is characterized as a well separated genus of the subfamily Pachygastrinae. In addition to the haired eyes and the unusually short vein R
, a new autapomorphic character (an additional tube in the phallic complex) is defined. Only two valid species were previously recognized, both distributed exclusively in the Oriental Region. Our revisional study of material from several institutions resulted in the description of 7 new species and one resurrection from synonymy.
sp.n. is described from Laos,
sp.n. from Malaysia,
sp.n. from the Philippines,
from Laos, Malaysia and Thailand,
sp.n. from Laos and Thailand,
sp.n. from East Malaysia and
(Matsumura) from Taiwan is considered to be distinct from the type species of the genus,
Walker, being distributed in Malaysia.
Brunetti described from Laos is also recorded from Thailand. Two new species are documented by colour illustrations, three additional species by colour photographs and figures of diagnostic characters of all the treated species are included. An identification key to the all known species of