Fig 1. Kriechbaumerella sp.

Fig 2. Head - frontal view

Fig 3. Hind femur

Kriechbaumerella Dalla Torre, 1897


Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Chalcididae: Haltichellinae


Frons with strong horse-shoe shaped carina, running from above, behind front ocellus along inner margin of eyes (Fig. 2).
Pronotum with anterior carina absent or restricted to lateral third only.
Hind femur trilobed (Fig. 3).

Biology / Hosts

Gelechiidae, Lasiocampidae, Limacodidae, Pyralidae and Saturniidae.


Africa and Asia (China).


  • Narendran, T.C. (1989). Oriental chalcididae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea). Zoological Monograph. Department of Zoology, University of Calicut, Kerala, India. 441 pp.