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Anidarnes Bouček

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

Anidarnes Bouček, 1993. Type species: Sycophila bicolor Bouček, 1993.


Anidarnes bicolor (Ashmead,1900)

Anidarnes brevicauda Bouček,1993

Anidarnes brevior Farache & Rasplus, 2013

Anidarnes dissidens Farache & Rasplus, 2013

Anidarnes globiceps (Mayr,1906)

Anidarnes gracilis Farache & Rasplus, 2013

Anidarnes isophlebiae Farache & Rasplus, 2013

Anidarnes jimeneziae Farache & Rasplus, 2013

Anidarnes longiscutellum Farache & Rasplus, 2013

Anidarnes martinae Farache & Rasplus, 2013

Anidarnes nigrus Farache & Rasplus, 2013

Anidarnes rugosus Farache & Rasplus, 2013


Brazil, Cost Rica, Colombia, Puerto Rico, St. Vincent, USA.


Host plants: Ficus species in Section Americana, Subgenus Urostigma(Moraceae), which are all pollinated by Pegoscapus species (Agaonidae).


Ashmead, W.H. 1900. Report upon the Aculeate Hymenoptera of the islands of St. Vincent and Grenada, with additions to the parasitic Hymenoptera and a list of the described Hymenoptera of the West Indies. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 33:207-367. Bouček, Z. 1993. The genera of Chalcidoid wasps from Ficus fruit in the New World. Journal of Natural History, 27: 173-217.

Farache FHA, Cruaud A, Genson G, Pereira RAS, & Rasplus J-Y. 2013. Taxonomic revision and molecular phylogeny of the fig wasp genus Anidarnes Bouček, 1993 (Hymenoptera, Sycophaginae). Systematic Entomology 38: 1434. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.2012.00644.x

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


Photographs Fernando Farache (Centre de Biologie pour la Gestion des Populations, Montpellier, France).

Next genus: Eukoebelea Ashmead, 1904.

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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