En Africa se han obtenido especies de Ormyrus en agallas de Agaonidae
en arboles del genero Ficus (Boucek et al.
(2009) estimated that the crown group of Agaonidae
could have originated any time between 54 and 216 Myr ago.
Chinese banyan is pollinated by Eupristina verticillata Waterston (Hymenoptera: Agaonidae
), which was purposely introduced to Hawaii in 1938 (Pemberton 1939).
Fig trees depend on host specific fig wasps (Agaonidae
) for pollination, and consequently cannot reproduce sexually in the absence of their associated pollinator species (Janzen 1979; Wiebes 1979; McKey 1989; Weiblen 2002; Cook & Rasplus 2003; Herre et al.
Coevolution of Ficus and Agaonidae
. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, vol.
Functionally male trees ("caprifigs") are the source of pollen and pollinators, specific gall wasps (Blastophaga psenes L., Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Agaonidae
Figs (i spp.) and fig wasps (Chalcidoidea, Agaonidae
): hypothesis for an ancient symbiosis.
(Hymenoptera Chalcidoidea) and Ficus (Moraceae): fig wasps and their figs, xv (Meso-American Pegoscapus).
(2009), who found that 4 out of 10 loci in Ceratosolen fusciceps Mayr (Hymenoptera: Agaonidae
) deviated from the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium (HWE), and the global test of deviation from the HWE equilibrium was significant (P < 0.01) even when only females were tested.
(1983) observed vertical stratification in the tropical forests of Panama, Papua-New Guinea and Brunei with a marked preference for certain groups of insects including Agaonidae
(Hymenoptera) in canopy areas.