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Apocrypta longitarsus Mayr

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Chalcidoidea; Family: Pteromalidae; Subfamily: Sycoryctinae; Tribe: Apocriptini; Genus: Apocrypta)

Apocrypta longitarsus Mayr 1906. Holotype . Type locality: Cameroon.

Synonyms: Apocrypta minima Risbec 1951, Apocryptophagus bambeyi Risbec 1951.

Distribution

Apocrypta longitarsus_map

Botswana, Cameroon, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, UAE, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Biology

Host: Ficus sycomorus L.

References

Mayr, G. 1906. Neue Feigen-Insekten. Wiener Entomologische Zeitung 25:153-187. 

Ulenberg, S.A. 1985. The phylogeny of the genus Apocrypta Coquerel in relation to its hosts Ceratosolen Mayr (Agaonidae) and Ficus L. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afdeeling Natuurkunde, Tweed Reeks. 83:149-176. 

Ulenberg, S.A. & Pelt, W. van. 1985. A revision of the species of Apocrypta Coquerel: a taxonomic study incorporating uni- and multivariate analyses. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afdeeling Natuurkunde, Tweede Reeks. 83:41-148.

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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