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Nigeriella Wiebes

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

Nigeriella Wiebes 1974. Type species: Nigeriella fusciceps Wiebes 1974.

Key to species Classification

Nigeriella_avicola_mandible

Nigeriella avicola Wiebes, 1975

Nigeriella_excavata_mandible

Nigeriella excavata Compton, 1990

Nigeriella_fusciceps_mandible

Nigeriella fusciceps Wiebes, 1974

Nigeriella_letouzeyi_mandible

Nigeriella letouzeyi Wiebes, 1974

Nigeriella_species_mandible

Nigeriella scindura van Noort, 2006

Distribution

Nigeriella_map

Aldabra Island, Cameroon, Nigeria, South Africa

Biology

Host fig: unknown

References

van Noort, S. & van Harten, A. 2006. Fig wasp (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Agaonidae, Pteromalidae) species richness of Yemen. Fauna of Arabia 22: 449-472.

Wiebes J.T. 1974. Nigeriella, a new genus of West African fig wasps allied to Elisabethiella Grandi (Hymenoptera Chalcidoidea, Agaonidae). Zoologische Mededeelingen (Leiden) 48:2942.

Credits

Next genus: Paragaon        Next species: Paragaon josephi

 

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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