Chrysis comparata Lepeletier, 1806


Database of the Italian Chrysididae

Chrysis comparata Lepeletier, 1806

Chrysis comparata Lepeletier, 1806
Chorology: Europeo-Mediterranean
Chorology: Europeo-Mediterranean
Italian distribution of Chrysis comparata
Italian distribution

Systematic position of Chrysis comparata Lepeletier, 1806

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Chrysidini) Size (mm)
Size (mm):
Genus & species Chrysis comparata Lepeletier, 1806
Species group comparata s.str.
Original combination Chrysis comparata Lepeletier, 1806
Type series Syntypes (Mus.: Turin)
Original description C. abdomine aureo, segmenti primi basi caerulea.
Tête et corcelet d'un vert bleuâtre. Yeux et antennes noirs. Abdomen doré; son extrémité à troi échancrures: base du premier segment d'un vert bleuâtre. Pieds d'un vert bleuâtre. Ailes enfumées. Mâle. Meudon.
Synonyms and subspecies chevrieri Mocs.
Systematic notes  

Geographic distribution of Chrysis comparata Lepeletier, 1806

World distribution

Type locality France (Meudon)
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: Europe (France), W Asia
Linsenmaier CS Europe, Holland, N Africa, Lebanon, ? Greece
Other Authors W Palaearctic
Chorology Europeo-Mediterranean
Distribution notes  

Geographic distribution of Chrysis comparata Lepeletier, 1806

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

Macroregion North (N): South (S): Sicily (Si): Sardinia (Sa):

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

Adm. Region Literature records FEI records Personal records
Piemonte|Piedmont Gribodo, 1874 (as Chrysis distinguenda); Buysson, 1890; Gribodo, 1919 (as Chrysis distinguenda); Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Valle d Aosta|Aosta V. Rosa, 2002c, 2005a, 2006a;
Lombardia|Lombardy Gribodo, 1919, Rosa, 2002a, b, 2005a;
Trentino Alto Adige Dalla Torre & Kohl, 1879; Cobelli, 1903, 1910;
Veneto Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Friuli V.G. Kusdas, 1958;
Liguria Mantero, 1899; Buysson, 1890; Invrea, 1920, 1922a; Rosa, 2005a (on Daucus, Foeniculum, Ferulago galbanifera, Pastinaca, Pimpinella); Strumia, 2005a;
Emilia Romagna Buysson, 1890; Grandi, 1954, 1962; Roberti, Frilli & Pizzaghi, 1965; Zangheri, 1969; Rosa, 2005b, 2006b; Strumia, 2005;
Toscana|Tuscany Piccioli, 1884 (as Chrysis distinguenda); Contarini, 1843; Grandi, 1936, 1954; Casolari & Casolari, 1980 (as Chrysis distinguenda); Strumia, 1990, 1995 (ypt), Strumia, 2005; Rosa, 2005a, 2006b;
Umbria Rosa, 2005a (on Prunus, Daucus, Foeniculum and Apium)
Marche Strumia, 1990, 2005;
Lazio Lepri, 1910; Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Abruzzo Rosa, 2004, 2005a;
Campania Rosa, 2005;
Puglia|Apulia Strumia, 2005;
Calabria Invrea, 1933; Rosa, 2005a;
Sicilia|Sicily Ghiliani, 1843 (as Chrysis distinguenda); De Stefani, 1888; Buysson, 1890; Casolari & Casolari, 1980 (as Chrysis distinguenda); Strumia, 2005;
Sardegna|Sardinia Mantero, 1909; Rosa, 2004, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Distribution notes

Biology of Chrysis comparata Lepeletier, 1806

Known Hosts

Sphecidae Pemphredon unicolor F. (Grandi, 1961)
Colletidae   Hylaeus confusus Nyl. (Grandi, 1961)
Megachilidae   Anthidium F. (Grandi, 1951), Paranthidiellum lituratum Pz. (Grandi, 1961), Anthidium manicatum L. (Linsenmaier, 1959)
Notes on Hosts

Known Habitat

Plants for rest/refuge Ferulago galbanifera K. and Foeniculum piperitum D.C. (Invrea, 1922)
Biological notes  

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