Fopius myolejae (Tobias, 1977)
See comments under the Fopuis persulcatus species group on the Fopius page. Known only from the original description.
Taxonomic History / Nomenclature
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.
Diagnosis and Relationships
A tabular summary of morphological features that facilitates comparison of the known species of Fopius is provided by Wharton (1999).
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.