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Seres levis Waterston

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

Seres levis Waterston 1920. Holotype in The Natural History Museum, London. Type locality: Uganda.



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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. 1994. Systematics of the Sycoecine fig wasps (Agaonidae, Chalcidoidea, Hymenoptera), V (Philocaenus, concluded; generic key; checklist). Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wettenschappen, 97(3): 341-375.  

Waterston, J. 1920. Notes on fig insects, including descriptions of three new species and a new blastophagine genus. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 1920:128-136, 3 figs.  


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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