Updated On : Sunday, 27 February, 2022 12:51:22 PM

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FIG WASPS
that breed in fruits of
Ficus racemosa 聚果榕

FIG WASPS that breed in fruits of Ficus racemosa 聚果榕

A - POLLINATOR

Male 3.5mm

Female
Antenna 0.5mm
Body 2.3mm
Ovipositor 1.0mm

 

 

B - NON POLLINATORS
(all unidentified)

 

Male 3.0mm
Male 3.4mm

 

Female  ♀0.7+2.2+9mm
Female  0.8+2.4+3.5mm
Female  0.7+2.5+5.5mm

All wasps species in this chart were found from 20 fruits collected from a tree in Tanjung Aru on 2021-08-11


Tree Trunk Figs
聚果榕 Ficus racemosa
Monoecious 雌雄同株
Ceratosolen fusciceps, the fig wasp pollinating Ficus racemosa,

 

Male 3.5mm
Female Antina 0.7mm
Body 2.3mm
Ovipositor 1.0mm

 

The Fruit is 31.9mm

Ceratosolen fusciceps, the fig wasp pollinating Ficus racemosa,

 

Ceratosolen fusciceps
POLLINATOR of
Ficus racemosa 聚果榕

 

Ficus racemosa is pollinated by a single population of a single agaonid wasp species all over continental South-East Asia.

This fig tree species widely distributed from India to Australia.

 



聚果榕 Ficus racemosa
Shangri-la Tg Aru Resort 2021-04-10 SAT

An unidentified NON-POLLINATING fig wasp
that also breed in the fig, but which play no role in the pollination process.
♀2.25mm+4mm
Non-pollinators fig wasp lay eggs through the fig skin early in fruit development.





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