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Crossogaster lachaisei van Noort

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Chalcidoidea; Family: Pteromalidae; Subfamily Sycoecinae; Genus: Crossogaster)

Crossogaster lachaisei van Noort 1994. Holotype: in South African Museum, Cape Town. Type locality: Ivory Coast

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Figs. 13-16. Crossogaster lachaisei van Noort, female: 13, head, dorsal view; 14, head, ventral view; 15, mandible, ventral view; 16, antenna, antiaxial view. Scale bars = 0.1 mm.

Distribution

Distribution_of_Crossogaster_lachaisei

Ivory Coast, but potentially present throughout the range of the host fig (light green area).

Biology

Host fig: Ficus sansibarica macrosperma (Mildbr. & Burret) Berg

Reference

van Noort S., 1994a. Systematics of the Sycoecine fig wasps (Agaonidae, Chalcidoidea, Hymenoptera), III (Crossogaster). Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wettenschappen, 97(1): 83-122.

Credits

Photographs and illustrations Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

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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. 2019. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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