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Physothorax Mayr

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

Physothorax Mayr 1885. Type species: Physothorax disciger Mayr 1885.


Physothorax annuliger Mayr, 1885


Physothorax bicolor Mayr, 1885


Physothorax bidentulus Burks, 1969


Physothorax disciger Mayr, 1885


Physothorax ledouxi Risbec, 1953


Physothorax mayri Ashmead, 1904


Physothorax pallidus Ashmead, 1900

Physothorax percaudatus Bouček, 1993


Physothorax russelli Crawford, 1910


Physothorax serratus Mayr, 1906



Brazil, Colombia, Ivory Coast, Puerto Rico, St. Vincent, U.S.A. (Florida)


Host figs: Ficus altissima, Ficus aurea, Ficus citrifolia, Ficus gomelleira, Ficus lapathifolia


Mayr, G. 1885. Feigeninsecten. Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 35, 147-250.  


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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. 2023. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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