Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806

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Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806

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Systematic position of Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Chrysidini) Size (mm)
Size (mm):
 
Genus & species Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806
Species group elegans
Original combination Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806
Type series Typus ♂ (Mus.: lost)
Original description C. capite caeruleo, thorace suprà aureo. Tête d'un vert bleuâtre. Sommet, yeux et antennes noirs. Corcelet doré en dessus, d'un vert bleuâtre en dessous, et sous l'écusson: celui-ci vert. Abdomen doré. Pieds d'un vert bleuâtre. Ailes transparentes.
Femelle. Je ne sais de quel pays elle est.
Synonyms and subspecies  
Systematic notes  

World distribution of Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806

World distribution
Type locality unknown
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: S Europe (Greece), Middle East
Linsenmaier Spain, S France, Italy, Sicily, Greece, Zante, Corfu
Other Authors Mediterranean area
Chorology S-European
Distribution notes  

European distribution of Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806

Country Records
Albania
Austria
France Mainland
France Corsica
Greece Mainland
Greece N Aegean
Italy Mainland
Italy Sardinia
Italy Sicily
Spain Mainland
Distribution notes

Italian distribution of Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 according to the Checklist of the species of the Italian Fauna

Macroregion North (N): South (S): Sicily (Si): Sardinia (Sa):
Endemic
Italian distribution of Chrysis elegans
Italian distribution

Italian distribution by Administrative Region (Literature records, Personal evidences and other sources)

Adm. Region Literature records Online records Personal records
Piedmont Gribodo, 1874;
Aosta Valley
Lombardy
Trentino Alto Adige Cobelli, 1903;
Veneto
Friuli V.G. Kusdas, 1958;
Liguria Mantero, 1899; Invrea, 1922a; Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Emilia Romagna
Tuscany Piccioli, 1884; Strumia, 2005;
Umbria
Marche
Lazio Lepri, 1910; Grandi, 1934, 1954; Strumia, 1996, 2005; Rosa, 2005a;
Abruzzo Rosa, 2004;
Molise Strumia, 2005;
Campania Rosa, 2005a;
Apulia Strumia, 2005;
Basilicata
Calabria Costa, 1863, 1882; Mocsáry, 1889; Invrea, 1933, 1941c; Rosa, 2005a;
Sicily Sichel, 1860; De Stefani, 1888; Mocsáry, 1889; Linsenmaier, 1959; Casolari & Casolari, 1980; Strumia, 2005;
Sardinia Perraudin, 1978;
Distribution notes

Data from GBIF

Data from GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility). 27 occurrences.

Scientific name Country Locality State province Coordinates Month & Year Basis of record Dataset Recorded by Collection code Institution code Identified by
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 62023 HUMAN_OBSERVATION iNaturalist research-grade observations Louis Aureglia Observations iNaturalist Thibault le Pen
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France Languedoc-Roussillon 62023 HUMAN_OBSERVATION iNaturalist research-grade observations Julien Gelus Observations iNaturalist Thibault le Pen
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 42022 HUMAN_OBSERVATION iNaturalist research-grade observations Θάνος Μπουλάς Observations iNaturalist Thibault le Pen
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 Italy Lazio 72022 HUMAN_OBSERVATION iNaturalist research-grade observations giuliabacco Observations iNaturalist villu
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France Languedoc-Roussillon 62021 HUMAN_OBSERVATION iNaturalist research-grade observations Vincent Observations iNaturalist Thibault le Pen
BOLD:AES1460 Spain Albacete, Albacete, Pozo Canada, Rambla De Pozo Canada Castilla-La Mancha 62021 MATERIAL_SAMPLE Thomas Wood Paolo Rosa
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 82021 HUMAN_OBSERVATION iNaturalist research-grade observations Martin Galli Observations iNaturalist Martin Galli
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France 72019 HUMAN_OBSERVATION Thibault Le Pen
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France 72019 HUMAN_OBSERVATION Thibault Le Pen
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France 62010 HUMAN_OBSERVATION GENOUD David
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 Spain Fuentemilanos (SG) 82010 PRESERVED_SPECIMEN J. Ortiz-Sánchez TUZ TU Villu Soon
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 Spain Madrona (Segovia) 82010 PRESERVED_SPECIMEN J. Ortiz-Sánchez TUZ TU Villu Soon
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 Italy Torre Santa Sabina 61995 PRESERVED_SPECIMEN Hymenoptera coll. Wolf NMOK
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 Italy Torre Santa Sabina 61995 PRESERVED_SPECIMEN Hymenoptera coll. Wolf NMOK
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 Italy Bussana (IM), Galbiar 81995 PRESERVED_SPECIMEN TUZ TU Paolo Rosa
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France Grabels 71989 PRESERVED_SPECIMEN Tussac TUZ TU H. Tussac
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France Montpellier 61985 PRESERVED_SPECIMEN Tussac TUZ TU H. Tussac
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France Laure Minervois 71980 PRESERVED_SPECIMEN Hymenoptera coll. Wolf NMOK
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 OCCURRENCE Hymenoptera Naturalis
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 OCCURRENCE Hymenoptera Naturalis
BOLD:AAR9819 MATERIAL_SAMPLE
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 PRESERVED_SPECIMEN HYM ZFMK
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 PRESERVED_SPECIMEN NMNH Extant Biology ENT USNM
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 Italy Contact the museum for more info PRESERVED_SPECIMEN Entomology MZLU
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 Greece Contact the museum for more info Samos PRESERVED_SPECIMEN Entomology MZLU
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 Greece Contact the museum for more info Rhodes PRESERVED_SPECIMEN Entomology MZLU
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France Jardin d'Esperance, La Ciotat PRESERVED_SPECIMEN Johannes Bergsten NHRS NRM Paolo Rosa

