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Pegoscapus hoffmeyeri (Grandi)

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

Blastophaga (Valentinella) hoffmeyeri Grandi 1920. Holotype Type locality

Distribution

Paraguay, Cost Rica, Panama

Biology

Pegoscapus hoffeyeri was descriped initially from an unidentified species of fig. Later recorded  from Ficus obtusifolia Kunth.

References

Grandi, G.-Nuovi Agaonidi (Hymenoptera-Chalicidoidea) della fauna neotropica. Boll. 1st.Ent. Univ. Bologna 7, 186-197 (1934).

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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