HomeFigsFig waspsBiologyFig classificationWasp classificationWaspWebBiodiversity Explorer

 

Comptoniella vannoorti Wiebes

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Chalcidoidea; Family: Pteromalidae; Subfamily: Otitesellinae; Genus: Comptoniella)

Comptoniella vannoorti Wiebes 1992 (in Berg & Wiebes 1992). Holotype: In Type locality: South Africa

Comptoniella_vannoorti

Comptoniella_vannoorti

Comptoniella vannoorti Wiebes ovipositing through fig wall.

Distribution

 

Comptoniella_vannoorti_Distribution

Namibia and South Africa, but probably also present in the remaining Distributional area (lighter colour) of the host fig (Angola)

Biology

Host fig: Ficus cordata cordata Thunberg

Reference

Berg, C.C. & Wiebes, J.T. 1992. African fig trees and fig wasps. Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen. Amsterdam, 1-298 pp.

Credits

Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa)

Next genus: Eujacobsonia           Next species: Eujajobsonia genalis

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>).

Copyright 2004-2021 Iziko Museums of South Africa

website statistics