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Philoctetes punctulatus (Dahlbom, 1854)

Philoctetes punctulatus  (Dahlbom, 1854)
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Chorology: Mediterranean
Chorology: Mediterranean
Italian distribution of Philoctetes punctulatus
Italian distribution







 

Help AiutoSystematic position of Philoctetes punctulatus (Dahlbom, 1854)

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Elampini) Size (mm)
Size (mm):
 
Genus & species Philoctetes punctulatus (Dahlbom, 1854)
Species group  
Original combination Omalus punctulatus Dahlbom, 1854
Type series Syntypi (Mus.: Lund)
Original description Parvus 1 1/8 lin. decimal. long. viridi-cyaneus, abdominis dorso aurato confsrtim distincte punctulato, pronoto et dorsulo punctis mediocribus adspersis, postscutello gibbe hemisphaerico vix conico, alis subhyalinis.
Hedychrum minimum Dufour in litteris.
Habitat in Gallia meridionali D. Dufour, qui specimen in provincia Landes ad St. Sever delegit et mihi amice dedit, in Sicilia D. Schiödte.

Observ. Affinis Omalo aurato, at margine segmenti abdominalis dorsalis 3:tii apicali tantum leniter emarginato, abdominis dorso undique distincte punctulato, pronoto absque area illa nitidiori, quae apud Om. auratum constanter obvenit, alis subhyalinis etc. satis dignoscitur. Caput cyaneum aut violaceum concinne punctato-reticulatum. Palpi fusci. Mandibulae apice piceo-brunneae, basi virescentes. Clypeus viridi-aenescens. Cavitas facialis violascens. Antennae nigro-fuscae, basi aeneo aut violaceo virescentes. Thorax viridi-cyanescens nitidus tegulis nigro- aut fusco-aeneis: pronotum et dorsulum tota punctis majusculis non profundis adspersa; scutellum, metanotum et pleurae punctato-reticulata; gibbositas metanoti hemisphaerica, a latere veluti subconica obvenit. Pedes ut in Omalo aurato. Alae hyalinae, propter pubescentiam nonnihil sordidae, venis et cellulis omnino ut in Omalo aurato. Abdomen convexius et fere brevius quam in Om. aurato, nitidum virescenti-aureum, confertim distincte punctulatum, punctura apicalis distinctior quam discoidalis; segmenti 3:tii emarginatura lenis obtusa, segmenti margo apicalis et lateralis tenuis testaceo scariosus; venter aeneo-, cyaneo-, viridi- et aureopictus.
Synonymy parvulus (Dhlb.)
Systematic notes  

Help AiutoGeographic distribution of Philoctetes punctulatus (Dahlbom, 1854)

World distribution
Type locality Italy (Sicliy), France (St. Sever)
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: S Europe (France, Italy: Sicily), SW URSS, N Africa
Linsenmaier S Europe, Switzerland, Caucasus, N Africa
Other Authors circummediterranea
Chorology 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): TRUE
Endemic FALSE
Italian distribution by Administrative Region (Personal evidences, Literature records and other sources)   
Adm. Region Literature records Personal records
Piemonte|Piedmont TRUE Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Valle d'Aosta|Aosta V. TRUE Rosa, 2002c; TRUE
Lombardia|Lombardy FALSE TRUE
Trentino Alto Adige TRUE Hellrigl, 1996 FALSE
Veneto FALSE FALSE
Friuli V.G. TRUE Graffe, 1895 (as Ellampus); Kusdas, 1958 (as Omalus); FALSE
Liguria TRUE Mantero, 1899 (as Ellampus); Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Emilia Romagna TRUE Grandi, 1927 (as Ellampus parvulus); Grandi, 1927 (as Ellampus); Zangheri, 1969 (as Ellampus); Rosa, 2005a, 2005b; Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Toscana|Tuscany TRUE Grandi, 1936 (as Ellampus); Strumia, 1990 (as Omalus); Strumia, 1990, 1995 (ypt), 2000, 2002, 2005; Rosa, 2005a; TRUE
Umbria TRUE Rosa, 2005; FALSE
Marche TRUE Erlandsson, 1972; TRUE
Lazio TRUE Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Abruzzo TRUE Rosa, 2003b; TRUE
Molise FALSE FALSE
Campania FALSE FALSE
Puglia|Apulia TRUE Rosa, 2005a; FALSE
Basilicata FALSE FALSE
Calabria TRUE Costa, 1863 (as Omalus); Mocsáry, 1889 (as Ellampus); Invrea, 1933 (as Ellampus parvulus); Invrea, 1933 (as Ellampus); Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005a; TRUE
Sicilia|Sicily TRUE De Stefani, 1888 (as Ellampus); Mocsáry, 1889 (as Ellampus); Strumia, 2005; FALSE
Sardegna|Sardinia TRUE Costa, 1883 (as Omalus); Mocsáry, 1889 (as Ellampus); Mantero, 1905a (as Ellampus parvulus); Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Distribution notes Gorgona

Help AiutoBiology of Philoctetes punctulatus (Dahlbom, 1854)

Known Hosts
Polyphagous
FALSE
 
Tenthredinidae
FALSE
Vespidae
FALSE
Eumenidae
FALSE
Masaridae
FALSE
Sphecidae
TRUE
Trypoxylon figulus (Berland & Bernard, 1938)
Apidae
FALSE
Colletidae
FALSE
Halictidae
FALSE
Megachilidae
FALSE
Anthophoridae
FALSE
Lepidoptera
FALSE
Notes on Hosts
Known Habitat
Habitat  
Plants for rest/refuge  
Parasites  
Biological notes  

For citation purposes:

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