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Elisabethiella baijnaithi Wiebes

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

Elisabethiella baijnaithi Wiebes 1989. Holotype female in NCB Naturalis (formerly Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie - RMNH). Type locality: South Africa

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Distribution

 

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South Africa

Biology

Pollinator of host fig tree: Ficus burtt-davyi Hutch.

References

Wiebes, J.T., 1989a. Agaonidae (Hymenoptera Chalcidoidea) and Ficus (Moraceae) : fig wasp and their figs, III. (Elisabethiella). Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, 92: 117-136.  

Credits

Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

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Web authors Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

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