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Sycoecus Waterston

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

Sycoecus Waterston 1914. Type species: Sycoecus thaumastocnema Waterston 1914.



Sycoecus bergi van Noort, 1993


Sycoecus crinitus van Noort, 1993


Sycoecus ivoryensis van Noort, 1993


Sycoecus lamtoensis van Noort, 1993


Sycoecus medleri van Noort, 1993


Sycoecus nyassossoensis van Noort, 1993


Sycoecus oculabulbus van Noort, 1993

Sycoecus taylori van Noort, 1993


Sycoecus thaumastocnema Waterston, 1914


Sycoecus wiebesi van Noort, 1993



Liberia, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Uganda


Gall-makers in Ficus species in Subsection Cyathistipulae (Section Galoglychia).


van Noort S., 1993. Systematics of the sycoecine fig wasps (Agaonidae, Chalcidoidea, Hymenoptera), II (Sycoecus). Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen 96: 449-475.

Waterston, J. 1914. Notes on African Chalcidoidea. I. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 5:249-258.


Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa)

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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