Fopius niger (Sz├ępligeti, 1913)

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).
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.
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).

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