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Kradibia Saunders

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

Kradibia Saunders 1883. Type species: Kradibia cowani Saunders 1883.

Liporrhopalum Waterston 1920. Type species: Liporrhopalum rutherfordi Waterston 1920. (Synonymy by Cruaud et al. 2010).



Kradibia angustatae (Hill, 1969)


Kradibia brownii Ashmead,1904


Kradibia calorai Wiebes,1993


Kradibia clarae Wiebes,1993


Kradibia commuta Wiebes,1993


Kradibia copiosae (Wiebes,1980)


Kradibia corneri Wiebes,1993


Kradibia cowani Saunders, 1883


Kradibia cuspidatae (Hill, 1969)


Kradibia dubium (Grandi,1926)


Kradibia erythropareiae (Hill, 1969)


Kradibia etiennei Wiebes, 1990


Kradibia gestroi afrum Wiebes, 1969


Kradibia gestroi gestroii (Grandi,1916)


Kradibia ghigii (Grandi,1916)


Kradibia giacominii (Grandi,1926)


Kradibia gibbosae (Hill,1967)


Kradibia hemsleyanae (Hill, 1969)


Kradibia hilli Wiebes, 1978


Kradibia jacobsi (Wiebes,1964)


Kradibia latipennis (Girault,1915)


Kradibia longicornis (Grandi,1926)


Kradibia midotis (Hill, 1969)


Kradibia mindanaensis (Hill, 1969)


Kradibia nigricorpus (Girault,1915)


Kradibia ordinata Wiebes,1993


Kradibia panchoi Wiebes,1993


Kradibia parvifoliae (Hill, 1969)


Kradibia philippinensis (Hill, 1969)


Kradibia queenslandica (Hoffmeyer,1929)


Kradibia rutherfordi indicum (Abdurahiman & Joseph, 1967)


Kradibia rutherfordi (Waterston,1920)


Kradibia saunders Wiebes, 1990


Kradibia semiauriceps (Girault,1927)


Kradibia sessilis (Hill, 1969)


Kradibia setigera Wiebes,1978


Kradibia subulatae (Hill, 1969)


Kradibia sumatrana (Grandi,1926)


Kradibia tentacularis (Grandi,1926)


Kradibia tetamba Wiebes,1993


Kradibia uniglandulosae (Hill, 1969)


Kradibia virgatae (Hill, 1969)


Kradibia wakefieldi Wiebes,1993


Kradibia wassae (Wiebes,1980)


Kradibia williamsi Wiebes,1993





Australia, China, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Japan, Madagascar, Malaysia, Papa New Guinea, Philippines, Réunion, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Uganda.


Hosts: Ficus (Moraceae), Ficus ampelas (Moraceae), Ficus conocephalifolia (Moraceae), Ficus copiosa (Moraceae), Ficus coronota (Moraceae), Ficus cumingii (Moraceae), Ficus exasperata (Moraceae), Ficus fraserii (Moraceae), Ficus irisana (Moraceae), Ficus wasa (Moraceae); Ficus subulata (Moraceae), Ficus tinctoria (Moraceae), Ficus virgata (Moraceae).


Cruaud, A., Jabbour-Zahab, R., Genson, G., Cruaud, C., Couloux, A., Kjellberg, F., van Noort, S. & Rasplus, J.Y. 2010. Laying the foundations for a new classification of Agaonidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea), a multilocus phylogenetic approach. Cladistics 26: 359-387.

Saunders, S.S. 1883. Descriptions of 3 new genera and species of fig insects allied to Blastophaga, from Calcutta, Australia, and Madagascar, with notes on their parasites and on the affinities of the respective races. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 1883:1-27, plt i-iii.

Waterston, J. 1920. Notes on fig insects, including descriptions of three new species and a new blastophagine genus. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 1920:128-136, 3 figs.



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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. 2023. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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