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Pseudidarnes Girault

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

Pseudidarnes Girault, 1927. Type species: Pseudidarnes minerva Girault, 1927. Identification keys

Pseudidarnes acaudus Farache & Rasplus, 2014

Pseudidarnes astridae Farache & Rasplus, 2014

Pseudidarnes badiogeminus Farache & Rasplus, 2014

Pseudidarnes cooki Farache & Rasplus, 2014

Pseudidarnes flavicollis Bouček,1988

Pseudidarnes kjellbergi Farache & Rasplus, 2014

Pseudidarnes laevis Farache & Rasplus, 2014

Pseudidarnes minerva Girault,1927



Australia, Papua New Guinea.


Develop in fig species belonging to Ficus section Malvanthera, subsections Malvantherae and Platypodeae.


Bouček Z., 1988. Australian Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) : a biosystematic revision of genera of fourteen families, with a reclassification of species. CAB International, Wallingford, 1-832 pp.

Girault, A.A. 1927. Notes on and descriptions of chalcid wasps (Chalcididae) in the South Australian Museum. Records of the South Australian Museum 3:309-338.

Farache, F.H.A. & Rasplus, J.Y. 2014. Revision of the Australasian genus Pseudidarnes Girault, 1927 (Hymenoptera, Agaonidae, Sycophaginae). Zookeys 404: 31-70. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.404.7204


Photographs Fernando Farache (Centre de Biologie pour la Gestion des Populations, Montpellier, France).

Next genus: Sycophaga

Web authors Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

and Jean-Yves Rasplus (INRA, France)


Citation: van Noort, S. & Rasplus, JY. 2023. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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