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Comptoniella Wiebes

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

Comptoniella Wiebes 1992 (in Berg & Wiebes 1992). Type species: Comptoniella vannoorti  Wiebes

Comptoniella vannoorti Wiebes, 1992




Namibia and South Africa, but probably also present in the remaining Distributional area (lighter colour) of the host fig (Angola)


Host fig: Ficus cordata cordata Thunberg


Berg, C.C. & Wiebes, J.T. 1992. African fig trees and fig wasps. Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen. Amsterdam, 1-298 pp.


Photos Simon van Noort Iziko South African Museum

Next genus:  Eujacobsonia

Web authors Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

and Jean-Yves Rasplus (INRA, France)


Citation: van Noort, S. & Rasplus, JY. 2024. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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