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Pseudomalus violaceus (Scopoli, 1763)

Pseudomalus violaceus  (Scopoli, 1763)
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Chorology: Palearctic
Chorology: Palearctic
Italian distribution of Pseudomalus violaceus
Italian distribution







 

Help AiutoSystematic position of Pseudomalus violaceus (Scopoli, 1763)

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Elampini) Size (mm)
Size (mm):
 
Genus & species Pseudomalus violaceus (Scopoli, 1763)
Species group  
Original combination Sphex violacea Scopoli, 1763
Type series Typus (Mus.: lost?)
Original description Long. lin. 2. Diagn.: Tota violacea nitens; abdomine pone rotundato, edentato, subtus virente. Unam cepi, circa Tergestum. Alae apice fuscescentes. Corpus brevius quam priorum.
Synonymy micans (Ol.), coerulescens (Lep.), nitidus Pz., praestans Frst.
Systematic notes  

Help AiutoGeographic distribution of Pseudomalus violaceus (Scopoli, 1763)

World distribution
Type locality Italy
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: widespread (Europe)
Linsenmaier Europe, France, Holland, W Asia, Manchuria
Other Authors Europe, W Asia
Chorology Palearctic
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)   
details
Adm. Region Personal records Literature records Forum Ent. It.
Piemonte|Piedmont FALSE TRUE Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2002, 2005; FALSE
Valle d'Aosta|Aosta V. FALSE FALSE FALSE
Lombardia|Lombardy FALSE TRUE Strumia, 2002, 2005; FALSE
Trentino Alto Adige FALSE TRUE Hellrigl, 1996; FALSE
Veneto FALSE FALSE FALSE
Friuli V.G. TRUE TRUE Scopoli, 1763; Kusdas & Thurner, 1955 (as Omalus); FALSE
Liguria TRUE TRUE Spinola, 1808 (as Omalus nitidum); Mantero, 1899 (as Ellampus); FALSE
Emilia Romagna TRUE TRUE Rosa, 2005a, 2006b; FALSE
Toscana|Tuscany FALSE TRUE Strumia, 2005; FALSE
Umbria FALSE FALSE FALSE
Marche FALSE TRUE Rosa, 2005a; FALSE
Lazio FALSE FALSE FALSE
Abruzzo TRUE FALSE FALSE
Molise FALSE FALSE FALSE
Campania FALSE FALSE FALSE
Puglia|Apulia FALSE FALSE FALSE
Basilicata TRUE FALSE FALSE
Calabria FALSE TRUE Strumia, 2005; FALSE
Sicilia|Sicily FALSE TRUE De Stefani, 1888 (as Ellampus; from gals by Cynipis kollari Hartig); FALSE
Sardegna|Sardinia FALSE TRUE Strumia, 2005: FALSE
Distribution notes

Help AiutoBiology of Pseudomalus violaceus (Scopoli, 1763)

Known Hosts
Polyphagous
FALSE
 
Tenthredinidae
FALSE
Vespidae
FALSE
Eumenidae
FALSE
Masaridae
FALSE
Sphecidae
TRUE
Trypoxylon attenuatum, Pemphredon lugubris (Berland & Bernard, 1938), Pemphredon lugubris, Passaloecus corniger in galls of Lipara (Morgan, 1984), Pemphredon lugubris (Linsenmaier, 1987)
Apidae
FALSE
Colletidae
FALSE
Halictidae
FALSE
Megachilidae
FALSE
Anthophoridae
FALSE
Lepidoptera
FALSE
Notes on Hosts
Known Habitat
Habitat  
Plants for rest/refuge Rubus (Betts, 1986)
Parasites  
Biological notes from gals of Cynipis kollari Hartig (De Stefani, 1888)

For citation purposes:

Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P., 2014 : Pseudomalus violaceus (Scopoli, 1763) . In: Chrysis.net Database of the Italian Chrysididae, interim version 26 October 2014 . URL: http://www.chrysis.net/database/.