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Ficomila gambiensis (Risbec)

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Chalcidoidea; Family: Unplaced; Family: Eurytomidae, Genus: Ficomila)

Decatoma gambiense Risbec 1955. Holotype in Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris. Type locality: Zimbabwe.

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Distribution

Ficomila gambiensis_map

Gambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa.

Biology

Host: Ficus sycomorus L. 

Ficus_thonningii

Host: Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq.

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.

Risbec, J. 1955. Chalcidoïdes et proctotrupoïdes africaines. Bulletin de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire. 17:533-580.

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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