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Pegoscapus amibilis (Grandi)

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

Blastophaga (Valentinella) amibilis Grandi 1938. Holotype Type locality: Brazil

Distribution

Brazil

Biology

Host fig is an unidentified species from Brazil. Ramirez recorded the species from Ficus nymphaeifolia in Costa Rica, but was not quite sure of the identity of the Pegoscapus.

References

Grandi, G.-Nuovi Agoanidi (Hymenoptera-Chalcidoidea) raccolti nel Brasile dal Prof. F. Silverstri. Boll. 1st. Ent. Univ. Bologna 10, 44-69 (1938).

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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