A small genus with less than 10 species described .
- , “Taxapad 2012, Ichneumonoidea 2011. Database on flash-drive.”. www.taxapad.com, Ottawa, Canada., 2012.
Host of Curculionidae .
Body length 2.5-5.0 mm; oral opening small, diameter about equal to length of malar space; eye large, length of malar space about 1/3 eye height, temple 1/3-1/2 eye width; 18-27 antennomeres; occipital carina meeting hypostomal carina; propleuron with lateral longitudinal carina meeting transverse carina or ridge at base of propleural flange; mesonotum sharply declivous anteriorly; sternaulus complete, scrobiculate or rugulose; propodeum declivous posteriorly, rugulose-areolate, sometimes with distinct median carina and areola; hind coxa with distinct tooth at base; fore wing with vein r-m present, cell 2CU open at apex, vein 2cu-a absent; hid wing with vein M+CU equal to or longer than 1-M, male with or without stigma in hind wing; first metasomal segment longer than apical width; second metasomal tergum with weak diverging lateral furrows, line between second and third terga sinuate; ovipositor at least as long as metasoma, occasionally as long as metasoma + 1/2 mesosoma .
It is distinguished by the carinate sculpturing on the propleuron. The only other doryctine with such sculpturing is the unrelated genus Binarea, but sculpturing is of a different form .