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Courtella bekiliensis bispinosa (Wiebes)

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

Agaon bispinosum Wiebes, 1969. Holotype in The NCB Naturalis (formerly Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie - RMNH). Type locality: Ivory Coast.

Distribution

 

Courtella bekiliensis bispinosa_map

Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa.

Biology

Host fig: Ficus polita polita Vahl

References

Wiebes, J.T. 1969. Contributions à la connaissance de la faune entomologique de la Côte-d'Ivoire (J. Decelle, 1961-1964). XLVII - Hymenoptera Agaonidae with an introductory chapter on west African fig wasps. Annales du Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale (Série in 8ø) Sciences Zoologique. 175:449-464.

Credits

Next genus: Deilagaon        Next species: Courtella camerunensis

Web authors Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

and Jean-Yves Rasplus (INRA, France)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. & Rasplus, JY. 2021. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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