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Philotrypesis caricae (Linnaeus)

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

Cynips caricae Linnaeus 1762. Holotype in The Natural History Museum, London. Type locality:  


Caucasus, France, Israel, Italy, U.S.A. Ukraine, USSR, USSR-Central Asia


Parasitoid of Blastophaga psenes




Linnaeus, C. 1762. Reise nach Palästina. 606pp. Rostock, Honne Ed: T.H. Gadebush Text in German.



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



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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