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Otitesella tsamvi Wiebes

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

Otitesella tsamvi Wiebes 1981 (in Bouček, Watsham & Wiebes). Holotype: in The NCB Naturalis (formerly Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie - RMNH). Type locality: Zimbabwe

Distribution

 

Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa

Biology

Host: Ficus thonningii Bl

Reference

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 and map Illustration 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. 2021. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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