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Pegoscapus peritus Peñalver & Engel

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

Pegoscapus peritus Peñalver & Engel 2006. Holotype in American Museum of Natural History. Type locality: Early Miocene (Burdigalian) amber from the Dominican Republic

Distribution

Fossil in amber from the Dominican Republic

Biology

Host fig: unknown

References

Peñalver E.,Engel, M.S. & Grimaldi, D.A. 2006. Fig wasps in Dominican amber (Hymenoptera, Agaonidae). American Museum Novitates 3541: 1-16.

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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