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Robertsia Bouček


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


Robertsia Bouček1988. Type species: Robertsia mandibularis Bouček1988.


ClassificationIdentification Key

Robertsia mandibularis

Robertsia vaamondei

Robertsia weibleni


Robertsia xylosyciae


Papua New Guinea


Non-pollinators exclusively associated with Subsection Malvanthera of Section Stilpnophyllum. Probably gall formers.


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.  

van Noort, S. & Rasplus, J.Y. 2005. Revision of the Papua New Guinean fig wasp genus Robertsia Bouček(Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Pteromalidae, Sycoecinae). Zootaxa 929: 1-35.

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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. 2022. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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