A small genus with less than 10 species known .
- , “Taxapad 2012, Ichneumonoidea 2011. Database on flash-drive.”. www.taxapad.com, Ottawa, Canada., 2012.
Head slightly or distinctly transverse; ocellar triangle equilateral or with base larger than its sides; frons almost flat; eyes with sparse short setae or glabrous; occipital carina present and fused with hypostomal carina; postgenal bridge narrow; palpi formula 6-4; scape long and wide, without apical lobe; first flagellar segment almost straight, not shorter than second segment; neck of promesosoma short; anterior surface of mesonotum subvertical, distinctly raised above pronotum; notauli deep, wide and complete; sternaulus deep, long and straight; prepectal carina distinct; propodeum with marginated areas and with small tubercles laterally; propodeal bridge absent; fore tibia with slender spines arranged in narrow band; hind coxa with distinct basoventral corner and tooth; hind tibia dorsally without spines; hind basitarsus 0.7-0.8 times as long as segments 2-5 combined; fore wing marginal cell not shortened; 2RS and r-m present; 1m-cu antefurcal; 1cu-a postfurcal; 3CU arising from posterior 1/3-1/5 of distal margin of first subdiscal cell; first subdiscal cell closed; hind wing cu-a present; subbasal cell large; m-cu present; basal cell widened distally; RS arising from R; marginal cell without r; first metasomal tergite narrow, with small dorsope, petiolate; acrosternite 0.5-0.6 times as long as tergite; second suture present or indistinct; second and third tergites without furrows or defined areas; second and third tergite without separate laterotergite; ovipositor longer or shorter than metasoma .
- , “Systematics, distribution and diversity of the Australasian doryctine wasps (Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Doryctinae).”, Records of the South Australian Museum Monograph Series, vol. 8, pp. 1-150, 2004.
The genus Spathiomorpha differs from Hemispathius by the hind coxa with basoventral tooth, the body not depressed, 2nd and 3rd tergites without two lateral parallel furrows, the propodeum with marginated area.
Australasian, Palaearctic, Oriental.