Chrysis melaensis Linsenmaier, 1968

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Chrysis melaensis Linsenmaier, 1968

European distribution of Chrysis melaensis
World distribution of Chrysis melaensis Chorology of Chrysis melaensis

Systematic position of Chrysis melaensis Linsenmaier, 1968

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Chrysidini) Size (mm)
Size (mm):
 
Genus & species Chrysis melaensis Linsenmaier, 1968
Species group ignita
Original combination Chrysis ignita var. melaensis Linsenmaier, 1968
Type series Holotypus ♂, Allotypus ♀ and Paratypes (Mus.: Luzern)
Original description Zähne des Analrandes lang dornförmig, Pkt des Abd grob. Von ssp. cypriaca Enslin durch nicht so sehr grobe Pkt des häufig sehr stark blau tingierten bis grün gefleckten Abd, und meist dunkleren K und Th verschieden. Ähnlich ssp. magnidens P. von den Kanarien, aber Pkt des Abd in der Regel gröber und weniger dicht, Habitus weniger robust. Auch nahe ssp. bischoffi Lins., von welcher übrigens alle diese Inselformen abgeleitet werden können.
Synonyms and subspecies synonym of ignita in Kimsey & Bohart (1990)
Systematic notes valid species, it lives together with ignita in Sardinia and in Corsica (Strumia, 2001)

World distribution of Chrysis melaensis Linsenmaier, 1968

World distribution
Type locality Corse (Col de Mela, 1130 m; Gorges de Lasco, 1000 m)
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: (France: Corsica) as syn. of ignita
Linsenmaier Corsica
Other Authors Corsica
Chorology Corsican-Sardinian
Distribution notes  

European distribution of Chrysis melaensis Linsenmaier, 1968

Country Records
Distribution notes

Italian distribution of Chrysis melaensis Linsenmaier, 1968 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 melaensis
Italian distribution

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

Adm. Region Literature records Online 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 Linsenmaier, 1987; Strumia, 2001 (as Chrysis mediocris), 2005; Rosa, 2004, 2005a;
Distribution notes

Data from GBIF

Data from GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility). 0 occurrences.

Biology of Chrysis melaensis Linsenmaier, 1968

Known Hosts

Polyphagous
Tenthredinidae  
Vespidae  
Eumenidae  
Masaridae  
Sphecidae
Apidae  
Colletidae  
Halictidae  
Megachilidae  
Anthophoridae  
Lepidoptera  
Notes on Hosts

Known Habitat

Habitat max. altitude: Corsica 1000-1130 mts (Linsenmaier, 1968)
Plants for rest/refuge  
Parasites  
Biological notes  

Systematic position of Chrysis melaensis Linsenmaier, 1968

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Chrysidini) Size (mm)
Size (mm):
 
Genus & species Chrysis melaensis Linsenmaier, 1968
Species group ignita
Original combination Chrysis ignita var. melaensis Linsenmaier, 1968
Type series Holotypus ♂, Allotypus ♀ and Paratypes (Mus.: Luzern)
Original description Zähne des Analrandes lang dornförmig, Pkt des Abd grob. Von ssp. cypriaca Enslin durch nicht so sehr grobe Pkt des häufig sehr stark blau tingierten bis grün gefleckten Abd, und meist dunkleren K und Th verschieden. Ähnlich ssp. magnidens P. von den Kanarien, aber Pkt des Abd in der Regel gröber und weniger dicht, Habitus weniger robust. Auch nahe ssp. bischoffi Lins., von welcher übrigens alle diese Inselformen abgeleitet werden können.
Synonyms and subspecies synonym of ignita in Kimsey & Bohart (1990)
Systematic notes valid species, it lives together with ignita in Sardinia and in Corsica (Strumia, 2001)

Geographic distribution of Chrysis melaensis Linsenmaier, 1968

World distribution

World distribution
Type locality Corse (Col de Mela, 1130 m; Gorges de Lasco, 1000 m)
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: (France: Corsica) as syn. of ignita
Linsenmaier Corsica
Other Authors Corsica
Chorology Corsican-Sardinian
Distribution notes  

Geographic distribution of Chrysis melaensis Linsenmaier, 1968

European distribution

Country Records
Distribution notes

Geographic distribution of Chrysis melaensis Linsenmaier, 1968

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 melaensis
Italian distribution

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

Adm. Region Literature records 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 Linsenmaier, 1987; Strumia, 2001 (as Chrysis mediocris), 2005; Rosa, 2004, 2005a;
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). 0 occurrences.

Biology of Chrysis melaensis Linsenmaier, 1968

Known Hosts

Polyphagous
Tenthredinidae  
Vespidae  
Eumenidae  
Masaridae  
Sphecidae
Apidae  
Colletidae  
Halictidae  
Megachilidae  
Anthophoridae  
Lepidoptera  
Notes on Hosts

Known Habitat

Habitat max. altitude: Corsica 1000-1130 mts (Linsenmaier, 1968)
Plants for rest/refuge  
Parasites  
Biological notes  

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Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P. (2024) Chrysis melaensis Linsenmaier, 1968, in: Chrysis.net Database of the European Chrysididae. Interim version 16 June 2024, URL: https://www.chrysis.net/database-of-the-european-chrysididae/species/?rif=Chrysis_melaensis.