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Cleptes pallipes Lepeletier, 1806

Cleptes pallipes  Lepeletier, 1806
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Chorology: Holarctic
Chorology: Holarctic
Italian distribution of Cleptes pallipes
Italian distribution







 

Help AiutoSystematic position of Cleptes pallipes Lepeletier, 1806

Subfamily & Tribe Cleptinae Size (mm)
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Genus & species Cleptes pallipes Lepeletier, 1806
Species group semiauratus
Original combination Cleptes pallipes Lepeletier, 1806
Type series Lectotypus ♀ des. by Morgan (1984) (Mus.: Paris)
Original description C. abdomine segmentis tribus, capite aureo. Antennes ferrugineuses de leur bas à leur milieu, noires dans l'autre moitié. Tête dorée (1). Corcelet doré en dessus, d'un verd bleuâtre en dessous et sous l'écusson. Les deux premiers segmens de l'abdomen ferrugineux; le troisième ferrugineux dans sa moitié antérieure, noir postérieurement. Pieds entièrement d'un ferrugineux pâle. Ailes un peu enfumées.
L'insecte décrit étoit une femelle. Je ne connois pas le mâle. Des environs de Paris.
(1) Dans les porte-tuyaux, toutes les couleur sont dorées; celle que nos appellons spécialemente dorée est d'un cuivreux brillant.
Synonymy Cleptes Diana Mocsáry, 1889: 46 1♂, Holotypus ♂; Greece (Budapest).
Cleptes semiauratus var. pallipes: Housiaux, 1922: 25 (frequent in Belgium).
Cleptes semiaurata var. pallipes: Berland & Bernard, 1938: 23 (in key).
Cleptes pallipes: sensu Linsenmaier, 1959: 10 (as synonym of C. semiauratus Linnaeus).
Cleptes pallipes: Morgan, 1984: 10 (desig. of Lectotypus, and C. pallipes (p. 7) as syn. of C. semiauratus).
Cleptes splendens: sensu Linsenmaier, 1997: 43, (44: colour illustration of C. semiauratus) = really C. pallipes).
Systematic notes From: Móczár, 2001: Cleptes pallipes Lepeletier was synonymised by Dahlbom (1854) with C. semiauratus like the most authors. Buysson (1892) reinstated from synonymy the species as a valid species. Móczár (1949 Figs 20-21) supported the validity on the basis of the male genitalia. Since that time the authors, excepting a few, follow C. pallipes as a valid species. The reason of the misunderstanding of the synonymy of C. pallipes was the want of the detailed description of the female of C. semiauratus. Some authors designate the type species of C. pallipes (Paris) as the lectotype of C. semiauratus, but not from the original C. semiauratus material depopsited in London (Linnaean Society Collection, Burlington House). Day (1979) labelled and designated the first C. semiauratus specimen as lectotype: Sphex semiaurata male, bearing the label "33", among the identified specimens by Richards in the Linnaean collection (London.). Kimsey published (1981) as holotype ♀ of Sphex semiaurata Linnaeus being in the Linnaean Society Collection, Burlington House, London, in spite of the fact that Kimsey delineated (1990) C. pallipes in Figs 11 and 12f, and not C. semiauratus.

Help AiutoGeographic distribution of Cleptes pallipes Lepeletier, 1806

World distribution
Type locality France (Paris)
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: SE Europe (France), S-SW URSS
Linsenmaier as semiauratus
Other Authors Hungary, Austria, Czech Rep., Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey, Armenia, Italy, Spain, France, Switzerland, Luxenbourg, Belgium, Nederland, Germany, Poland, Finland, Sweden, Russia, Sumatra, U.S.A. (NY), Canada (ON) (Móczár, 1997)
Chorology Holarctic
Distribution notes  
Italian distribution according to the Checklist of the species of the Italian Fauna
Macroregion North (N): TRUE South (S): FALSE Sicily (Si): FALSE 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 Móczár, 2001; Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Valle d'Aosta|Aosta V. TRUE Rosa, 2002c; Rosa, 2005a; TRUE
Lombardia|Lombardy TRUE Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Trentino Alto Adige TRUE Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Veneto TRUE Strumia, 2005; FALSE
Friuli V.G. TRUE Móczár, 2001; FALSE
Liguria TRUE Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005; FALSE
Emilia Romagna TRUE Rosa, 2005b; Rosa, 2006b; Strumia, 2005; FALSE
Toscana|Tuscany TRUE Strumia, 2005; FALSE
Umbria FALSE FALSE
Marche FALSE FALSE
Lazio TRUE Strumia, 2005; FALSE
Abruzzo TRUE Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Molise FALSE FALSE
Campania FALSE FALSE
Puglia|Apulia FALSE FALSE
Basilicata FALSE FALSE
Calabria FALSE FALSE
Sicilia|Sicily FALSE FALSE
Sardegna|Sardinia TRUE Buysson, 1891; FALSE
Distribution notes

Help AiutoBiology of Cleptes pallipes Lepeletier, 1806

Known Hosts
Polyphagous
FALSE
 
Tenthredinidae
TRUE
Vespidae
FALSE
Eumenidae
FALSE
Masaridae
FALSE
Sphecidae
FALSE
Apidae
FALSE
Colletidae
FALSE
Halictidae
FALSE
Megachilidae
FALSE
Anthophoridae
FALSE
Lepidoptera
FALSE
Notes on Hosts
Known Habitat
Habitat  
Plants for rest/refuge  
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Biological notes  

For citation purposes:

Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P., 2017 : Cleptes pallipes Lepeletier, 1806 . In: Chrysis.net Database of the Italian Chrysididae, interim version 26 June 2017 . URL: http://www.chrysis.net/database/.