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Courtella wardi Compton

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

Courtella wardi Compton 1990 (in Wiebes & Compton, 1990). Holotype in S.G. Compton Collection, England. Type locality: South Africa.

Distribution

 

 

Distribution_of_Courtella_wardi

Mozambique, South Africa, but probably present throughout the range of the host figs (lighter green area).

Biology

Host fig: Ficus tremula tremula.

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

 

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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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