Biology of Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806

Known Hosts

Polyphagous
Tenthredinidae  
Vespidae  
Eumenidae   Odynerus (Linsenmaier, 1968)
Masaridae  
Sphecidae Gorytes (Linsenmaier, 1968)
Apidae  
Colletidae  
Halictidae  
Megachilidae   Osmia cristata (Berland & Bernard, 1938), Osmia cristata Fon. (Linsenmaier, 1959)
Anthophoridae  
Lepidoptera  
Notes on Hosts

Known Habitat

Habitat  
Plants for rest/refuge Daucus carota L. (Invrea, 1922)
Parasites  
Biological notes  

Further pictures of Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 drawn from GBIF

No pictures in GBIF.

Systematic position of Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Chrysidini) Size (mm)
Size (mm):
 
Genus & species Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806
Species group elegans
Original combination Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806
Type series Typus ♂ (Mus.: lost)
Original description C. capite caeruleo, thorace suprà aureo. Tête d'un vert bleuâtre. Sommet, yeux et antennes noirs. Corcelet doré en dessus, d'un vert bleuâtre en dessous, et sous l'écusson: celui-ci vert. Abdomen doré. Pieds d'un vert bleuâtre. Ailes transparentes.
Femelle. Je ne sais de quel pays elle est.
Synonyms and subspecies  
Systematic notes  

Geographic distribution of Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806

World distribution

World distribution
Type locality unknown
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: S Europe (Greece), Middle East
Linsenmaier Spain, S France, Italy, Sicily, Greece, Zante, Corfu
Other Authors Mediterranean area
Chorology S-European
Distribution notes  

Geographic distribution of Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806

European distribution

Country Records
Albania
Austria
France Mainland
France Corsica
Greece Mainland
Greece N Aegean
Italy Mainland
Italy Sardinia
Italy Sicily
Spain Mainland
Distribution notes

Geographic distribution of Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806

Italian distribution according to the Checklist of the species of the Italian Fauna

Macroregion North (N): South (S): Sicily (Si): Sardinia (Sa):
Endemic
Italian distribution of Chrysis elegans
Italian distribution

Italian distribution by Administrative Region (Literature records, Personal evidences and other sources)

Adm. Region Literature records FEI records Personal records
Piedmont Gribodo, 1874;
Aosta Valley
Lombardy
Trentino Alto Adige Cobelli, 1903;
Veneto
Friuli V.G. Kusdas, 1958;
Liguria Mantero, 1899; Invrea, 1922a; Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Emilia Romagna
Tuscany Piccioli, 1884; Strumia, 2005;
Umbria
Marche
Lazio Lepri, 1910; Grandi, 1934, 1954; Strumia, 1996, 2005; Rosa, 2005a;
Abruzzo Rosa, 2004;
Molise Strumia, 2005;
Campania Rosa, 2005a;
Apulia Strumia, 2005;
Basilicata
Calabria Costa, 1863, 1882; Mocsáry, 1889; Invrea, 1933, 1941c; Rosa, 2005a;
Sicily Sichel, 1860; De Stefani, 1888; Mocsáry, 1889; Linsenmaier, 1959; Casolari & Casolari, 1980; Strumia, 2005;
Sardinia Perraudin, 1978;
Adm. Region FEI records Personal records
Piedmont
Aosta Valley
Lombardy
Trentino Alto Adige
Veneto
Friuli V.G.
Liguria
Emilia Romagna
Tuscany
Umbria
Marche
Lazio
Abruzzo
Molise
Campania
Apulia
Basilicata
Calabria
Sicily
Sardinia
Distribution notes

Data from GBIF

Data from GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility). 27 occurrences.

