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claripennis Thomson. Remove from catalog; misidentification (see Exenterus

confusus Kerrich); not in Nearctic region. *confusus Kerrich. N. B., Que.; Europe. Hosts: Diprion hercyniae (Htg.),

Neodiprion nanulus nanulus Schedl. Exenterus confusus Kerrich, 1952. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Ent. Bul. 2

(6): 361, 366. Ô, 4. Misdet. as E. claripennis Thomson in cata

log). tsugae Cushman. Host: Neodiprion sp. nr. scutellatus Roh. walleyi Cushman. Host: Neodiprion sertifer (Geoff.).

Genus SMICROPLECTRUS Thomson, p. 230, Sup. 1, p. 43 Excavarus Davis. Remove from syn. A valid genus. annulipes (Cresson). Transf. to Excavarus Davis. etrocaulus etrocaulus Mason. Transf. to Excavarus Davis. etrocaulus eurus Mason. Transf. to Excavarus Davis. velox Walley. Transf. to Excavarus Davis.

Genus EXCAVARUS Davis
A valid genus (teste Mason, 1962, p. 1293); not a syn. of Smicroplectrus

Thomson. Place after Smicroplectrus, p. 230. annulipes (Cresson). Transf. from Smicroplectrus Thomson, p. 230 (teste

Mason, 1962, p. 1293). etrocaulus etrocaulus (Mason). Transf. from Smicroplectrus Thomson, Sup.

1, p. 43 (teste Mason, 1962, 1293). etrocaulus eurus (Mason). Transf. from Smicroplectrus Thomson, Sup. 1, p.

43 (teste Mason, 1962, p. 1293). velox (Walley). Transf. from Smicroplectrus Thomson, p. 230 and Sup. 1, p.

43 (teste Mason, 1962, p. 1293).

Genus EXYSTON Schiødte, pp. 230-231
Anecphysis Foerster. Remove from syn. A valid subg.

Revision: Mason, 1959. Canad. Jour. Zool. 37: 1067-1115. cinctulus (Gravenhorst). Delete from Catalog (misdet.), not in Nearctic

fauna; is Palearctic (teste Mason, 1959, p. 1110).
Cteniscus clavatus Cresson. Remove from syn. A valid sp. in subg. Ex-

yston Schiødte.
Cteniscus abdominalis Cresson. Syn. of clavatus (Cresson).
Mesoleptus maculosus Provancher. Syn. of clavatus (Cresson).
Exyslon abdominalis Ashmead. Syn. of clavatus (Cresson).

Rhimphalea erythrogaster Viereck. Syn. of clavatus (Cresson). contractus Davis. Not assignable to subg, or species (teste Mason, 1959, p.

1112). excelsus (Cresson). Placed in subg. Exyston Schiødte. Exysion marginatum Provancher. A valid sp. in subg. Anecphysis Fo

erster. flavens Davis. Placed in subg. Exyston Schiødte. humeralis Davis. Placed in subg. Exyston Schiødte. nigreo Davis. Placed in subg. Anecphysis Foerster with its syn. as syn. of

marginatus Provancher. nigroscutum Davis. Not assignable to subg. or species (teste Mason, 1959, p.

1112). speciosus Davis. Placed in subg. Anecphysis Foerster. variatus Provancher. Placed in subg. Anecphysis Foerster. Misdet, in Cat.

(teste Mason, 1959, p. 1082).

Exyston nigroscutum Davis. Remove from syn. Not assignable to subg.

(teste Mason, 1959, p. 1112). Exyston boreotis Davis. Remove from syn. A valid sp. in subg. Anec

physis Foerster (teste Mason, 1959, p. 1082). venustus (Cresson). Placed in subg. Exyston Schiødte. Exyston politus Davis. Remove from syn. A valid species in subg. Exys

ton Schiødte.

