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Sycoecus Waterston

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

Sycoecus Waterston 1914. Type species: Sycoecus thaumastocnema Waterston 1914.

Classification

 

Sycoecus bergi van Noort, 1993

 

Sycoecus crinitus van Noort, 1993

 

Sycoecus ivoryensis van Noort, 1993

 

Sycoecus lamtoensis van Noort, 1993

 

Sycoecus medleri van Noort, 1993

 

Sycoecus nyassossoensis van Noort, 1993

 

Sycoecus oculabulbus van Noort, 1993

Sycoecus taylori van Noort, 1993

 

Sycoecus thaumastocnema Waterston, 1914

 

Sycoecus wiebesi van Noort, 1993

Distribution

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Liberia, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Uganda

Biology

Gall-makers in Ficus species in Subsection Cyathistipulae (Section Galoglychia).

Reference

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

Waterston, J. 1914. Notes on African Chalcidoidea. I. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 5:249-258.

Credits

Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa)

 

Web authors Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

and Jean-Yves Rasplus (INRA, France)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. & Rasplus, JY. 2018. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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