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Philotrypesis atterima (Saunders)

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

Idarnella atterima Saunders 1883. Holotype Type locality: New South Whales, Australia


Philotrypesis atterima_map

Australia (New South Wales)


Host: unknown


Saunders, S.S. 1883. On the Cynips caricae of Hasselquist, and other fig insects allied thereto, with description of a new species from Australia. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 1883:383-392, plt xviii.



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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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