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Idarnes incertus (Ashmead)

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

Sycophila incerta Ashmead, 1900. Lectotype: in United States Museum of Natural History, Washington (USNM). Type locality: Florida: Coconut Grove, USA.


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


Host figs: Ficus aurea form aurea Nuttal and Ficus citrifolia Miller.


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, Rasplus J, & Pereira RAS. 2017. Taxonomic revision and molecular phylogenetics of the Idarnes incertus species-group (Hymenoptera, Agaonidae, Sycophaginae). PeerJ 5:e2842 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.2842


Photographs © Fernando Farache (FFCLRP-USP, Ribeirão Preto). Map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

Next genus: Pseudidarnes

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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