Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806

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  • Pseudochrysis humboldti (Dahlbom, 1845)
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    Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806

    Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806
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    Chorology: S-European
    Chorology: S-European
    Italian distribution of Chrysis elegans
    Italian distribution

    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

    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

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

    Adm. Region Literature records FEI records Personal records
    Piemonte|Piedmont Gribodo, 1874;
    Valle d Aosta|Aosta V.
    Lombardia|Lombardy
    Trentino Alto Adige Cobelli, 1903;
    Veneto
    Friuli V.G. Kusdas, 1958;
    Liguria Mantero, 1899; Invrea, 1922a; Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
    Emilia Romagna
    Toscana|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;
    Puglia|Apulia Strumia, 2005;
    Basilicata
    Calabria Costa, 1863, 1882; Mocsáry, 1889; Invrea, 1933, 1941c; Rosa, 2005a;
    Sicilia|Sicily Sichel, 1860; De Stefani, 1888; Mocsáry, 1889; Linsenmaier, 1959; Casolari & Casolari, 1980; Strumia, 2005;
    Sardegna|Sardinia Perraudin, 1978;
    Distribution notes

    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  

    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

    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

    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 by Administrative Region (Literature records)

    Adm. Region Literature records
    Piemonte|Piedmont Gribodo, 1874;
    Valle d Aosta|Aosta V.
    Lombardia|Lombardy
    Trentino Alto Adige Cobelli, 1903;
    Veneto
    Friuli V.G. Kusdas, 1958;
    Liguria Mantero, 1899; Invrea, 1922a; Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
    Emilia Romagna
    Toscana|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;
    Puglia|Apulia Strumia, 2005;
    Basilicata
    Calabria Costa, 1863, 1882; Mocsáry, 1889; Invrea, 1933, 1941c; Rosa, 2005a;
    Sicilia|Sicily Sichel, 1860; De Stefani, 1888; Mocsáry, 1889; Linsenmaier, 1959; Casolari & Casolari, 1980; Strumia, 2005;
    Sardegna|Sardinia Perraudin, 1978;
    Distribution notes

    Italian distribution by Administrative Region (FEI records)

    Adm. Region FEI records
    Piemonte|Piedmont
    Valle d Aosta|Aosta V.
    Lombardia|Lombardy
    Trentino Alto Adige
    Veneto
    Friuli V.G.
    Liguria
    Emilia Romagna
    Toscana|Tuscany
    Umbria
    Marche
    Lazio
    Abruzzo
    Molise
    Campania
    Puglia|Apulia
    Basilicata
    Calabria
    Sicilia|Sicily
    Sardegna|Sardinia
    Distribution notes

    Italian distribution by Administrative Region (Personal evidences)

    Adm. Region Personal records
    Piemonte|Piedmont
    Valle d Aosta|Aosta V.
    Lombardia|Lombardy
    Trentino Alto Adige
    Veneto
    Friuli V.G.
    Liguria
    Emilia Romagna
    Toscana|Tuscany
    Umbria
    Marche
    Lazio
    Abruzzo
    Molise
    Campania
    Puglia|Apulia
    Basilicata
    Calabria
    Sicilia|Sicily
    Sardegna|Sardinia
    Distribution notes

    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  

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    Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P. (2021) Chrysis elegans Lepeletier, 1806, in: Chrysis.net website. Interim version 18 January 2021, URL: https://www.chrysis.net/database-of-the-italian-chrysididae/species/?rif=Chrysis_elegans.