Fig 1. Haltichella sp.

Fig 2. Hind tibia

Fig 3. Tergite-1

Fig 4. Scutellum

Haltichella Spinola, 1811


Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Chalcididae: Haltichellinae


Hind tibia externally with an additional carina (Fig. 2).
Base of first tergite with atleast a pair of carina often supplemented with by additional rugae (Fig. 3).
Apex of scutellum usually with well developed long teeth (Fig. 4).

Biology / Hosts

One species was reared from pupae of lagriid beetle (Bouček, 1988).


Europe, Asia, Africa, America, and Australia (Bouček, 1988).


  • Spinola, M. 1811. Essai d'une nouvelle classification générale des Diplolépaires. Annales du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Paris. 17: 148.