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Critogastrini Segar, Lopez-Vaamonde, Rasplus & Cook

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

Critogastrini Segar, Lopez-Vaamonde, Rasplus & Cook, 2012. Type genus: Critogaster Mayr, 1885

ClassificationIdentification Keys

 

Critogaster Mayr, 1885

Distribution

Critogaster_map

Australia, Brazil, New World, Panama

Biology

Host: Tetrapus (Agaonidae)

References

Mayr, G. 1885. Feigeninsecten. Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 35, 147-250.

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.

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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