EXYSTON subgenus ANECPHYSIS Foerster
Place on p. 230 before Exyston (Exyston) Schiødte (teste Mason,

1959, p. 1067). Subgeneric placement of all species teste Mason,

1959, pp. 1071-1097. *ater Mason. B. C., Wash., Oreg. Exyston (Anecphysis) ater Mason, 1959. Canad. Jour. Zool. 37: 1070,

1095. 8, f. *austelli Mason. Mass. to N.C. Exyston (Anecphysis) austelli Mason, 1959. Canad. Jour. Zool. 37: 1069,

1078. Ô, f. boreotis Davis. Mich. to Cont. Divide in Transit. and Canad. Zones. *californicus Mason. Alaska, Oreg., Calif., Colo., Wyo., Mont., Idaho, Alta. Exyston (Anecphysis) californicus Mason, 1959. Canad. Jour. Zool. 37:

1070, 1093. 8, 8. *hadros Mason. Alta., Sask., Colo., Minn., Mich. Exyston (Anecphysis) hadros Mason, 1959. Canad. Jour. Zool. 37: 1069,

1080. Ô, f. *lophotos Mason. N. W. T., Sask., Alta., B. C., Wash., Calif. Exyston (Anecphysis) lophotos Mason, 1959. Canad. Jour. Zool. 37:

1070, 1091. 3, . marginatus Provancher. Transcont. in Transit., Canad., and Huds. Zones. A

valid species (teste Mason, 1959, pp. 1071-1073). Anecphysis curvineura Davis (syn. teste Mason, 1959, p. 1071).

Exyston nigreo Davis (syn. teste Mason, 1959, p. 1071). *reniformis Mason. Colo., Alta., B. C., Oreg., Calif. Exyston (Anecphysis) reniformis Mason, 1959. Canad. Jour. Zool. 37:

1070, 1089. 3, *. speciosus Davis. Alta., Idaho, Mont., Wyo. *spinulosus Mason. Alaska, Yukon, N. W. T., Wash., Sask., Wyo., N. Dak.,

S. Dak., Minn., Iowa, Kans. (Misdet. as contractus in Catalog,

teste Mason, 1959, p. 1086). Exyston (Anecphysis) spinulosus Mason, 1959. Canad. Jour. Zool. 37:

1069, 1086. 8, 9. *tectus Mason. N. B., P.E.I. to N. C. and Tenn., west to Colo., B. C., Wash.,

Oreg., also Calif., Ariz. Hosts: Pristiphora bivittata (Nort.), P.

idiota (Nort.), P. sycophanta Walsh. Exyston (Anecphysis) tectus Mason, 1959. Canad. Jour. Zool. 37: 1069,

1073. , $. variatus Provancher. Atlantic to Cont. Divide; B. C. Canad. Zone to U.

Austr. Zone.

EXYSTON subgenus EXYSTON Schiødte, pp. 230_231 Subgeneric placement of all species, teste Mason, 1959, pp. 1097-1110. *chamaeleon Mason. Yukon, B. C., Wash., Oreg., Calif., Ariz., N. Mex.,

Utah, Colo., Alta., Sask., S. Dak., Ont. Exyston (Exyston) chamaeleon Mason, 1959. Canad. Jour. Zool. 37:

1069, 1099.9, 8.

clavatus (Cresson). Atlantic to Cont. Divide in Canad., Transit., U. Austr.

Zones, B. C., Wash., Calif. Valid sp. teste Mason, 1959, pp. 1068,

1110).
Cteniscus abdominalis Cresson.
Mesoleptus maculosus Provancher.
Exyston abdominalis Ashmead.

Rhimphalea erythrogaster Viereck. excelsus (Cresson). Colo. flavens Davis. N. J. humeralis Davis. Kans. *illinois Mason. Que., Ont., Mich., Ill., Iowa. Exyston (Exyston) illinois Mason, 1959. Canad. Jour. Zool. 37: 1069,

1103. 4, . politus Davis. Calif., Wyo., Mont. A valid sp. (teste Mason, 1959, pp. 1069,

1109). venustus (Cresson). B. C., Wash., Utah, Colo., S. Dak., Sask.

Subfamily CRYPTINAE

Tribe BRACHYCYRTINI

Genus BRACHYCYRTUS Kriechbaumer, p. 203, Sup. 1, pp. 39, 43 *Xanthocharops Morley, 1912. Linn. Soc. London, Trans. 15: 173 (syn.

teste Townes and Townes, 1960, p. 542).

Type: Xanthocharops primus Morley. By monotypy. pretiosus Cushman. Host: Chrysopa lateralis (Guér.).

