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Megastigmus atlanticus
(atlas cypress seed chalcid)

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Megastigmus atlanticus (atlas cypress seed chalcid)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Megastigmus atlanticus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • atlas cypress seed chalcid
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Adult female of M. atlanticus, lateral view.
TitleAdult
CaptionAdult female of M. atlanticus, lateral view.
CopyrightAlain Roques
Adult female of M. atlanticus, lateral view.
AdultAdult female of M. atlanticus, lateral view.Alain Roques

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Megastigmus atlanticus Roques and Skrzypczynska

Preferred Common Name

  • atlas cypress seed chalcid

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hymenoptera
  •                         Family: Torymidae
  •                             Genus: Megastigmus
  •                                 Species: Megastigmus atlanticus

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

AlgeriaPresentNative
MoroccoPresent, WidespreadNative

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