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Seres solweziensis van Noort

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

Seres solweziensis van Noort 1993. Holotype: in South African Museum, Cape Town. Type locality: Zambia

FEMALE

Figs. 24-28. Seres armipes subspec.?, ex F. sansibarica macrosperma (Mildbr. & Burr.), female: 24, head, dorsal view; 25, maxillary palp; 26, labial palp; 27, mandible, ventral view; 28, antenna, dorsal view.

 

Fig. 29. Seres solweziensis van Noort, female: 29, head, dorsal view.

 

Figs. 30 & 31. Seres armipes breviceps Wiebes, female: 30, mandible, ventral view; 31, head, dorsal view.

 

Fig. 32. Seres armipes armipes Waterston, female: 32, head, dorsal view. Scale bars = 0.1 mm.

Distribution

Seres solweziensis_map

Senegal, Ivory Coast, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa

Biology

Host fig: Ficus polita polita Vahl, Ficus ovata Vahl, Ficus sansibarica sansibarica Warb. & Ficus sansibarica macrosperma (Mildbr. & Burr.).

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)

Next genus: Sycoecus       Next species: Seres ugandensis

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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