Updated synthesis of biological habits of the world Megastigmus species recorded to date with a detail of the species present in Eastern and Southern Africa. The four bars on the top detail the chalcid feeding regimes. The following ones present the host plant families colonized by the phytophagous seed chalcids, splitted into angiosperms and conifers.

  Part of: Roques A, Copeland RS, Soldati L, Denux O, Auger-Rozenberg M-A (2016) Megastigmus seed chalcids (Hymenoptera, Torymidae) radiated much more on Angiosperms than previously considered. I- Description of 8 new species from Kenya, with a key to the females of Eastern and Southern Africa. ZooKeys 585: 51-124. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.585.7503