Dicarnosis

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1 F2-F6 transverse; mid femora and tibiae each with 4 pale bands …………… ripariensis
1’ F2-F6 quadrate or longer than wide; legs without pale bands ………….…………. sp. 1

 

Sp. 1: Kern (RLZC).This is very similar to D. erythrocephala morphologically, but has darker coloration, and may simply represent a color variation.

 

Described Nearactic species and distribution

erythrocephala Kerrich, 1978: USA (AZ, SD)
ripariensis Kerrich, 1978: USA (AK, CA)

 

References

Kerrich, G.J. 1978. A revision of the dinocarsiine Encyrtidae with a study of the genus Pelmatencyrtus De Santis (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 62: 109-159.