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Valisia Wiebes

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

Valisia Wiebes 1993. Type species: Blastophaga javana Mayr, 1885

Classification

 

Valisia auratae (Wiebes, 1993)  

 

Valisia borneana (Wiebes, 1993)  

 

Valisia compacta (Wiebes, 1993)  

 

Valisia confusa (Wiebes, 1993)  

 

Valisia distinguenda (Grandi,1916)

 

Valisia esquirolianae (Chen & Chou,1997)

 

Valisia filippina (Wiebes, 1993)  

 

Valisia inopinata (Grandi, 1926)  

 

Valisia intermedia (Grandi, 1926)  

 

Valisia javana (Mayr,1885)

 

Valisia macilentae (Wiebes, 1993)  

 

Valisia malayana (Wiebes, 1993)  

 

Valisia medusa (Wiebes, 1993)  

 

Valisia modesta (Wiebes, 1993)  

 

Valisia puncticeps (Mayr,1906)

 

Valisia sensillata (Wiebes, 1993)  

Distribution

India, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan.

Biology

Host figs:

References

Bouček, Z. (1988) Australasian Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera). A biosystematic revision of genera of fourteen families with a reclassification of species. C.A.B. International, United Kingdom, 832 pp.

Campbell, B., Heraty, J., Rasplus, J. Y., Chan, K., Steffan-Campbell, J. & Babcock, C. (2000) Molecular systematics of the Chalcidoidea using 28S-rDNA. In: Austin A. D. & Dowton M. (Ed) The Hymenoptera: Evolution, Biodiversity and Biological Control, CSIRO Publishing, Canberra, pp. 59–73.

Cruaud, A., Jabbour-Zahab, R., Genson, G., Cruaud, C., Couloux, A., Kjellberg, F., van Noort, S. & Rasplus, J.Y. 2010. Laying the foundations for a new classification of Agaonidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea), a multilocus phylogenetic approach. Cladistics 26: 359-387.

Gravenhorst, J.L.C. 1829. Disuisito de Cynipe psene auctorum et descriptio Blastophagae, novi Hymenopterorum generis. Beiträge zur Entomologie, besonders in Bezug auf die schlesische Fauna. 1:27-33.

Heraty, J. M., Burks, R. A., Cruaud, A., Gibson, G. A. P., Liljeblad, J., Munro, J., Rasplus, J.-Y., Delvare, G., Janšta, P., Gumovsky, A., Huber, J., Woolley, J. B., Krogmann, L., Heydon, S., Polaszek, A., Schmidt, S., Darling, D. C., Gates, M. W., Mottern, J., Murray, E., Dal Molin, A., Triapitsyn, S., Baur, H., Pinto, J. D., van Noort, S., George, J. and Yoder, M. 2013. A phylogenetic analysis of the megadiverse Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera). Cladistics. doi: 10.1111/cla.12006

Mayr, G. 1906. Neue Feigen-Insekten. Wiener Entomologische Zeitung 25: 153-187.

Rasplus J.Y., Kerdelhué, C., Le Clainche I. & Mondor, G. (1998) Molecular phylogeny of fig waps (Hymenoptera). Agaonidae are not monophyletic. Compte Rendu de l’Académie des Sciences de Paris, 321, 517–527.

Wiebes JT. 1993. Agaonidae (Hymenoptera Chalcidoidea) and Ficus (Moraceae): fig wasps and their figs, XI (Blastophaga) s.l. Proc. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wet. Ser. C 96: 347–367.

Credits

Photographs © Jean-Yves Rasplus (INRA).

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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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