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Pleistodontes rigisamos Wiebes

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

Pleistodontes rigisamos Wiebes 1991. Holotype female in Australian National Insect Collection, Canberra City. Type locality: Queensland, Australia

Distribution

 

 

Pleistodontes rigisamos_map

Australia

Biology

Host fig: Ficus destuens F.v.M.

References

Wiebes JT. 1991. Agaonidae (Hymenoptera Chalcidoidea) and Ficus (Moraceae): fig wasps and their figs, VII (Pleistodontes). Proc. Kon. Ned. Akad.Wet. Ser. C 94:137152.

Credits

Next genus: Pegoscapus        Next species: Pleistodontes schizodontus

 

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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