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Ficus and fig wasp references


(Life; Embryophyta (plants); Angiospermae (flowering plants); Eudicotyledons; Order: Rosales; Family: Moraceae; Genus: Ficus)

This list has yet to become a comprehensive compilation. Ideally we would like to develop a resource that includes all publications dealing with any aspect of life associated with fig trees. Please send details of additional or missing publications to Simon van Noort.



























Yafuso, M., Adaniya, S. & Yukawa, J. 2013. Host plant manipulation by fig gall midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) which induce emergence projections on flower galls in the syconia of Ficus microcarpa (Moraceae). Entomological Science. doi: 10.1111/ens.12025

Yamagiwa, J., Mwanza, N., Yumoto, T. & Maruhashi, T. 1994. Seasonal Change In The Composition Of The Diet Of Eastern Lowland Gorillas. Primates 35, 1-14.

Yang, C.Y., Wang, R.W. Zhao, G.F. & Yang. D.R. 2005. Diet of Non-pollinating Wasps and Their Impact on the Stability of Fig-pollinator Wasp Mutualism. Zoological Research 26: 379-383.

Yang, D., Li, C. & Yang, B. 1997. Studies On Animal Structure And Biodiversity On Ficus In The Tropical Rain Forest Of Xishuangbanna, China. Zoological Research 18, 189-196.

Yang Da-Rong, Peng Yan-Qiong, Song Qi-Shi, Zhang Guang-ming, Wang Rui-Wu, Zhao Ting-Zhou, Wang Qiu-Yan, 2002. Pollination biology of Ficus hispida in the tropical rainforest of Xishuangbanna, China. Acta Botanica Sinica 44 (5): 519-526.

Yang, Pei.; Zongbo Li; Yanqiong Peng; Darong Yang. 2012. Exchange of hosts: can agaonid fig wasps reproduce successfully in the figs of non-host Ficus? Naturwissenschaften 99, 199.

Yeo, C. K. & Tan, H. T. W. 2009. Variation in reproductive output of Ficus superba despite aseasonal reproduction. Plant Ecology, 205: 235-248.

Yokohama J., 1994. Molecular phylogeny and coevolution. Plant species Biology, 9: 163-167.

Yokoyama J. 1995. Insect-plant coevolution and speciation. In Biodiversity and Evolution, ed. R Arai, M Kato, Y Doi, pp. 11530. Tokyo: Natl. Sci. Mus. Found.  

Yokoyama, J. 1996. The occurrence of Eupristina (Parapristina) verticillata Waterston (Hymenoptera, Agaonidae) in the Bonin Islands. Japanese Journal of Entomology. 64(1):91-92.

Yokoyama J. 2003. Cospeciation of figs and fig wasps: a case study of endemic species pairs in the Ogasawara Islands. Population Ecology 45:249256.

Yokoyama, J. & Iwatsuki, K. 1994. New records of four fig wasps (Hymenoptera, Agaonidae) from Japan. Japanese Journal of Entomology. 62(3):615-616.

Yokoyama, J. & Iwatsuki, K. 1998. A faunal survey of fig-wasps (Chalcidoidea: Hymenoptera) distributed in Japan and their associations with figs (Ficus: Moraceae). Entomological Science. 1(1):37-46.

Yu, D. 2001. Parasites of mutualisms. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 72:529546.

Yu, D. W., Ridley, J., Jousselin, E., Herre, E.A., Compton, S.G.A., Cook, J.M., Moore, J.C. and G.D. Weiblen. 2004. Oviposition strategies, host coercion, and the stable exploitation of figs by wasps. Proc. Roy. Soc., series B. 271: 1185-1195.

Yu, H, Zhao, N, Chen, Y & Herre, EA. 2008. Male and female reproductive success in the dioecious fig, Ficus hirta Vahl. in Guangdong Province, China: Implications for the relative stability of dioecy and monoecy. Symbiosis 45: 121128.

Yu, Hui; John D Nason; Xuejun Ge; Jiqing Zeng. 2010. Slatkin's Paradox: when direct observation and realized gene flow disagree. A case study in Ficus. Mol. Ecol. 19, 4441.

Yu, Y. T. 1998. Migration And Stopover Ecology Of Oriental Reed Warbler Acrocephalus orientalis At Mai Po Marshes Nature Reserve, Hong Kong. Unpublished B.Sc. Thesis, University Of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Yumoto, T. 1999. Seed Dispersal By Salvin's Currasow, Mitu Salvini (Cracidae), In A Tropical Forest Of Colombia: Direct Measurement Of Dispersal Distance. Biotropica 31, 654-660.

Yumoto, T., Noma, N. & Maruhashi, T. 1998. Cheek-Pouch Dispersal Of Seeds By Japanese Monkey (Macaca Fuscata Yakui) On Yakushima Island, Japan. Primates, 39, 325-338.

Yumoto, T., Yamigawa, J., Muraza, N. & Maruhashi, T. 1994. List Of Plant Species Identified In Kahuzi-Biega National Park, Zaire. Tropics 3, 295-308.

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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