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Seres longicalcar van Noort

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

Seres longicalcar van Noort 1993. Holotype: in Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town. Type locality: Gabon

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Figs. 1-7. Seres longicalcar van Noort, female: 1, head, dorsal view; 2, head, ventral view; 3, antenna, antiaxial view; 4, fore tibia and first tarsal segment; 5, labial palp; 6, maxillary palp; 7, mandible, ventral view. Scale bars = 0.1 mm.

Distribution

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Gabon & Uganda, but probably present throughout the range of the host fig (depicted in light green).

Biology

Host fig: Ficus artocarpoides Warb.

Reference

van Noort S., 1993. Systematics of the Sycoecine fig wasps (Agaonidae, Chalcidoidea, Hymenoptera), I (Seres). Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wettenschappen, 96(2): 233-251.  

Credits

Photographs and illustrations Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

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