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Philotrypesis affinis (Westwood)

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

Sycoscaptella affinis Westwood 1883. Holotype in British Museum of Natural History, London. Type locality: India

Synonym: Philotrypesis travancoricus

Distribution

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India (Bihar, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal)

Biology

Host: Ficus benghalensis

Reference

Westwood, J.O. 1883. Further descriptions of insects infesting figs. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1883: 29-47, plts iv-x.

Credits

 

Next genus: Adiyodiella (Sycoryctini)                          Next species: Philotrypesis africanus

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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