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Blastophaga Gravenhorst

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Chalcidoidea; Family: Agaonidae; Subfamily: Agaoninae)

Blastophaga Gravenhorst 1829

Classification

 

Blastophaga breviventris Mayr,1885  

 

Blastophaga glabellae Hoffmeyer,1932  

 

Blastophaga mayeri Mayr,1885  

 

Blastophaga nipponica Grandi,1921  

 

Blastophaga pedunculosae Chen & Chou,1997

Blastophaga psenes (Linnaeus,1758) 

 

Blastophaga quadrupes Mayr,1885  

 

Blastophaga silvestriana Grandi,1929  

 

Blastophaga taiwanensis Chen & Chou,1997

 

Blastophaga tannoensis Chen & Chou,1997

 

Blastophaga yeni Chen & Chou,1997  

Distribution

France, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan Turkey, U.S.A., Ukraine, USSR-Central Asia.

Biology

Host figs:

References

Bouček, Z. (1988) Australasian Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera). A biosystematic revision of genera of fourteen families with a reclassification of species. C.A.B. International, United Kingdom, 832 pp.

Campbell, B., Heraty, J., Rasplus, J. Y., Chan, K., Steffan-Campbell, J. & Babcock, C. (2000) Molecular systematics of the Chalcidoidea using 28S-rDNA. In: Austin A. D. & Dowton M. (Ed) The Hymenoptera: Evolution, Biodiversity and Biological Control, CSIRO Publishing, Canberra, pp. 59–73.

Cruaud, A., Jabbour-Zahab, R., Genson, G., Cruaud, C., Couloux, A., Kjellberg, F., van Noort, S. & Rasplus, J.Y. 2010. Laying the foundations for a new classification of Agaonidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea), a multilocus phylogenetic approach. Cladistics 26: 359-387.

Gravenhorst, J.L.C. 1829. Disuisito de Cynipe psene auctorum et descriptio Blastophagae, novi Hymenopterorum generis. Beiträge zur Entomologie, besonders in Bezug auf die schlesische Fauna. 1:27-33.

Heraty, J. M., Burks, R. A., Cruaud, A., Gibson, G. A. P., Liljeblad, J., Munro, J., Rasplus, J.-Y., Delvare, G., Janšta, P., Gumovsky, A., Huber, J., Woolley, J. B., Krogmann, L., Heydon, S., Polaszek, A., Schmidt, S., Darling, D. C., Gates, M. W., Mottern, J., Murray, E., Dal Molin, A., Triapitsyn, S., Baur, H., Pinto, J. D., van Noort, S., George, J. and Yoder, M. 2013. A phylogenetic analysis of the megadiverse Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera). Cladistics. doi: 10.1111/cla.12006

Rasplus J.Y., Kerdelhué, C., Le Clainche I. & Mondor, G. (1998) Molecular phylogeny of fig waps (Hymenoptera). Agaonidae are not monophyletic. Compte Rendu de l’Académie des Sciences de Paris, 321, 517–527.

Wiebes JT. 1993. Agaonidae (Hymenoptera Chalcidoidea) and Ficus (Moraceae): fig wasps and their figs, XI (Blastophaga) s.l. Proc. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wet. Ser. C 96: 347–367.

Credits

Photographs © Jean-Yves Rasplus (INRA).

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Web authors Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

and Jean-Yves Rasplus (INRA, France)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. & Rasplus, JY. 2018. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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