Fopius ottotomoanus Fullaway, 1957

See comments under the Fopius desideratus species group on the Fopius page.
Taxonomic History / Nomenclature
The generic names Opius and Biosteres have been used in the past for this species. This species was initially described as Opius ottotomoanus by Fullaway (1957). The combination Fopius ottotomoanus Fullaway, 1957 was first used by Wharton (1997).
The presence of large subapical nodes on the ovipositor and reduced setation on the ovipositor sheath are characteristics of this and other members of the Fopius desideratus species group.
Diagnosis and Relationships
A tabular summary of morphological features that facilitates comparison of the known species of Fopius is provided by Wharton (1999).
Introduced to Hawaii, but possibly never released in the field.
Biology / Hosts
Undetermined species of Dacus infesting cucurbits in Cameroon (Fullaway 1957).