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Pleistodontes Saunders

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

Pleistodontes Saunders 1882. Type species: Pleistodontes imperialis Saunders 1882

Classification

 

Pleistodontes achorus Lopez-Vaamonde, Dixon, Cook, Rasplus 2002

Pleistodontes addicotti Wiebes,1991

 

Pleistodontes astrabocheilus Lopez-Vaamonde, Dixon, Cook, Rasplus, 2002

 

Pleistodontes athysanus Lopez-Vaamonde, Dixon, Cook, Rasplus, 2002

 

Pleistodontes blandus Wiebes,1963

 

Pleistodontes claviger (Mayr,1885)

 

Pleistodontes cuneatus Wiebes,1990

 

Pleistodontes deuterus Lopez-Vaamonde, Dixon, Cook, Rasplus 2002

 

Pleistodontes froggatti Mayr,1906

 

Pleistodontes galbinus Wiebes,1977

 

Pleistodontes greenwoodi (Grandi,1928)

 

Pleistodontes immaturus Wiebes,1963

 

Pleistodontes imperialis Saunders,1883

 

Pleistodontes longicaudus Wiebes,1977

 

Pleistodontes macrocainus Lopez-Vaamonde, Dixon, Cook, Rasplus 2002

 

Pleistodontes mandibularis Wiebes,1977

 

Pleistodontes nigriventris (Girault,1915)

 

Pleistodontes nitens (Girault,1915)

 

Pleistodontes plebejus Wiebes,1963

 

Pleistodontes proximus Wiebes,1990

 

Pleistodontes regalis Grandi,1952

 

Pleistodontes rennellensis Wiebes,1967

 

Pleistodontes rieki Wiebes,1963

 

Pleistodontes rigisamos Wiebes,1991

 

Pleistodontes schizodontus Lopez-Vaamonde, Dixon, Cook, Rasplus, 2002

 

Pleistodontes xanthocephalus Lopez-Vaamonde, Dixon, Cook, Rasplus, 2002

Distribution

 

 

Pleistodontes_map

Australia, Fiji, Indonesia, New Zealand, Papa New Guinea, Solomon Islands, U.S.A., U.S.A.-Hawaii

Biology

Hosts: Ficus (Moraceae), Ficus glandifera (Moraceae), Ficus hesperidiiformis (Moraceae), Ficus macrophylla (Moraceae), Ficus obliqua (Moraceae), Ficus pleurocarpa (Moraceae), Ficus rubiginosa (Moraceae), Ficus sterrocarpa (Moraceae), Ficus watkinsiana (Moraceae), Ficus xylosycia (Moraceae)

References

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

Credits

Photo Jean-Yves Rasplus

 

Next genus:  Tetrapus

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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