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Ficicola Heydon

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

Ficicola Heydon 1992. Type species: Terobia flora Heydon 1992.

  Ficicola flora (Girault, 1920)
  Ficicola species.




U.S.A.-Florida, Costa Rica


Host figs: Ficus aureai and Ficus brenesii


Bouček, Z., 1993. The genera of Chalcidoid wasps from Ficus fruit in the New World. Journal of Natural History, 27: 173-217.  

Girault, A.A. 1920. New syrphidoid, cynipoid, and chalcidoid Hymenoptera. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 58: 177-216.

Heydon, S.L. & Bouček, Z. 1992. Taxonomic changes in Nearctic Pteromalidae, with the description of some new taxa (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 94: 471-489.



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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. 2023. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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