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Platyscapa quadraticeps (Mayr)

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

Blastophaga quadraticeps Mayr 1885. Holotype in Vienna, Austria. Type locality: Singapore.

Distribution

India, Iraq, Israel, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates.

Biology

Host fig: Ficus religiosa L.

References

Mayr, G. 1885. Feigeninsecten. Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 35: 147-250.

van Noort, S. & Rasplus J.Y. 2010. Order Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea associated with figs (families Agaonidae & Pteromalidae). Arthropod fauna of the United Arab Emirates 3: 325-355.

Credits

Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

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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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