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Otitesella sesquianellata van Noort

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

Otitesella sesquianellata van Noort 1988 (in van Noort & Compton). Holotype: in The Natural History Museum, London. Type locality: South Africa

Otitesella_sesquianellata Otitesella_sesquianellata



South Africa


Host fig tree: Ficus burtt-davyi Hutch.


van Noort, S. & Compton, S.G. 1988. Two new species of Otitesella (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Pteromalidae) from Ficus burtt-davyi. Proc. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wet. Ser. C 91:419427.


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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