“I now name the species P[egoscapus] franki to Steven A. Frank, in recognition of his valuable contributions to our knowledge of the morphology and behaviour of figs and fig-wasps.” (Wiebes 1995)

Wiebes, J. T. 1995. Agaonidae (Hymenoptera Chalcidoidea) and Ficus (Moraceae): fig wasps and their figs, xv (Meso-American Pegoscapus). Proc. Kon. Ned. Akad. v. Wetensch. 98:167-183.

The full species description from Wiebes 1995 follows: