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Courtella gabonensis Wiebes

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

Courtella gabonensis Wiebes, 1985 (in Michaloud, Michaloud-Pelletier, Wiebes &  Berg). Holotype in NCB Naturalis (formerly Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie - RMNH). Type locality: Gabon.

Distribution

 

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Ivory Coast, Gabon.

Biology

Pollinator of Ficus ottonifolia ottonifolia (Miq.) Miq.

References

Michaloud G., S. Michaloud-Pelletier, J.T. Wiebes & C.C. Berg, 1985. The co-occurrence of two pollinating species of fig wasp and one species of fig. Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen 88: 93-119.

Credits

Next genus: Deilagaon                    Next species: Courtella

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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