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Courtella malawi Wiebes

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

Courtella malawi Wiebes in Wiebes & Compton 1990. Holotype in NCB Naturalis (formerly Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie - RMNH). Type locality: Malawi.

Distribution

 

 

Courtella malawi_map

Malawi, Uganda.

Biology

Ficus_chirindensis

Host fig:  Ficus chirindensis Berg.

References

Wiebes J.T.& S.G. Compton, 1990. Agaonidae (Hymenoptera Chalcidoidea) and Ficus (Moraceae) : fig wasps and their figs, VI. (Africa concluded). Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen , 93: 203-222.

Credits

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

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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. 2021. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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