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Chrysis ignita Linnaeus, 1758

Chrysis ignita  Linnaeus, 1758
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Chorology: Palearctic
Chorology: Palearctic
Italian distribution of Chrysis ignita
Italian distribution







 

Help AiutoSystematic position of Chrysis ignita Linnaeus, 1758

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Chrysidini) Size (mm)
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Genus & species Chrysis ignita Linnaeus, 1758
Species group ignita
Original combination Sphex ignita Linnaeus, 1758
Type series Lectotypus ♀ des. by Day, 1979 (Mus.: London)
Original description S. glabra nitida, thorace viridi, abdomine aureo: apice quadridentato.
Habitat in muris Europae.

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Synonymy  
Systematic notes varieties: brevidens, curvidens, infuscata, uncifera

Help AiutoGeographic distribution of Chrysis ignita Linnaeus, 1758

World distribution
Type locality Europe
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic (Europe, Britain, Germany, Canarie, Italy, Algeria, URSS, Japan)
Linsenmaier Europe, N Africa, W Asia
Other Authors Palaearctic Region, India. Malta (Strumia, 1981)
Chorology Palearctic
Distribution notes  
Italian distribution according to the Checklist of the species of the Italian Fauna
Macroregion North (N): TRUE South (S): TRUE Sicily (Si): TRUE Sardinia (Sa): TRUE
Endemic FALSE
Italian distribution by Administrative Region (Personal evidences, Literature records and other sources)   
Adm. Region Literature records Personal records
Piemonte|Piedmont TRUE Buysson, 1890 (as ignita brevidens and ignita uncifera); Zavattari, 1911; Invrea, 1922 (as ignita, ignita brevidens and ignita curvidens; on telegraphic poles, on palissades, flowers of umbrellifers and of Sedum and on bushes of Rosa infested by aphids); Rosa, 2002a, b, 2005a; Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Valle d'Aosta|Aosta V. TRUE Micheli, 1930; Guiglia, 1932; Invrea, 1941 (from nests of Odynerus oviventris); Strumia, 1990, 2005; Rosa, 2002c, 2005a, 2006a, 2006b; TRUE
Lombardia|Lombardy TRUE Rosa, 2002a, 2002b, 2005a; Strumia, 2002, 2005; TRUE
Trentino Alto Adige TRUE Cobelli, 1903; Grandi, 1954; Marcuzzi, 1956; Bonelli, 1966 (as ignita brevidens); Erlandsson, 1972; Rosa, 2005a, 2006b; Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Veneto TRUE Giordani Soika, 1932 (parasitoid of Eumenes pomiformis and Odynerus (Ancistrocerus) parietum); Strumia, 1990, 2005; Rosa, 2005a, 2006b TRUE
Friuli V.G. TRUE Graffe, 1895; Ducke, 1901; Kusdas, 1958; Kusdas & Thurner, 1958; Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Liguria TRUE Scopoli, 1763 (as Sphex ignitus); Spinola, 1806; Mantero, 1899 (as ignita infuscata); Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Emilia Romagna TRUE Grandi, 1927, 1935, 1954 (as ignita brevidens), 1962; Roberti, Frilli & Pizzaghi, 1965; Zangheri, 1969 (as ignita brevidens); Rosa, 2005a, 2005b, 2006b; Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Toscana|Tuscany TRUE Rossi, 1790; Contarini, 1843; Buysson, 1890; Mantero, 1905 (as ignita infuscata and ignita uncifera); Grandi, 1929, 1936, 1954; Strumia, 1990, 1995 (ypt), 2002, 2005; Rosa, 2005a, 2006b; Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Umbria TRUE Rosal 2005a; TRUE
Marche TRUE Erlandsson, 1972; TRUE
Lazio TRUE Lepri, 1911 (as ignita uncifera); Strumia, 1990, 1996, 2005; Rosa, 2005; TRUE
Abruzzo TRUE Zavattari, 1915; Grandi, 1957; Erlandsson, 1972; Rosa, 2004, 2006b; Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Molise FALSE FALSE
Campania TRUE Buysson, 1890; Costa, 1858; FALSE
Puglia|Apulia FALSE FALSE
Basilicata TRUE Strumia, 2005; FALSE
Calabria TRUE Costa, 1882; Invrea, 1933 (as ignita brevidens); Strumia, 2005; FALSE
Sicilia|Sicily TRUE Ghiliani, 1843; Sichel, 1860; De Stefani, 1888; Buysson, 1890; Strumia, 2005; FALSE
Sardegna|Sardinia TRUE Costa, 1883; Mantero, 1905a (as ignita infuscata and ignita uncifera); Invrea, 1952; Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005; FALSE
Distribution notes

Help AiutoBiology of Chrysis ignita Linnaeus, 1758

Known Hosts
Polyphagous
TRUE
 
Tenthredinidae
FALSE
Vespidae
TRUE
Vespa rufa (Berland & Bernard, 1938)
Eumenidae
TRUE
Eumenes pomiformis and Odynerus (Ancistrocerus) parietum (Giordani Soika, 1932); from nests of Odynerus oviventris (Invrea, 1941); Eumenes unguiculata, E. coarctata, E. pomiformis, Symmorphus murarius, S. sinuatus, S. crassicornis, Ancistrocerus parietum, A. pictus, A. antilope, A. callosus, A. bifasciatus, Odynerus spinipes, O. parietum, O. laevipes (Berland & Bernard, 1938). Odynerus nigricornis (Linsenmaier, 1959), Euodynerus posticus in canne di Arundo phragmites (Grandi, 1961), Odynerus, Eumenes (Linsenmaier, 1969), Ancistrocerus parietum, A. scoticus (Morgan, 1984), Ancistrocerus trifasciatus (Petit, 1987), Symmorphus bifasciatus, Ancistrocerus gazella (Witt, 1998)
Masaridae
FALSE
Sphecidae
TRUE
Trypoxylon figulus, Philanthus triangulum, Cerceris ornata (Berland & Bernard, 1938)
Apidae
FALSE
Colletidae
TRUE
Colletes davesianus (Berland & Bernard, 1938)
Halictidae
FALSE
Megachilidae
TRUE
Osmia emarginata, O. caementaria, O. bicornis, Chelostoma florisomne (Berland & Bernard, 1938), Osmia rufa (Linsenmaier, 1959)
Anthophoridae
FALSE
Lepidoptera
FALSE
Notes on Hosts
Known Habitat
Habitat max. altitude: Trentino 1200 mts (Bonelli, 1966); old wood and poles (Invrea, 1920); on telegraphic poles and palissades (Invrea, 1922)
Plants for rest/refuge Ficus and Myrtus infested, Euphorbia (Invrea, 1920); flowers of umbrellifers and of Sedum and on bushes of Rosa infested by aphids (Invrea, 1922); infested leaves of Pyrus communis and Prunus laurocerasus, flowers of Tanacetum vulgare and of Angelica sylvestris (Petit, 1987); in holes of telegraphic poles (Invrea, 1920); in branches of Arundo phragmites (Grandi, 1961)
Parasites  
Biological notes  

For citation purposes:

Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P., 2014 : Chrysis ignita Linnaeus, 1758 . In: Chrysis.net Database of the Italian Chrysididae, interim version 19 December 2014 . URL: http://www.chrysis.net/database/.