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Sycoscapter Saunders 

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

Sycoscapter Saunders 1883. Sycoscapter insignis Saunders 1883.

 

Sycoscapter species UAE
Sycoscapter species (ex Ficus sansibarica)
 

Sycoscapter australis (Froggatt,1900)

 

Sycoscapter cadenati (Risbec)

 

Sycoscapter conocephalus Wiebes 1964

 

Sycoscapter cornutus Wiebes

 

Sycoscapter gajimaru Ishii 1934

 

Sycoscapter gibbus Saunders

 

Sycoscapter huberi (Girault 1919)

 

Sycoscapter hirticola Nair, Abdurahiman & Joseph 1982

 

Sycoscapter infectorius (Joseph 1953)

 

Sycoscapter insignis Saunders 1883

 

Sycoscapter inubiae Ishii 1934

 

Sycoscapter kathuriensis Priyadarsanan & Abdurahiman 1997

 

Sycoscapter keralensis (Abdurahiman & Joseph 1975)

 

Sycoscapter miltoni (Girault 1931)

 

Sycoscapter montis Wiebes

 

Sycoscapter nayoshorum Priyadarsanan 2000

 

Sycoscapter nigrus (Risbec)

 

Sycoscapter punctatus Abdurahiman & Joseph 1975

 

Sycoscapter reticulatus (Wiebes 1966)

 

Sycoscapter senegalensis (Risbec)

 

Sycoscapter stabilis (Walker 1871)

 

Sycoscapter subaeneus (Girault 1915)

 

Sycoscapter tananarivensis (Risbec)

 

Sycoscapter tibialis Wiebes

 

Sycoscapter triformis Joseph 1957

 

Sycoscapter vijayaii Priyadarsanan 2000

Distribution

Old World: Afrotropical, Oriental, Asutralasian regions.

Biology

Parasitoids of fig wasps. Recorded hosts: Ceratosolen dentifer (Agaoninae), Eupristina delhiensis (Agaoninae), Eupristina verticillata (Agaoninae), Kradibia gestroi (Agaoninae)

Reference

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

Credits

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

 

Next genus: Sycoscapteridea

 

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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