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Hedychridium cupratum (Dahlbom, 1854)

Hedychridium cupratum  (Dahlbom, 1854)
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Chorology: S-European
Chorology: S-European
Italian distribution of Hedychridium cupratum
Italian distribution







 

Help AiutoSystematic position of Hedychridium cupratum (Dahlbom, 1854)

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Elampini) Size (mm)
Size (mm):
 
Genus & species Hedychridium cupratum (Dahlbom, 1854)
Species group ardens
Original combination Hedychrum cupratum Dahlbom, 1854
Type series Syntypi ♀♀ (Mus.: Berlin)
Original description Subparvum vix 2 lin. decimal. long. supra totum cupreo-igneum: fronte, thoracis margine antico et postico pectoreque viridibus; pronoto et dorsulo coriaceis opacis, illo crasse, hoc modice sparse punctatis, pedibus aureo-nitidus, alis subsordide hyalinis, in cellula radiali subcompleta fumosis.
Elampus cupratus Klug Mus. Berolin.
Habitat in Italia D. Rossi, in Helvetia D. Kriechbaumer.

Observ. ♀. Corpus ut in Hedychro minuto constructum. Caput griseo-pilosellum. Vertex cupreus, aeneo-maculatus, punctato-subrugulosus. Frons viridi-subaurata, nitida coriaceo subrugulosa. Antennae mediocres fuscae; scapus e cupreo resplendens. Clipeus 1. medio viridis et utrinque virescenti-aureus 1. totus cupreus. Mandibulae nigro-piceae, ante apicem laete brunneae, basi cupreae. Palpi fusci. Thorax sparse griseo – pilosellus. Pronotum irregulariler coriaceo-rugulosum: pars antica humilior viridis, ad centrum marginis antici foveola profunda nigro-aenea, — pars postica paullulum elevatior aureo-cuprea punctis crassiusculis adspersa. Mesonotum punctis et punctulis adspersum: dorsulum coriaceo-subopacum, scutellum nitidum. Postscutellum conspicue punctato-reticulatum viridi-auratum; mesopleurae simillime sculptae et pictae; reliquae thoracis partes subaureo-virides. Abdomen igneo-cupreum nitidissimum sparse griseo-pilosellum subtiliter punctulalum. Venter inaequaliler concaviusculus nitidus parce pilosello - punctulatus nigro-piceus, segmento 2:do utrinque macula maxima viridi-aurata. Pedes griseo-pilosi, aureo-virides, femora et tibiae ad certum situm luminis a colore cupreo splendidissima observantur. Alarum tegulae cupreo aeneae nitidae; venae firmae nigro-piceae; venula transverso-medialis aurato-inflexa.
Synonymy Hedychrum cupratum Dahlbom, 1854: 84. Syntypi ♀♀, Italy and Switzerland (Berlin)
Systematic notes  

Help AiutoGeographic distribution of Hedychridium cupratum (Dahlbom, 1854)

World distribution
Type locality Italy, Switzerland
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: Italy, Switzerland
Linsenmaier Alpine Arc to 2000 mts, Spain, France, Morocco (?)
Other Authors Europe
Chorology S-European
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): FALSE
Endemic FALSE
Italian distribution by Administrative Region (Personal evidences, Literature records and other sources)   
Adm. Region Literature records Personal records
Piemonte|Piedmont TRUE Buysson, 1891 (as Hedychridium integrum); Invrea, 1922 (on flowers of Sedum acre L.); Trautmann, 1927 (as Hedychridium integrum cupratum), 1941 (as Hedychridium integrum cupratum); Rosa, 2005; Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Valle d'Aosta|Aosta V. TRUE Invrea, 1941 (as Hedychridium integrum cupratum); Rosa, 2002c, 2005a, 2006a; Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Lombardia|Lombardy TRUE Trautmann, 1927 (as Hedychridium integrum cupratum); TRUE
Trentino Alto Adige TRUE Invrea, 1941 (as H. integrum cupratum from nest of Odynerus oviventris); Marcuzzi, 1956 (as Hedychridium integrum cupratum); Bonelli, 1966 (as Hedychridium integrum cupratum); Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Veneto FALSE FALSE
Friuli V.G. TRUE Trautmann, 1927 (as Hedychridium integrum cupratum); FALSE
Liguria FALSE FALSE
Emilia Romagna FALSE FALSE
Toscana|Tuscany FALSE FALSE
Umbria FALSE FALSE
Marche FALSE FALSE
Lazio FALSE FALSE
Abruzzo FALSE FALSE
Molise FALSE FALSE
Campania FALSE FALSE
Puglia|Apulia FALSE FALSE
Basilicata FALSE FALSE
Calabria FALSE FALSE
Sicilia|Sicily FALSE FALSE
Sardegna|Sardinia FALSE FALSE
Distribution notes

Help AiutoBiology of Hedychridium cupratum (Dahlbom, 1854)

Known Hosts
Polyphagous
TRUE
 
Tenthredinidae
FALSE
Vespidae
FALSE
Eumenidae
TRUE
from nest of Odynerus oviventris (Invrea, 1941)
Masaridae
FALSE
Sphecidae
TRUE
Gorytes lunatus (Berland & Bernard, 1938)
Apidae
FALSE
Colletidae
FALSE
Halictidae
FALSE
Megachilidae
FALSE
Anthophoridae
FALSE
Lepidoptera
FALSE
Notes on Hosts
Known Habitat
Habitat max. altitude: Alpine Arc to 2100 mts (Linsenmaier, 1987);
Plants for rest/refuge flowers of Sedum acre L. (Invrea, 1922)
Parasites  
Biological notes  

For citation purposes:

Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P., 2017 : Hedychridium cupratum (Dahlbom, 1854) . In: Chrysis.net Database of the Italian Chrysididae, interim version 26 February 2017 . URL: http://www.chrysis.net/database/.