Tribe HEMITELINI

Genus BATHYTHRIX Foerster, pp. 231-232 Chaeretymma Foerster, 1868. Delete type desig. and transf. genus to

syn. of Cubocephalus Ratzeburg, p. 253. *Stenoschema Foerster, 1868. Naturh. Ver. Rheinlande. Verh. 25: 220.

Nom. Nud. (Syn. teste Townes, Townes, and Gupta, 1961, p. 119.) * Agenora Cameron, 1909. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. Jour. 19: 722 (syn.

teste Townes, Townes, and Gupta, 1961, p. 119).
Type: (Agenora hirticeps Cameron) = claviger Taschenberg.

By monotypy.

Genus MASTRUS Foerster, pp. 233-234 *Perosis Foerster, 1868. Naturh. Ver. Rheinlande Verh. 25: 169 (syn.

teste Perkins, 1962, p. 443).

Type: Echthrus armatus Gravenhorst. Desig. by Viereck, 1914, *Daictes Foerster, 1868. Naturh. Ver. Rheinlande Verh. 25: 176 (syn.

teste Townes, 1957. Ent. Soc. Wash. Proc. 59 (3): 104).

Type: Phygadeuon (Daictes) fukaii Viereck. First incl. sp. argeae (Viereck).

Biology: Finlayson, 1960. Canad. Ent. 92 (1): 30 (larval).

*Genus DICHROGASTER Doumerc

I=Otacustes Foerster, pp. 234-235) Dichrogaster Doumerc, 1855. Soc. Ent. France Ann. (Ser. 3) 3, Bul. 3:

LXXXVIII-LXXXIX.

Type: Microgaster perlae Doumerc. By monotypy. Otacustes Foerster (syn. teste Townes, Townes and Gupta, 1961, p. 121). *Microtorus Foerster, 1868. Naturh. Ver. Rheinlande Verh. 25: 174

(syn. teste Townes, Townes and Gupta, 1961, p. 121).

Type: Microtorus kichijoi Uchida (=Hemiteles (Rhadiurgus)

chrysopae Uchida, preocc.). Desig. by Townes, 1957.
* Xenobrachys Foerster, 1868. Naturh. Ver. Rheinlande Verh. 25: 179

(syn. teste Perkins, 1962. Brit. Mus. (nat. Hist.) Ent. Bul. 11
(8): 462;-Townes, Townes and Gupta, 1961, p. 121 (without
type-species).
Type: Hemiteles longicaudatus Thomson. Desig. by Perkins,

1962. bicolor (Cushman), n. comb. crassus chrysopae (Ashmead), n. comb. Hosts: Chrysopa sp., C. bimaculata

Mcci., C. cubana Hager, C. rufilabris Burm., c. sanchezi Navas. crassus patruelis (Cushman), n. comb.

Genus ETHELURGUS Foerster, p. 235
*Nuneches Foerster, 1868. Naturh. Ver. Rheinlande Verh. 25: 186.

Type: Phygadeuon sodalis Taschenberg. Incl. and desig. by

Perkins, 1962. belfragi (Ashmead). Not congeneric with type-species syrphicola Ashm. Re

visionary work needed for placement.

Genus ISDROMAS Foerster, p. 236
Isdromas Foerster. In type citation change “Ashmead, 1900” to Ash-

mead in Smith, 1900. lycaenae (Howard). Host: Apanteles congregatus (Say); delete Homadaula

albizziae Clarke.

Genus ALEGINA Foerster, pp. 236-237 apantelis (Cushman). Host: Ocnerostoma strobivorum Free. *laricellae Mason. N. B., P.E.I., Ont. Host: Argyresthia laricella Kft.

Alegina laricellae Mason, 1961. Canad. Ent. 93 (1): 4. , . maesticolor (Roman). Transf. from Haplaspis Townes, p. 238 (teste Townes,

1961. Ent. Soc. Wash. Proc. 63 (2): 104).

Genus CHIROTICA Foerster
Chirotica Foerster. Transf, from syn. of Gelis Thunberg, p. 239.

Type: (Hemiteles insignis Gravenhorst) = trifascialor (Thun

berg). Included by Schimiedeknecht, 1897.
*Spinolia Foerster, 1868. Naturh. Ver. Rheinlande Verh. 25: 173.

