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Pegoscapus insularis (Ashmead)

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

Blastophaga insularis Ashmead 1900. Holotype in United States Museum of Natural History and The Natural History Museum, London. Type locality: St. Vincent

Distribution

Costa Rica, Mexico, Puerto Rico, St. Vincent

Biology

Host fig: Ficus citrifolia, Ficus oerstediana

References

Ashmead, W.H.-Report on the aculeate Hymenoptera of the islands of St. Vincent and Granada, with additions to parasatic Hymenoptera and a list of the described Hymenoptera of the West Indies. Trans. Ent. Soc. London for 1900, 207-367 (1900).

Credits

Next genus: Platyscapa        Next species: Pegoscapus jimenezi

 

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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