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Epichrysomallinae

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

Epichrysomallinae Hill & Rieck 1967. Type genus: Epichrysomalla Hill 1967.

ClassificationIdentification Keys

 

Acophila Ishii, 1934

 

Asycobia Bouček, 1988

 

Camarothorax Mayr, 1906

 

Epichrysomalla Girault, 1915

 

Eufroggattia Ishii, 1934

 

Herodotia Girault, 1931

 

Josephiella Narendran, 1994

Lachaisea Rasplus, 2003

 

Meselatus Girault, 1922

 

Neosycophila Grandi, 1923

Odontofroggatia Ishii, 1934

 

Parapilkhanivora Farooqi & Menon, 1973

Sycobia_nr_bethyloides

Sycobia Walker, 1871

Sycobiomorphella Abdurahiman & Joseph, 1967

Sycomacophila_montana

Sycomacophila Rasplus, 2003

 

Sycophilodes Joseph, 1961

Sycophilomorpha_nr_saptapurensis

Sycophilomorpha Joseph & Abdurahiman, 1969

Sycotetra_pectinicornis

Sycotetra Bouček, 1981

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Non-pollinating galling fig wasps (external ovisposition) in host Ficus (Moraceae) species in Subgenus Urostigma, Subgenus Pharmacosycea and Subgenus Sycomorus.

Reference

Hill D. 1967. Figs (Ficus spp.) and fig wasps (Chalcidoidea). Journal of Natural History, 1: 413-434.  

Credits

Photographs Jean-Yves Rasplus (INRA) or 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. 2018. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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