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Seres arrujumensis (van Noort)

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

Philocaenus arrujumensis van Noort 1994. Holotype in South African Museum, Cape Town. Type locality: Yemen, ar-Rujum. Combination by Cruaud et al. (2013).

Distribution

Yemen.

Biology

Host fig: unknown, but hypothesised to be either Ficus populifolia or Ficus vasta.

References

 

Cruaud A, Underhill JG, Huguin M, Genson G, Jabbour-Zahab R, Tolley KA, Rasplus JY, van Noort S. 2013. A Multilocus Phylogeny of the World Sycoecinae Fig Wasps (Chalcidoidea: Pteromalidae). PLoS ONE 8(11): e79291. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0079291  

van Noort, S. & van Harten, A. 2006. Fig wasp (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Agaonidae, Pteromalidae) species richness of Yemen. Fauna of Arabia 22: 449-472.

Credits

Photographs 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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