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Chrysis leachii Shuckard, 1837

Chrysis leachii  Shuckard, 1837
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Chorology: Europeo-Mediterranean
Chorology: Europeo-Mediterranean
Italian distribution of Chrysis leachii
Italian distribution







 

Help AiutoSystematic position of Chrysis leachii Shuckard, 1837

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Chrysidini) Size (mm)
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Genus & species Chrysis leachii Shuckard, 1837
Species group leachii-succincta
Original combination Chrysis leachii Shuckard, 1837
Type series Typus ?
Original description Face and occiput blue; vertex green; prothorax, mesothorax, and scutellum, of a rich golden red, with their sutures playing into a deep blue-green; metathorax blue; abdomen, with the first segment, of a golden green, playing into blue; the second and third, as far as its transverse ridge, of a rich golden red, with a centrah elevated, longitudinal, blue line passing down the second; the apical portion of the third segment blue; the femorae, tibiae, and first joint of the antennae, of a golden green; the flagellum of the latter black; the tarsi piceous; the wings hyaline; the head and thorax are deeply punctured, and the abdomen delicately so. (Length, 2 lines.)
This very beautiful species stands as "Chrysis nitidula ?" in the collection of the British Museum; but Fabricius having described one by that name from America, I have altered it to the name of a gentleman, who deservedly stands high in the estimation of all naturalists, and especially of entomologists.
Synonymy  
Systematic notes  

Help AiutoGeographic distribution of Chrysis leachii Shuckard, 1837

World distribution
Type locality unknown
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: Europe (Britain), Turkey, Middle East
Linsenmaier S France, Italy, S Switzerland, Germany, Poland, Austria, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Dalmatia, Corfu, Greece, Anatolia
Other Authors Mediterranean area
Chorology Europeo-Mediterranean
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): FALSE
Endemic FALSE
Italian distribution by Administrative Region (Personal evidences, Literature records and other sources)   
Adm. Region Literature records Personal records
Piemonte|Piedmont TRUE Gribodo, 1874; Invrea, 1922 (on umbrellifers and on Rosa with aphids); Rosa, 2002c, 2005; Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Valle d'Aosta|Aosta V. TRUE Rosa, 2002c, 2005a; 2006a; TRUE
Lombardia|Lombardy TRUE Rosa, 2002a, 2002b, 2005a; Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Trentino Alto Adige TRUE Cobelli, 1903; Marcuzzi, 1956; Bonelli, 1966; Hellrigl, 1996; Rosa, 2005a; TRUE
Veneto FALSE TRUE
Friuli V.G. TRUE Graffe, 1895 (on umbrellifers and on Euphorbia); Ducke, 1901; Kusdas, 1958; Kusdas & Thurner, 1958; FALSE
Liguria TRUE Mantero, 1899 (probable parasitoid of Tachysphex nitidus Spin.); Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Emilia Romagna TRUE Grandi, 1927, 1931, 1954; Rosa, 2005b; Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Toscana|Tuscany TRUE Buysson, 1890; Mantero, 1905; Grandi, 1929, 1959; Strumia, 2002, 2005; Rosa, 2005a, 2006b; TRUE
Umbria FALSE FALSE
Marche TRUE Erlandsson, 1972; FALSE
Lazio TRUE Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Abruzzo TRUE Rosa, 2004; TRUE
Molise FALSE FALSE
Campania FALSE TRUE
Puglia|Apulia FALSE FALSE
Basilicata FALSE FALSE
Calabria FALSE FALSE
Sicilia|Sicily TRUE De Stefani, 1888; Mocsáry, 1889; Arnone & Romano, 1995; TRUE
Sardegna|Sardinia TRUE Strumia, 2005; FALSE
Distribution notes

Help AiutoBiology of Chrysis leachii Shuckard, 1837

Known Hosts
Polyphagous
FALSE
 
Tenthredinidae
FALSE
Vespidae
FALSE
Eumenidae
FALSE
Masaridae
FALSE
Sphecidae
TRUE
?Tachysphex nitidus Spin. (Mantero, 1899); Tracheliodes quinquenotatus, Diodontus minutus, Miscophus bicolor (Berland & Bernard, 1938), Diodontus minutus F. and Tracheliodes quinquenotatus Jur. (Grandi, 1951, 1961), Miscophus bicolor (Linsenmaier, 1959)
Apidae
FALSE
Colletidae
FALSE
Halictidae
FALSE
Megachilidae
FALSE
Anthophoridae
FALSE
Lepidoptera
FALSE
Notes on Hosts
Known Habitat
Habitat  
Plants for rest/refuge umbrellifers and Euphorbia (Graffe, 1895); infested leaves of Peach and Orange and Myrtus, Daucus (Invrea, 1920); umbrellifers and Rosa with aphids (Invrea, 1922); in Rubus (Invrea, 1920)
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For citation purposes:

Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P., 2017 : Chrysis leachii Shuckard, 1837 . In: Chrysis.net Database of the Italian Chrysididae, interim version 23 May 2017 . URL: http://www.chrysis.net/database/.