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Sycoscapter Saunders 

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Chalcidoidea; Family: Pteromalidae; Subfamily: Pteromalinae; Tribe: Otitesellini; Subtribe: Sycoryctina)

Sycoscapter Saunders 1883. Sycoscapter insignis Saunders 1883.


Sycoscapter species UAE
Sycoscapter species (ex Ficus sansibarica)

Sycoscapter australis (Froggatt,1900)


Sycoscapter cadenati (Risbec)


Sycoscapter conocephalus Wiebes 1964

Sycoscapter cornutus Wiebes


Sycoscapter gajimaru Ishii 1934


Sycoscapter gibbus Saunders


Sycoscapter huberi (Girault 1919)


Sycoscapter hirticola Nair, Abdurahiman & Joseph 1982


Sycoscapter infectorius (Joseph 1953)


Sycoscapter insignis Saunders 1883


Sycoscapter inubiae Ishii 1934


Sycoscapter kathuriensis Priyadarsanan & Abdurahiman 1997


Sycoscapter keralensis (Abdurahiman & Joseph 1975)


Sycoscapter miltoni (Girault 1931)


Sycoscapter montis Wiebes


Sycoscapter nayoshorum Priyadarsanan 2000


Sycoscapter nigrus (Risbec)


Sycoscapter punctatus Abdurahiman & Joseph 1975


Sycoscapter reticulatus (Wiebes 1966)


Sycoscapter senegalensis (Risbec)


Sycoscapter stabilis (Walker 1871)


Sycoscapter subaeneus (Girault 1915)


Sycoscapter tananarivensis (Risbec)


Sycoscapter tibialis Wiebes


Sycoscapter triformis Joseph 1957


Sycoscapter vijayaii Priyadarsanan 2000


Old World: Afrotropical, Oriental, Asutralasian regions.


Parasitoids of fig wasps. Recorded hosts: Ceratosolen dentifer (Agaoninae), Eupristina delhiensis (Agaoninae), Eupristina verticillata (Agaoninae), Kradibia gestroi (Agaoninae)


Saunders 1883. Further descriptions of insects infesting figs. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1883: 29-47, plts iv-x.


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


Next genus: Sycoscapteridea


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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