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Genus Pleistodontes

Fig wasp - Pleistodontes imperialis - female Fig Wasp - Pleistodontes imperialis - female Fig Wasp - Pleistodontes imperialis - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" (parasitic Apocrita))
Superfamily Chalcidoidea (Chalcid Wasps)
Family Agaonidae (Fig wasps)
Subfamily Agaoninae
Genus Pleistodontes
Explanation of Names
Pleistodontes Saunders 1882
Numbers
A single (adventive) species in our area, 25 spp. total(1)
Range
native to Australasia(1)
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