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Sycoecus taylori van Noort

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

Sycoecus taylori van Noort 1993. Holotype: in South African Museum, Cape Town. Type locality: Uganda.

Distribution

Sycoecus taylori_map

Uganda

Biology

Sycoecus taylori females ovipositing into the ovules of Ficus conraui in Uganda.

Host fig: Ficus conraui

Reference

van Noort, S. 1993. Systematics of the Sycoecine fig wasps (Agaonidae, Chalcidoidea, Hymenoptera), II (Sycoecus). Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wettenschappen, 96(4): 449-475.

Credits

Photographs and distribution map 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. 2019. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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