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Ceratosolen nigriscapus (Girault)

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

Blastophaga nigriscapus Girault 1915. Holotype in Queensland Museum, Brisbane. Type locality: Queensland, Australia

Possible synonym of Blastophagus fuscipennis (Bouzek 1988)




Host fig: Ficus racemosa


Bouzek, Z. 1988. Australian Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera). A biosystematic revision of genera of fourteen families, with a reclassification of species. 832 pp. CAB International, Wallingford, Oxon, U.K., Cambrian News Ltd; Aberystwyth, Wales. 

Girault, A. A. 1915 June 4. Australian Hymenoptera Chalcidoidea-XIII. The family Agaonidae with descriptions of (new genera and) species. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum.4:310-313.


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and Jean-Yves Rasplus (INRA, France)


Citation: van Noort, S. & Rasplus, JY. 2022. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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