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Pleistodontes imperialis Saunders

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

Pleistodontes imperialis Saunders 1883. Holotype Type locality: New South Whales, Australia

Distribution

 

 

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Australia (New South Wales and other places where it was introduced)

Biology

Host fig: Ficus rubiginosa Desf.

References

Saunders, S.S. 1883. Descriptions of 3 new genera and species of fig insects allied to Blastophaga, from Calcutta, Australia, and Madagascar, with notes on their parasites and on the affinities of the respective races. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 1883:1-27, plt i-iii.

Credits

Next genus: Pegoscapus                       Next species: Pleistodontes longicaudus

 

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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