Odontofroggatia galili Wiebes, 1980

Hymenoptera, Agaonidae

on Ficus

gall

the female oviposits into individual florets within the young fig, that develop into galls. She does not enter the fig but bores through its wall to reach the florets, by means of an elongated ovipositor that when not in use lies coiled in her gaster.

hostplants

Moraceae, narrowly monophagous

Ficus microcarpa.

references

Crompton (1989a), Mifsud, Falzon, Malumphy ao (2012a).

14/05/2017

mod 27.vi.2018