Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Agaonidae

Agaonidae

Fig wasps

This family is strictly bound to the species-rich plant genus Ficus. The larvae develop within individual fruits inside the syconium. Strict monophagy is common, and in most cases the wasp plays a crucial role in the plant’s pollination.

references

Gauld & Bolton (1988a).

29/11/2014

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