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Platyscapa frontalis Motschulsky

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

Platyscapa frontalis Motschulsky 1863. Holotype in *. Type locality: Sri Lanka, Mts Patannas.

 

Distribution

Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates.

Biology

Host fig: possibly associated with F. religiosa.

References

Motschulsky, V. de. 1863. Essai d'un catalogue des insectes de l'Ile Ceylon (Suite). Byulleten' Moskovskogo Obshchestva Ispytateley Prirody (Otdel Biologicheskiy). 36(3):1-153.

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

Credits

Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

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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. 2023. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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