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Sycoscapter cornutus Wiebes

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Chalcidoidea; Family: Pteromalidae; Subfamily: Pteromalinae; Tribe: Otitesellini; Subtribe: Sycoryctina; Genus: Sycoryctes)

Sycoscapter cornutus Wiebes 1981. Holotype in The National Natural Museum, The Netherlands. Type locality: Zimbabwe.


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Réunion, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa


Host figs: Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq.; Ficus reflexa reflexa Thunb.


Risbec, J. 1951. 1. Les Chalcidoides de l'Afrique occidentale française. Mémoires de l'Institute Français d'Afrique Noire, Ifan-Dakar. 13:7-409.


Photographs copyright Alan Manson (Pietermaritzburg). https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/42156831


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Citation: van Noort, S. & Rasplus, JY. 2023. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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