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Apocryptini Wiebes

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

Apocryptini Wiebes 1966. Type genus: Apocrypta Wiebes 1966.

ClassificationIdentification Keys

Apocrypta

 

Boučeka Koçak & Kemal, 2008

Distribution

Afrotropical, Oriental and Australasian regions.

Biology

Parasitoids/inquilines of fig wasps associated with section Sycomorus.

References

Coquerel, C. 1855. Description de parasite anormaux d'un figuier de l'ile de Bourbon. Revue et Magasin de Zoologie Pure et Appliquée (2). 7:365-371, 422-427.

Grandi, G. 1916. Gli Agaonini (Hymenoptera Chalcididae) raccolti nell'Africa occidentale dal Prof. F. Silvestri. Bollettino del Laboratorio di Zoologia Generale e Agraria della R. Scuola Superiore d'Agricoltura, Portici. 10:121-286.

Segar ST, Lopez-Vaamonde C, Rasplus J-Y, Cook JM. 2012. The global phylogeny of the subfamily Sycoryctinae (Pteromalidae): Parasites of an obligate mutualism. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65: 116-125. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2012.05.030 PubMed: 22683561.

Ulenberg, S.A. 1985. The phylogeny of the genus Apocrypta Coquerel in relation to its hosts Ceratosolen Mayr (Agaonidae) and Ficus L. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afdeeling Natuurkunde, Tweed Reeks. 83:149-176.

Ulenberg, S.A. & Pelt, W. van. 1985. A revision of the species of Apocrypta Coquerel: a taxonomic study incorporating uni- and multivariate analyses. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afdeeling Natuurkunde, Tweede Reeks. 83:41-148.

Wiebes, J.T. 1966. The structure of the ovipositing organs as a tribal characters in the Indo-Australian Sycophaginae Torymidae (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea). Zoologische Mededeelingen, Leiden. 41:151-159.

Credits

Photographs © Jean-Yves Rasplus or © Vida van der Walt (Pretoria).

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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