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1 Wings hyaline; mid tibia yellowish with dark marking basally ……………….…….…. aulacaspidis
1’ Wings distad of middle with contrasting colorless and dark hairs; mid tibia uniformly pale brown …………. odonaspidis


Described Nearctic species and distribution
aulacaspidis (Brèthes, 1914): USA (CA, IL, NE)
moderatus (Howard, 1897): USA (FL)
odonaspidis (Fullaway, 1913): Probably adventitiously introduced into USA (CA, FL, LA, TX)


Noyes (2016) reported Adelencyrtus bifasciatus Ishii had been detected in United States, but this event occurred in Hawaii (Anonymous, 1975). Compere & Annecke (1961) presented a key to the world species, on which I based my key.


Anonymous 1975. Detection. Cooperative Economic Insect Report 23(49-52): 781
Brèthes, J. 1914. Description d’un nouveau Prionomitus de Chile. Anales de Zoologia Aplicada 1: 29-30.
Compere, H. & D.P. Annecke. 1961. Descriptions of parasitic Hymenoptera and comments (Hymenopt.: Aphelinidae, Encyrtidae, Eulophidae). Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa 24: 17-71.
Fullaway, D.T. 1913. Report of the entomologist. Report of the Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station. 1912: 26-31.
Howard, L.O. 1897. On the Chalcididae of the Island of Grenada. Journal of the Linnean Society (Zoology) 26: 129-178.
Noyes, J.S. 2016. Universal Chalcidoidea Database. World Wide Web electronic publication.