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Anidarnes bicolor (Ashmead)

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Chalcidoidea; Family: Agaonidae; Subfamily: Sycophaginae, Genus: Anidarnes)

Sycophila bicolor Ashmead 1900. Holotype: in United States Museum of Natural History, Washington DC (USNM). Type locality: Florida, USA.

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Puerto Rico, St.Vincent, USA (Florida).


Host plant: Ficus aurea (Moraceae).


Ashmead, W.H. 1900. Report upon the Aculeate Hymenoptera of the islands of St. Vincent and Grenada, with additions to the parasitic Hymenoptera and a list of the described Hymenoptera of the West Indies. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 33:207-367.

Farache FHA, Cruaud A, Genson G, Pereira RAS, & Rasplus J-Y. 2013. Taxonomic revision and molecular phylogeny of the fig wasp genus Anidarnes Bouček, 1993 (Hymenoptera, Sycophaginae). Systematic Entomology 38: 1434. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.2012.00644.x


Photographs Fernando Farache (Centre de Biologie pour la Gestion des Populations, Montpellier, France).

Next genus: Eukoebelea Ashmead, 1904.

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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