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Syceurytoma ficus Bouček

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

Syceurytoma ficus Bouček, 1981( in Bouček, Watsham &  Wiebes, 1981). Holotype in The Natural Museum, London. Type locality: Zimbabwe.

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Distribution

Syceurytoma ficus_map

Uganda, Zimbabwe, South Africa.

Biology

Host: stem galls onFicus 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.

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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