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Chrysis ruddii Shuckart, 1837

Chrysis ruddii  Shuckart, 1837
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Chorology: European
Chorology: European
Italian distribution of Chrysis ruddii
Italian distribution







 

Help AiutoSystematic position of Chrysis ruddii Shuckart, 1837

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Chrysidini) Size (mm)
Size (mm):
 
Genus & species Chrysis ruddii Shuckart, 1837
Species group ignita
Original combination Chrysis ruddii Shuckard, 1837
Type series Syntypi (Mus.: ?)
Original description Head, first and second joints of the antennae, and legs, excepting the tarsi, of a rich green or blue, more or less splashed with gold; the collar and scutellum more or less cupreus; the tarsi and flagellum of the antennae black: the abdomen of a rich carmine pink, opaque, and occasionally with a golden glow, very densely and minutely punctured with a slight longitudinal carina along the centre, becoming obsolete on the third segment: the terminal teeth approximating to Var. 2 of Chry. ignita. Length 4-5 lines.

It will be expected that I should give my reasons for considering this, which has the same distribution of colour as all the varieties of the C. ignita, a distinct species, and why I treat those merely as varieties. I may refer to my observations under that species for some reasons; others are, the minutely punctured abdomen, its invariably carmine pink colour, and the coppery refulgence, always in some degree present, of the prothorax and scutellum. I have much pleasure in dedicating this elegant species to my kind friend the Rev. G.T. Rudd, he having first attracted my attention to it by some splendid specimens from the New Forest. His claims upon entomologists for his discoveries in the obscure families of the Staphylinidae and of the Ichneumones adsciti, justify also a departure from the rigid rules of scientific nomenclature, which are but too frequently sinned against to record merely a private friendship. This species has occurred near London, and in the New Forest, Hampshire.
Synonymy auripes Wesm., comosa Haupt
Systematic notes  

Help AiutoGeographic distribution of Chrysis ruddii Shuckart, 1837

World distribution
Type locality Britain (London and Hampshire)
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: Europe (Britain)
Linsenmaier Europe, Alps, Anatolia
Other Authors Mediterranean area
Chorology European
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 Invrea, 1941 (over 2,000 mts); Rosa, 2005a; TRUE
Valle d'Aosta|Aosta V. TRUE Invrea, 1941; Rosa, 2002c, 2005a, 2006a; Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Lombardia|Lombardy TRUE Mocsáry, 1889; Invrea, 1941; Rosa, 2005a; TRUE
Trentino Alto Adige TRUE Cobelli, 1903, 1910; Invrea, 1941; Marcuzzi, 1956; Bonelli, 1970; Rosa, 2005a; TRUE
Veneto FALSE FALSE
Friuli V.G. TRUE Kusdas & Thurner, 1958; TRUE
Liguria TRUE Mantero, 1899; Invrea, 1941; Rosa, 2005; TRUE
Emilia Romagna FALSE FALSE
Toscana|Tuscany TRUE Invrea, 1941; Strumia, 2003, 2005; TRUE
Umbria FALSE FALSE
Marche TRUE Invrea, 1941; TRUE
Lazio FALSE FALSE
Abruzzo FALSE TRUE
Molise FALSE FALSE
Campania FALSE FALSE
Puglia|Apulia FALSE FALSE
Basilicata FALSE FALSE
Calabria FALSE FALSE
Sicilia|Sicily TRUE De Stefani, 1888; FALSE
Sardegna|Sardinia FALSE FALSE
Distribution notes

Help AiutoBiology of Chrysis ruddii Shuckart, 1837

Known Hosts
Polyphagous
TRUE
 
Tenthredinidae
FALSE
Vespidae
FALSE
Eumenidae
TRUE
Eumenes unguiculata, E. coarctata, E. infundibuliformis, Ancistrocerus parietum, A. oviventris, A. trinauriae, Odynerus spinipes, O. reniformis (Berland & Bernard, 1938), Ancistrocerus oviventris (Witt, 1998)
Masaridae
FALSE
Sphecidae
FALSE
Apidae
FALSE
Colletidae
FALSE
Halictidae
FALSE
Megachilidae
TRUE
Osmia adunca, O. caementaria, O. spinolae, ?Anthidium (Berland & Bernard, 1938), Osmia ravouxi Pér. (Petit, 1970)
Anthophoridae
FALSE
Lepidoptera
FALSE
Notes on Hosts
Known Habitat
Habitat over 2,000 mts (Invrea, 1941)
Plants for rest/refuge  
Parasites  
Biological notes  

For citation purposes:

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