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Hedychridium ardens (Coquebert, 1801)

Hedychridium ardens  (Coquebert, 1801)
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Chorology: Central-European
Chorology: Central-European
Italian distribution of Hedychridium ardens
Italian distribution







 

Help AiutoSystematic position of Hedychridium ardens (Coquebert, 1801)

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Elampini) Size (mm)
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Genus & species Hedychridium ardens (Coquebert, 1801)
Species group ardens
Original combination Chrysis ardens Coquebert, 1801
Type series Holotype (Mus.: Paris)
Original description Chrysis aureo-purpurea, nitida; thorace postice cyaneo; ano integro. Dom. Latreille.
Habitat Burdigalae, à Dom. Dargelas communicatus D. Latr.
Statura C. lucidulae. Corpus supra aureo-purpureum, nitidum, sparsim subpubescens, punctatum. Antennae nigrae, articulo primo viridi-aureo. Frons cyanea, viridi aureo superne marginata. Thorax margine antico viridi-aureo, postice lateribusque sub alis cyaneis, punctis duobus late excavatis ad apicem. Alae fuscae, nervis nigricantibus, margine postico fasciis viridibus purpureisque alternis; anticae linea hyalina, apice bifida. Abdomen supra in medio magis purpurascens, infra nigricans. Pectus coerulescens. Pedes femoribus viridi coeruleis, tibiis cupreis, plantis fuscis. D. Latr.
Synonymy Chrysis ardens, 1801: 59. Holotypus ♀, France (Paris?).
Hedychrum minutum Lepeletier, 1806: 122. Lectotypus ♀ (Kimsey, 1986), France (Paris).
Hedychrum carinulatum Schenck, 1861: 178. Syntypi, Germany (Frankfurt?).
Hedychrum minutum var. viridimarginale Buysson (in André), 1893: 198. Syntypi ♂ and ♀, France (Paris).
Hedychrum minutum var. cinctum Buysson (in André), 1893: 199. Syntypi ♂ and ♀, France (Paris)
Systematic notes  

Help AiutoGeographic distribution of Hedychridium ardens (Coquebert, 1801)

World distribution
Type locality France (Bordeaux)
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: Europe (France), N Africa, Middle East, (Mongolia)
Linsenmaier Europe, N Africa, Palestine
Other Authors Palaearctic Region
Chorology Central-European
Distribution notes The distribution of ardens (Coq.) is Central-European, probably up to Siberia. All the other southern-European distribution data are referrable to different species, i.e. jucundum Mocs.
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 Invrea, 1922 (on flowers of Sedum acre L.); Strumia, 2005; FALSE
Valle d'Aosta|Aosta V. TRUE Rosa, 2002c; FALSE
Lombardia|Lombardy FALSE FALSE
Trentino Alto Adige TRUE Strumia, 2005; FALSE
Veneto FALSE FALSE
Friuli V.G. TRUE Kusdas, 1958; FALSE
Liguria TRUE Mantero, 1899; FALSE
Emilia Romagna FALSE Grandi, 1927 (as Hedychridium minutum), 1931 (as Hedychridium minutum), 1954; Zangheri, 1969; Strumia, 2005; FALSE
Toscana|Tuscany TRUE Mantero, 1905 (as Hedychridium minutum); Grandi, 1936 (as Hedychridium minutum); Strumia, 2002; FALSE
Umbria FALSE FALSE
Marche FALSE FALSE
Lazio TRUE Strumia, 2005; FALSE
Abruzzo TRUE Strumia, 2005; FALSE
Molise FALSE FALSE
Campania FALSE FALSE
Puglia|Apulia FALSE FALSE
Basilicata FALSE FALSE
Calabria FALSE FALSE
Sicilia|Sicily FALSE De Stefani, 1888 (as Hedychrum); Trautmann, 1922; Strumia, 2005; FALSE
Sardegna|Sardinia FALSE Mantero, 1906 (as Hedychridium minutum); Strumia, 2005; FALSE
Distribution notes Mostly of the historical records need a confirmation. The real distribution of ardens (Coq.) in Italy is limited to the Alpine arc.

Help AiutoBiology of Hedychridium ardens (Coquebert, 1801)

Known Hosts
Polyphagous
TRUE
 
Tenthredinidae
FALSE
Vespidae
FALSE
Eumenidae
TRUE
Odynerus sinuatus (Berland & Bernard, 1938)
Masaridae
FALSE
Sphecidae
TRUE
Oxybelus elegantulus and bipunctatus, Tachysphex nitidus (Berland & Bernard, 1938), Oxybelus, Tachysphex (Linsenmaier, 1969), probable Tachysphex pompiliformis (Pz.) and T. nitidus (Spin.) (Else, 1973), Tachysphex pompiliformis, T. nitidus species group, Oxybelus bipunctatus (Witt, 1998)
Apidae
FALSE
Colletidae
FALSE
Halictidae
TRUE
Halictus curtus (Berland & Bernard, 1938), Halictus (Linsenmaier, 1969)
Megachilidae
FALSE
Anthophoridae
FALSE
Lepidoptera
FALSE
Notes on Hosts
Known Habitat
Habitat max. altitude: high mountain 2000 mts (Berland & Bernard, 1938); Alpine arc.; sandy soils (Invrea, 1920)
Plants for rest/refuge flowers of Echinophora spinosa, Daucus carota (Invrea, 1920), Sedum acre L. (Invrea, 1922), Euphorbia paralias, Mentha rotundifolia (Invrea, 1922), Crepis (Betts, 1986); in Centranthus ruber D.C. (Invrea, 1920);
Parasites  
Biological notes  

For citation purposes:

Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P., 2014 : Hedychridium ardens (Coquebert, 1801) . In: Chrysis.net Database of the Italian Chrysididae, interim version 31 October 2014 . URL: http://www.chrysis.net/database/.