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Paradiglyphosema Lin

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Cynipoidea; Family: Figitidae; Subfamily: Eucoilinae)

Paradiglyphosema Lin, 1988

Paradiglyphosema species


Mainly Oriental, but also extending into equatorial Afrotropics. Afrotropical region: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda.


Hosts not observed, but expected to be leaf-mining Agromyzidae (Buffington 2011).


Buffington, M.L. 2011. Description, circumscription and phylogenetics of the Diglyphosematini Belizin, 1961, and the description of a new genus (Hymenoptera: Figitidae: Eucoilinae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 113: 239-290.

Lin, K.S. 1988. The Eucoilidae from Taiwan (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea). Journal of Taiwan Museum 41 (2): 1-66.



Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa)

Matt Buffington (Systematic Entomology Laboratory, USDA/ARS) and Mattias Forshage (Swedish Museum of Natural History) both played an integral role in the development of the Cynipoidea pages.

Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)


Citation: van Noort, S. 2024. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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