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(suborder Apocrita, superfamily Bethyloidea)

Family of wasps which parasitize the prepupae of symphytans and the eggs of Phasmatodea. Marked sexual dimorphism occurs, the males being fully winged but not active; the females, which are seldom seen, often being brachypterous, with their fore wings much reduced.

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