Phaenoglyphis Förster, 1869: 338. Type: Phaenoglyphis xanthochroa Förster, 1869.
Hemicrisis Förster, 1869: 338. Type: Hemicrisis ruficornis Förster, 1869. Synonymyzed by Evenhuis (1973: 218). See the history of placement in Pujade-Villar & Paretas-Martínez (2006).
Glyptoxysta Thomson, 1877: 812. Type: Auloxysta nigripes Thomson, 1877, by subsequentedesignation (Ashmead, 1903: 142) (vide Rohwer & Fagan, 1919: 237). Synonymyzed by Hellén (1963: 5).
Bothrioxysta Kieffer, 1902: 11. Type: Auloxysta nigripes Thomson, 1877, by subsequent designation (Rohwer & Fagan, 1917: 362). Synonymyzed by Hellén (1963: 5).
Charipsella Brèthes, 1913: 159. Type: Charipsella laevigata Bréthes, 1913. Synonymyzed by Quinlan & Evenhuis (1980: 428).
Head. Transversally ovate, smooth and shiny, slightly wider than high in frontal view. Setae below and between toruli, without setae above toruli. Few scattered setae on vertex, many setae on face. Transfacial line 1.1-1.2 times height of compound eye. Malar space 0.3-0.4 times height of compound eye.
Antenna. Female: 13-segmented, filiform. All antennomeres with sparse setae. Male: 14-segmented, filiform. All antennomeres with sparse setae.
Mesosoma. Pronotum entirely covered by long setae, two thick and long carinae clearly visible. Mesoscutum smooth and shiny, round in dorsal view, with scattered setae. Scutellum smooth and shiny with scattered setae, more abundant on apex. Propodeum covered by setae, two thin carinae well separated.
Forewing. Longer than body, 1.3-1.6 times as long as mesosoma and metasoma together. Covered with dense pubescence; marginal setae present.
Metasoma. Anterior part with an incomplete ring of setae, glabrous at center, wider laterally. Metasoma smooth and shiny, T3 and T4 clearly distinguished.