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

Philotrypesini Wiebes 1966. Type gernus: Philotrypesis Wiebes 1966.

ClassificationIdentification Keys


Dobunabaa Bouček, 1988


Philoverdance Priyadarsanan, 2000

Philotrypesis Förster 1878

Watshamiella Wiebes, 1981


Old World: Afrotropical, Oriental and Australsian regions.


Parasitoids/inquilines of other fig wasps associated with sections: Conosycea, Galoglychia, Sycocarpus, Urostigma, Ficus and Sycidium.


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.


Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).



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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