2) in middle distinctly, arcuately excavated, with sides of excavation acutely produced, with a trapeziform prominence mesally (prominence slightly emarginate in middle), and with subquadrate polished area on surface; median carina on propodeal dorsum somewhat shorter than in female, rugae on dorsum somewhat transverse; length relation between abscissae of radial vein of forewing (Fig.
6) without median tooth at apex; length relation between abscissae of radial vein of fore wing (Fig.
The tribe, 1 of the 2 Riodininae tribes characterized by 5 radial veins
in the forewing, is considered "basal" and was recovered as a sister to all tribes with 4 or 3 radial veins
in the forewing (Hall 2003).