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Pseudidarnes minerva Girault

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Chalcidoidea; Family: Agaonidae; Subfamily: Sycophaginae, Genus: Pseudidarnes)

Pseudidarnes minerva Girault 1927. Holotype: in Agricultural Scientific Collections Unit, Orange Agricultural Institute, Orange, New South Wales (ASCI). Type locality: Queensland: Brisbane and Lake Manchester, -27.48, 152.76, 67m (Australia).

Holotype
Pseudidarnes_minerva_Holotype

Non-type female
Pseudidarnes_minerva_female
Pseudidarnes_minerva_female

Non-type male
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Pseudidarnes_minerva_male

Distribution

Pseudidarnes minerva_map

Australia.

Biology

Host fig: Ficus rubiginosa Desf. ex Vent..

References

Bouček Z., 1988. Australian Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) : a biosystematic revision of genera of fourteen families, with a reclassification of species. CAB International, Wallingford, 1-832 pp.

Farache, F.H.A. & Rasplus, J.Y. 2014. Revision of the Australasian genus Pseudidarnes Girault, 1927 (Hymenoptera, Agaonidae, Sycophaginae). Zookeys 404: 31-70. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.404.7204

Girault, A.A. 1927. Notes on and descriptions of chalcid wasps (Chalcididae) in the South Australian Museum. Records of the South Australian Museum 3:309-338.

Credits

Photographs Fernando Farache (Centre de Biologie pour la Gestion des Populations, Montpellier, France).

Next genus: Sycophaga                      

Web authors Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

and Jean-Yves Rasplus (INRA, France)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. & Rasplus, JY. 2019. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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