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Sycophila decatomoides Walker

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

Sycophila decatomoides Walker, 1871. Lectotype in ?. Paralectotype in London (NHMUK). Type locality: Murutt, India.

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Host: Ficus benghalensis L.


Photographs © Hossein Lotfalizadeh and Jean-Yves rasplus (INRAE).


Lotfalizadeh H, Delvare G, Cruaud A & Rasplus JY. 2024. Morphological phylogeny and revision of Sycophila and Ficomila (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea, Eurytomidae) associated with Afrotropical fig trees (Moraceae, Ficus). Zootaxa 5401: (1): 001–190. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5401.1.1

Walker, F. 1871. Part 4. Chalcididae, Leucospidae, Agaonidae, Perilampidae, Ormyridae, Encyrtidae. Notes on Chalcidiae 55-70. London.

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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. 2024. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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