Scientific name Country Locality State province Coordinates Month & Year Basis of record Dataset Recorded by Collection code Institution code Identified by
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 62023 HUMAN_OBSERVATION iNaturalist research-grade observations Louis Aureglia Observations iNaturalist Thibault le Pen
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France Languedoc-Roussillon 62023 HUMAN_OBSERVATION iNaturalist research-grade observations Julien Gelus Observations iNaturalist Thibault le Pen
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 42022 HUMAN_OBSERVATION iNaturalist research-grade observations Θάνος Μπουλάς Observations iNaturalist Thibault le Pen
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 Italy Lazio 72022 HUMAN_OBSERVATION iNaturalist research-grade observations giuliabacco Observations iNaturalist villu
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France Languedoc-Roussillon 62021 HUMAN_OBSERVATION iNaturalist research-grade observations Vincent Observations iNaturalist Thibault le Pen
BOLD:AES1460 Spain Albacete, Albacete, Pozo Canada, Rambla De Pozo Canada Castilla-La Mancha 62021 MATERIAL_SAMPLE Thomas Wood Paolo Rosa
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 82021 HUMAN_OBSERVATION iNaturalist research-grade observations Martin Galli Observations iNaturalist Martin Galli
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France 72019 HUMAN_OBSERVATION Thibault Le Pen
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France 72019 HUMAN_OBSERVATION Thibault Le Pen
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France 62010 HUMAN_OBSERVATION GENOUD David
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 Spain Fuentemilanos (SG) 82010 PRESERVED_SPECIMEN J. Ortiz-Sánchez TUZ TU Villu Soon
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 Spain Madrona (Segovia) 82010 PRESERVED_SPECIMEN J. Ortiz-Sánchez TUZ TU Villu Soon
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 Italy Torre Santa Sabina 61995 PRESERVED_SPECIMEN Hymenoptera coll. Wolf NMOK
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 Italy Torre Santa Sabina 61995 PRESERVED_SPECIMEN Hymenoptera coll. Wolf NMOK
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 Italy Bussana (IM), Galbiar 81995 PRESERVED_SPECIMEN TUZ TU Paolo Rosa
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France Grabels 71989 PRESERVED_SPECIMEN Tussac TUZ TU H. Tussac
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France Montpellier 61985 PRESERVED_SPECIMEN Tussac TUZ TU H. Tussac
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France Laure Minervois 71980 PRESERVED_SPECIMEN Hymenoptera coll. Wolf NMOK
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 OCCURRENCE Hymenoptera Naturalis
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 OCCURRENCE Hymenoptera Naturalis
BOLD:AAR9819 MATERIAL_SAMPLE
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 PRESERVED_SPECIMEN HYM ZFMK
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 PRESERVED_SPECIMEN NMNH Extant Biology ENT USNM
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 Italy Contact the museum for more info PRESERVED_SPECIMEN Entomology MZLU
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 Greece Contact the museum for more info Samos PRESERVED_SPECIMEN Entomology MZLU
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 Greece Contact the museum for more info Rhodes PRESERVED_SPECIMEN Entomology MZLU
Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806 France Jardin d'Esperance, La Ciotat PRESERVED_SPECIMEN Johannes Bergsten NHRS NRM Paolo Rosa

Biology of Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806

Known Hosts

Polyphagous
Tenthredinidae  
Vespidae  
Eumenidae   Odynerus (Linsenmaier, 1968)
Masaridae  
Sphecidae Gorytes (Linsenmaier, 1968)
Apidae  
Colletidae  
Halictidae  
Megachilidae   Osmia cristata (Berland & Bernard, 1938), Osmia cristata Fon. (Linsenmaier, 1959)
Anthophoridae  
Lepidoptera  
Notes on Hosts

Known Habitat

Habitat  
Plants for rest/refuge Daucus carota L. (Invrea, 1922)
Parasites  
Biological notes  
No pictures in GBIF.

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Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P. (2024) Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806, in: Chrysis.net Database of the European Chrysididae. Interim version 27 May 2024, URL: https://www.chrysis.net/database-of-the-european-chrysididae/species/?rif=Chrysis_elegans.