Eugalta cameroni, from Kyohei Watanabe.

Belongs within: Ichneumonidae.

The Neoxoridini are a group of ichneumon wasps parasitic on wood-boring beetle larvae.

Characters (from Wahl & Gauld 1998, as Poemeniini): Apical margin of clypeus without median tubercle; clypeus small and subrectangular, or large and convex; gena denticulate; mesoscutum without transverse rugae; epicnemial carina absent; metapleuron usually swollen; propodeum elongate, spiracle at or beyond midpoint; hind coxa elongate, length ≥ 2.3 × width (latter measured just past basal constriction); T1 usually without distinct lateral longitudinal carina; T1 and S1 fused; T2 without grooves.

<==Neoxoridini [Poemeniini]
    |--Cnastis vittata (Morley 1913) [=Eugalta vittata] IK05
    |--Achorocephalus nigricollis [=Pseudeugalta nigricollis] IK05
    |    |--A. n. nigricollis IK05
    |    |--A. n. maculiseutis (Cameron 1908) (see below for synonymy) IK05
    |    `--A. n. malayanus (Gupta 1980) [=Pseudeugalta nigricollis malayanus] IK05
    `--Eugalta Cameron 1899 IK05, GM79
         |--E. comis (Tosquinet 1903) [=Xorides comis] IK05
         |--E. maculiseutis (Cameron 1908) (see below for synonymy) IK05
         |--E. nigrita Gupta 1980 IK05
         `--E. santoshae Gupta 1980 IK05

Achorocephalus nigricollis maculiseutis (Cameron 1908) [=Paraxylophrurus maculiseutis, Eugalta maculiseutis, Pseudeugalta maculiscutis (l. c.), P. nigricollis maculiseutis] IK05

Eugalta maculiseutis (Cameron 1908) [=Allostomus maculiseutis non Paraxylophrurus maculiseutis Cameron 1908 (not preoc. if in dif. gen.), Eugalta borneensis Townes, Townes & Gupta 1961] IK05

*Type species of generic name indicated


[GM79] Gordh, G., A. S. Menke, E. C. Dahms & J. C. Hall. 1979. The privately printed papers of A. A. Girault. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 28: 1-400.

[IK05] Idris, A. B., & L. Khairiza. 2005. A catalogue of Neoxoridini and Rhyssini (Ichneumonidae: Pimplinae) from Malaysia. Serangga 10 (1-2): 93-110.

Wahl, D. B., & I. D. Gauld. 1998. The cladistics and higher classification of the Pimpliformes (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae). Systematic Entomology 23: 265-298.

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