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Ormyrus_flavipes

Ormyrus flavipes Bouček

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

Ormyrus flavipes Bouček 1981 (in Bouček, Watsham & Wiebes) 1981. Holotype in The Natural History Museum, London. Type locality: Zimbabwe

Distribution

Distribution_of_Omryrus_flavipes

Zimbabwe (Distribution of host fig in lighter colours)

Biology

Host: Cynipidae (cynipid), Syceurytoma ficus (Eurytominae)

Host fig: Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq.

References

Bouček Z., A. Watsham & J.T. Wiebes, 1981. The fig wasp fauna of the receptacles of Ficus thonningii (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea). Tijdschrift Voor Entomologie, 124(5): 149-233.

Credits

Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa)

Next genus: Podivna (Colotrechinae)            Next species: Ormyrus subconicus

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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