Fopius myolejae (Tobias, 1977)

Taxonomic History / Nomenclature
Originally described in the genus Opius by Tobias 1977.
Biosteres (Chilotrichia) myolejae; Fischer 1983
Fopius myolejae; Wharton 1997
See comments under the Fopuis persulcatus species group on the Fopius page. Known only from the original description.
Diagnosis and Relationships
A tabular summary of morphological features that facilitates comparison of the known species of Fopius is provided by Wharton (1999).
Striate sculpture on the second metasomal tergum and frons densely covered with large punctures is characteristic of this and other members of the Fopius persulcatus species group.
Know from far eastern Russia.
Biology / Hosts
Reared from Myoleja sinensis (Zia) infesting fruits of the honeysuckle Lonicera maacki. Acidiella angustifascia Hering is also listed as a host in the original description, but no host plant is given.

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