Parimita Gupta*, S. M. Shamim & M. Prasad
P.G. Department of Zoology, Ranchi University
Received 11th June, 2008 ; Revised 27th August, 2008
Abstract : The immovably fused and movably articulated condition of the third valvulae with second valvifers are regarded as stable characters for separating most of the tribes of subfamily Tetracneminae of Encyrtidae. The first and second valvifers are suggested as useful generic characters.