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Nigeriella_species_habitus

Nigeriella scindura van Noort

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

Nigeriella scindura van Noort 2006

 

Female

Nigeriella_species_habitus

Habitus. Scale bar  = 0.1mm.

Nigeriella_species_head

Head dorsal view. Scale bar = 0.1mm. 

Head ventral view. Scale bar = 0.1mm.

Nigeriella_species_scape

Antennal scape. Scale bar = 0.1mm.

Nigeriella_species_thorax

Thorax dorsal view. Scale bar = 0.1mm.

Fore tibia. Scale bar = 0.1mm.

Nigeriella_species_hind_tibia

Hindtibia. Scale bar = 0.1mm. 

Nigeriella_species_pollen

Pollen pocket on thorax.

Scale bar = 0.1mm.

Mandible and mandibular appendage.

 

Distribution

Kenya, Yemen.

Biology

Pollinator of Ficus populifolia.

References

van Noort, S. & van Harten, A. 2006. Fig wasp (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Agaonidae, Pteromalidae) species richness of Yemen. Fauna of Arabia 22: 449-472.

Credits

Photographs and illustrations Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

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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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