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Sycophaga valentinae Grandi

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Chalcidoidea; Family: Agaonidae; Subfamily: Sycophaginae, Genus: Sycophaga)

Sycophaga valentinae Grandi 1952. Holotype: Type locality: Senegal.

Distribution

Sycophaga valentinae_map

Senegal.

Biology

Host: Ficus sycomorus L.

References

Bouček Z., A. Watsham & J.T. Wiebes, 1981. The fig wasp fauna of the receptacles of Ficus thonningii (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea). Tijdschrift Voor Entomologie, 124(5): 149-233.

Grandi, G. 1952. Insetti dei fichi senegalesi. Bollettino dell'Istituto di Entomologia della Universitą degli Studi di Bologna. 19:31-45.

Credits

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. 2021. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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