Fopius niger (Sz├ępligeti, 1913)

Remarks
See comments under Fopius desideratus species group on the Fopius page.
Diagnosis and Relationships
A tabular summary of morphological features that facilitates comparison of the known species of Fopius is provided by Wharton (1999).
Description
The presence of large subapical nodes on the ovipositor and reduced setation on the ovipositor sheath are characteristic of this and other members of the Fopius desideratus species group.
Distribution
Described from Tanzania, but also occurs in Kenya.
Biology / Hosts
Published host record limited to Dacus humeralis (Bezzi), a pest of cucurbits (Wharton and Gilstrap 1983).
Map

There are no specimens currently determined for this OTU, or those specimens determined for this OTU are not yet mappable.