Calosota sp., from here.

Belongs within: Chalcidoidea.
Contains: Eusandalum.

The Calosotinae are a group of wasps that are mostly parasitic on wood-boring beetles (Bouček 1988).

Characters (from Bouček 1988): Thorax capable of limited longitudinal contraction; pronotum undivided; mesoscutum quadrangular or almost so, anteriorly with conspicuous rounded shoulders protruding outside the narrow and low pronotum; notauli present as shallow lines indicated by sculpture and confined to anterior half of scutum which is almost regularly convex; mesopleuron of same shape in both sexes, transformed into a large convex shield delimited ventrally by a subhorizontal groove in front of mid coxa.

<==Calosotinae B88
    |  i. s.: Exosandalum Bouček 1988 B88
    |           |--*E. compressiscapus (Girault 1915) [=Meseusandalum compressiscapus, Eusandalum compressiscapus] B88
    |           `--E. longiannulum (Girault 1929) [=Eusandalum longiannulum] B88
    |--+--Balcha Walker 1862 HB13, B88 [incl. Elemba Cameron 1908 B88, Sauteria Masi 1927 B88]
    |  |    `--B. indica HB13
    |  `--+--Archaeopelma tropeotergum HB13
    |     `--+--Eusandalum HB13
    |        `--Licrooides umbilicatus HB13
    `--Calosota Curtis 1836 HB13, B88 (see below for synonymy)
         |--*C. vernalis [=*Calosoter vernalis] B88
         |--C. charitolophoides (Girault 1915) [=Eupelmus charitolophoides] B88
         |--C. herodoti Girault 1934 B88
         |--C. hirsutioculus Girault 1925 B88
         |--C. metallica B88
         |--C. pagana (Girault 1915) [=Eupelmus paganus] B88
         |--C. parva Girault 1932 B88
         |--C. plutarchi Girault 1932 B88
         |--C. tullii Girault 1934 B88
         `--C. varipunctata Girault 1932 B88

Calosota Curtis 1836 HB13, B88 [=Calosoter Walker 1837 B88; incl. Hylephila Masi 1927 B88, Hylephilisca Ghesquière 1946 B88, Paracalosota Masi 1926 B88]

*Type species of generic name indicated


[B88] Bouček, Z. 1988. Australasian Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera): A biosystematic revision of genera of fourteen families, with a reclassification of species. CAB International: Wallingford (UK).

[HB13] Heraty, J. M., R. A. Burks, A. Cruaud, G. A. P. Gibson, J. Liljeblad, J. Munro, J.-Y. Rasplus, G. Delvare, P. Janšta, A. Gumovsky, J. Huber, J. B. Woolley, L. Krogmann, S. Heydon, A. Polaszek, S. Schmidt, D. C. Darling, M. W. Gates, J. Mottern, E. Murray, A. D. Molin, S. Triapitsyn, H. Baur, J. D. Pinto, S. van Noort, J. George & M. Yoder. 2013. A phylogenetic analysis of the megadiverse Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera). Cladistics 29: 466-542.

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