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Identification keys and field guides to fig wasps

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

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Identification keys
  • Family TORYMIDAE

  • Family/subfamily incertae sedis

    • Genus Aepocerus Mayr 1885

    • Genus Heterandrium Mayr 1885

    • Genus Paphagus Walker 1843

Field guides  
Usambara (Tanzania) fig trees and fig wasps Field guide to Malagasy Ficus and fig wasps


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.


Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

Web authors Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

and Jean-Yves Rasplus (INRA, France)


Citation: van Noort, S. & Rasplus, JY. 2024. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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