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Courtella penicula (Wiebes)

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

Agaon peniculum Wiebes 1974. Holotype in NCB Naturalis (formerly Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie - RMNH). Type locality: Uganda

Distribution

 

 

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Ivory Coast, Ghana, Gabon, Uganda

Biology

Host fig: Ficus artocarpoides Warb. 

References

Wiebes, J.T.-1974. Species of Agaon Dalman and Allotriozoon Grandi from Africa and Malagasy (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Agaonidae). Zoologische Mededeelingen, Leiden. 48(13):123-143.

Credits

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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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