Preocc. (Syn. teste Perkins, 1962, p. 452.)
Type: Hemiteles maculipennis Gravenhorst. Incl. by Schmie-

deknecht, 1897.
Diaglypta Foerster. Transf. from syn. of Phobetes Foerster, p. 237 (syn.

teste Perkins, 1962, p. 417). * Deuterospinolia Dalla Torre, 1902. Cat. Hym., v. 3 (pt. 2), p. 678. N.

name. Place after Diaglyptidea Viereck, p. 237. conspicua (Cresson), n. comb. Transf. from Phobetes Foerster, p. 238. sheppardi (Walley), n. comb. Transf. from Phobetes Foerster, p. 238.

Genus Phobetes Foerster, pp. 237-238
Allocota Foerster. Transf. to syn. of Hymenosyneches Viereck.
Syneches Foerster. Transf. to syn. of Hymenosyneches Viereck.
Diaglypta Foerster. Transf. to syn. of *Chirotica Foerster.
Phobeles Foerster, 1868. Delete type citation and transf. to Euryproctini,

p. 338, as valid name for Ipoctoninus Hincks.
Hymenosyneches Viereck. Remove from syn. A valid genus.

confederatae (Ashmead). Transf. to Hymenosyneches Viereck. conspicuus (Cresson). Transf. to *Chirotica Foerster. sheppardi (Walley). Transf. to *Chirotica Foerster. thyridopteryx (Riley). Transf. to Hymenosyneches Viereck.

Genus HYMENOSYNECHES Viereck Allocota Foerster, preocc. Transf. from syn, of Phobetes Foerster, p.

237. N. syn. Syneches Foerster, preocc. Transf. from syn. of Phobetes Foerster, p.

237. Hymenosyneches Viereck. Transf. from syn. of Phobetes Foerster, p.

238. A valid genus. confederatae (Ashmead), n. comb. Transf. from Phobetes Foerster, p. 238. thyridopteryx (Riley). Transf. from Phobetes Foerster, p. 238.

*Genus LYSIBIA Foerster

I =Haplaspis Townes, p. 238)
Lysibia Foerster 1868. Naturh. Ver. Rheinlande Verh. 25: 175.

Type: (Tryphon fulvipes Gravenhorst) =nana Gravenhorst.

Design. by Townes, Momoi, and Townes, 1965. An earlier desig. by Perkins, 1962, p. 436, of Tryphon nanus Gravenhorst is invalid because that species was not one of the three (one through generic synonymy) included by Townes, Townes, and Gupta, 1961, p. 123, who made no

type designation at that time. *Pemon Foerster, 1868. Naturh. Ver. Rheinlande Verh. 25: 174 (syn.

teste Perkins, 1962, p. 443; also Townes, Townes, and Gupta 1961,
but without type desig.)
Type: Pemon proximum Perkins. Included and desig. by Per-

kins, 1962. Haplaspis Townes (syn. teste Townes, Townes, and Gupta, 1961, p. 123). maesticolor (Roman). Transf. to Alegina Foerster, p. 236. mandibularis (Provancher), n. comb.

*Genus CHARITOPES Foerster Charitopes Foerster, 1868. Naturh. Ver. Rheinlande Verh. 25: 181.

Type: Hemiteles (Charitopes) chrysopae Brischke. First incl.

sp. Place on p. 238 before Gelis Thunberg. gastricus (Holmgren). Transf. from Alphabetic List of Unplaced Species, p.

408 (teste Townes, 1961. Ent. Soc. Wash. Proc. 63(2): 106). plecticinus (Roman). Transf. from Alphabetic List of Unplaced Species, p.

409 (teste Townes, 1961. Ent. Soc. Wash. Proc. 63 (2): 111).

Genus GELIS Thunberg, pp. 238–243
*Thaumatotypus Foerster, 1868. Naturh. Ver. Rheinlande Verh. 25: 172

(syn. teste Perkins, 1962, p. 457).
Type: Thaumatotypus femoralis Brischke. Incl. by Brischke,

1881. Chirotica Foerster. Delete type desig. and remove from syn. A valid

genus. *Rhadiurgus Foerster, 1868. Naturh. Ver. Rheinlande 25: 177 (syn.

teste Perkins, 1962, p. 449).
Type: (Hemiteles bicolorinus Gravenhorst)=*Gelis cinctus

(Linnaeus). Incl. by Uchida, 1933. llapinastes Foerster. In type citation add "in Davidson” between Ash

mead and comma.

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