Meteorinae = meteor EYE nee
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
This group is variably considered to be its own subfamily, Meteorinae, or as a tribe, Meteorini, under the subfamily Euphorinae.
first metasomal tergite
petiolate (very narrow) basally, flaring apically, becoming much wider
fore wing vein 3RSb
long, straight, ending near wing apex
2nd submarginal cell
rhombic or quadrate in shape
Where plant-feeding Lepidoptera or wood-boring Coleoptera are found. (Shaw, S.R. 1997. Subfamily Meteorinae. In:(1)
Larvae are parasitoids of larval Lepidoptera or Coleoptera.