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Megastigmus borriesi
(fir seed chalcid)

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Megastigmus borriesi (fir seed chalcid)

Summary

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  • 25 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Megastigmus borriesi
  • Preferred Common Name
  • fir seed chalcid
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Megastigmus borriesi Crosby

Preferred Common Name

  • fir 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 borriesi

Distribution Table

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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

Asia

JapanPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-HokkaidoPresentNative
-HonshuPresentNative
-KyushuPresentNative
-Ryukyu IslandsPresentNative
-ShikokuPresentNative

Europe

DenmarkPresent, LocalizedIntroducedInvasive

Habitat List

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial

References

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Jensen TS; Ochsner P, 1999. Indigenous and introduced seed chalcids in Denmark - with a revised key to the Danish species (Hymenoptera: Torymidae). Entomologiske Meddelelser, 67(2):47-56; 17 ref.

Kamijo K, 1962. A revision of the Megastigminae occuring in Japan (Taxonomic studies on the Torymidae of Japan, I). Insecta Matsumurana, 25:18-40.

Kobayashi K, 1981. Cone and seed insects of Japanese conifers. In: IUFRO, ed, Proceedings of the 17th IUFRO World Congress. Ibaraki: Forestry and Products Research Institute, 455-461.

Distribution References

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Jensen T S, Ochsner P, 1999. Indigenous and introduced seed chalcids in Denmark - with a revised key to the Danish species (Hymenoptera: Torymidae). Entomologiske Meddelelser. 67 (2), 47-56.

Kamijo K, 1962. A revision of the Megastigminae occuring in Japan (Taxonomic studies on the Torymidae of Japan, I). In: Insecta Matsumurana, 25 18-40.

Kobayashi K, 1981. Cone and seed insects of Japanese conifers. [Proceedings of the 17th IUFRO World Congress], [ed. by IUFRO]. Ibaraki, Forestry and Products Research Institute. 455-461.

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