Platyscapa is a genus of 19 species of pollinating fig wasps found in Africa and Madagascar, Middle East, southern Asia and the Indo-Pacific islands. They are pollinators of Ficus species belonging to subsections Conosycea and Urostigma.[2]

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Agaonidae
Genus: Platyscapa
Motschoulsky, 1863[1]
Type species
Platyscapa frontalis
Motschulsky, 1863

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  1. ^ Motschulsky, V. de. 1863. Essai d'un catalogue des insectes de l'Ile Ceylon (Suite). Byulleten' Moskovskogo Obshchestva Ispytateley Prirody (Otdel Biologicheskiy). 36(3):1-153.
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