body usually with yellow areas; female without foretarsal rake

Sceliphron

 

2 Second recurrent vein received by third submarginal cell or interstitial between II and III; spiracular groove present; body without yellow but often metallic blue or green; female with a foretarsal rake

Chlorion

 

3 Third anal vein of hindwing broadly separated from wing margin, length at least one-third distance from wing base to jugal excision; body usually metallic blue or black and yellow

Chalybion

 

3 Third anal vein of hindwing contiguous with wing margin, short, extending no more than one-fourth distance from wing base to jugal excision; head and thorax black, legs often partly red

Podium

 

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