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Fig wasps

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


Fig wasp diversity


The different groups of wasps associated with fig trees.

Fig wasp species richness


How many species of fig wasp are there.


Fig wasp identification keys


Online interactive keys to identify fig wasps.


The life of fig wasps

Biology of the fig wasp - fig interaction


Fig wasp checklists


Fig wasp species lists for regions and countries.

Fig wasp faunal assemblages

Fig wasp communities.


Fig wasp references

Published literature on fig wasps and fig trees.


Books on figs and fig wasps


Photographs and illustrations Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

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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