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Eupristina Saunders

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

Eupristina Saunders 1882. Type species: Eupristina masoni Saunders 1882.

Classification

Eupristina altissima Balakrishnan & Abdurahiman,1981

 

Eupristina aurivillii Mayr,1906  

 

Eupristina belgaumensis Joseph,1954  

 

Eupristina cyclostigma Wiebes,1992  

 

Eupristina delhiensis (Abdurahiman & Joseph,1967)

 

Eupristina emeryi Grandi,1916  

 

Eupristina jacobsoni Grandi,1926  

 

Eupristina keralensis (Priyadarsanan & Abdurahiman,1994)

 

Eupristina koningsbergeri Grandi,1916  

 

Eupristina leightoni Wiebes,1992

 

Eupristina longispina Wiebes,1992  

 

Eupristina masoni Saunders,1882  

 

Eupristina mollis Priyadarsanan & Abdurahiman,1997

 

Eupristina philippinensis Wiebes,1992  

 

Eupristina poeta Girault,1934  

 

Eupristina rehmani Priyadarsanan,1999  

 

Eupristina saundersi Grandi,1916  

Eupristina verticillata Waterston,1921

Eupristina sp.

Distribution

 

Eupristina_map

Australia, Bermuda, Brazil, Brazil-Sao Paulo, Canary Islands, China, El Savador, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Italy, Italy-Sicily, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Papa New Guinea, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tunisia, U.S.A., U.S.A-Hawaii

Biology

Hosts: Ficus altissima (Moraceae), Ficus amplissima (Moraceae), Ficus aurea (Moraceae), Ficus benghalensis (Moraceae), Ficus benjamina (Moraceae), Ficus drupacea (Moraceae), Ficus krishnae (Moraceae), Ficus microcarpa (Moraceae), Ficus mollis (Moraceae), Ficus racemosa (Moraceae), Ficus talboti (Moraceae)

References

Saunders, S.S. 1882. Error as to fig-insect from Ficus religiosa. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine. 19:163-164.

van Noort, S. & Rasplus, J.Y. 2010. Order Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea associated with figs (families Agaonidae & Pteromalidae). In: A. van Harten (ed.) Arthropod fauna of UAE 3, pp 325-355.

van Noort, S., Wang, R. & Compton, S.G. 2013. Fig wasps (Hymenoptera; Chalcidoidea: Agaonidae, Pteromalidae) associated with Asian fig trees (Ficus, Moraceae) in Southern Africa: Asian followers and African colonistsAfrican Invertebrates 54: 381400.

Wang R, Aylwin R, Barwell L, Chen X-Y, Chen Y, Chou L-S, Cobb J, Collette D, Craine L, Giblin-Davis RM, Ghana S, Harper M, Harrison RD, McPherson JR, Peng YQ, Pereira RAS, Reyes-Betancort A, Rodriguez LJV, Strange E, van Noort S, Yang H-W, Yu H, Compton SG. 2015. The fig wasp followers and colonists of a widely introduced fig tree, Ficus microcarpa. Insect Conservation and Diversity doi: 10.1111/icad.12111

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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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