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Otitesella digitata Westwood

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Chalcidoidea; Family: Pteromalidae; Subfamily: Pteromalinae; Tribe: Otitesellini; Genus: Otitesella)

Otitesella digitata Westwood 1883. Lectotype: in Hope Department, Oxford. Type locality: Sri Lanka



Otitesella digitata_map

India, Sri Lanka


Host: Ficus religiosa (Moraceae)


Westwood, J.O. 1883. Further descriptions of insects infesting figs. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1883: 29-47, plts iv-x.


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


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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. 2024. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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