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Sycoryctes coccothraustes Mayr

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Chalcidoidea; Family: Pteromalidae; Subfamily: Sycoryctinae; Tribe: Sycoryctini, Genus: Sycoryctes)

Sycoryctes coccothraustes Mayr 1885. Holotype in NHMW, Vienna. Type locality: Yemen: Socotra Island.

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Distribution

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Socotra Island (Yemen).

Biology

Host: Ficus vasta Vahl.

Reference

Mayr, G. 1885. Feigeninsecten. Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 35, 147-250.  

Credits

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

 

Next genus: Sycoscapter      Next species: Sycoryctes comparabilis

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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