Chrysis equestris Dahlbom, 1845

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Chrysis equestris Dahlbom, 1845

Chrysis equestris Dahlbom, 1845
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Chorology: European
Chorology: European
Italian distribution of Chrysis equestris
Italian distribution








Systematic position of Chrysis equestris Dahlbom, 1845

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Chrysidini) Size (mm)
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Genus & species Chrysis equestris Dahlbom, 1845
Species group smaragdula-fasciata
Original combination Chrysis equestris Dahlbom, 1845
Type series Holotypus ♀ (Mus.: Stockholm)
Original description [from Dahlbom, 1854] Magna 3½ lin. decimal. long. confertim crasse punctata violacea viridi-picta, abdomine confertissime subtiliter punctulato fasciis 3 arcuatis viridi-aureis, segmenti 3:tii serie ante-apicali profunde immersa foveolis sulciformibus irregularibus, margine apicali valde prominulo, dentibus robustioribus.
Chrysis Zetterstedti Dlbm. Dispos. 1845. 11: 16. ♀
Patria ignota. Specimen unicum e Collectione Paykulli Mus. R. Acad. Scient. Stockholm. communicavit D. Boheman.

Observ. Valde similis Chrysidi Zetterstedti (no. 173), at corpore majore et robustiore, capite thoraceque crasse punctatis, abdominis dorso confertissime punctulato, segmenti 3:tii serie ante-apicali et margine longe aliter constructis, dentibus apicalibus majoribus et robustioribus certissime et facillime distinguitur. Corpus robustum elongatum pubescens. Caput ut in Chryside Zetterstedti constructum, sculptum et pictum, at cavitas facialis superne distinctius marginata: margine transverso inaequali subacuto. Thorax unacum vertice crasse punctato-reticulatus, subtus lateribusque aut viridis aut cyaneo-viridis; pronoti margines, alarum tegulae, scutelli et postscutelli latera, metanoti anguli posticolaterales subbreves crassi triangulares et pedes concolora, ceterum toto dorso violaceus; alae sordide hyalinae venis firmibus piceis, cellula radiali lanceolata incompleta. Abdomen elongatum capite thoraceque simul sumtis longius, ovali-subrectangulum scil. apice paullulum angustius quam basi, dorso sat convexum saturate violaceum et ad certum situm luminis nonnihil purpurascens, segmentorum fasciae apicali-marginales viridi-aureae omnino ut in Chryside Zetterstedti constructae; segmentum l:mum medio punctulatum, lateribus crasse punctatum; segment. 2:dum confertissime punctulatum; segm. 3:tium et confertissime et subtilissime punctulatum, series anteapicalis per carinulam viridem planiusculam interrupta, utrinque immersa; foveolae profundae violaceae, irregulares longitudinales 1. ovatae 1. triangulares l.subsulciformes; dentes robusti, 4 intermedii triangulares, externi 2 angulum validum obtusum efformantes, emarginaturae 3 mediae recte arcuatae, centralis profundior quam proxima, externae duae latae oblique arcuatae. Venter viridi-cyaneus nigro-maculatus.
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Geographic distribution of Chrysis equestris Dahlbom, 1845

World distribution

Type locality unknown
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: northern Eurasia
Linsenmaier S Sweden, Finland, S Germany, Switzerland, France, Austria, Hungary, Poland, Romania, S Russia
Other Authors Europe
Chorology European
Distribution notes  

Geographic distribution of Chrysis equestris Dahlbom, 1845

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 Rosa, 2002a, b;
Valle d Aosta|Aosta V.
Lombardia|Lombardy Rosa, 2002a, b, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
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 Strumia, 2005;
Distribution notes

Biology of Chrysis equestris Dahlbom, 1845

Known Hosts

Polyphagous
Tenthredinidae  
Vespidae  
Eumenidae  
Masaridae  
Sphecidae
Apidae  
Colletidae  
Halictidae  
Megachilidae  
Anthophoridae  
Lepidoptera  
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Known Habitat

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Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P. (2020) Chrysis equestris Dahlbom, 1845, in: Chrysis.net website. Interim version 14 August 2020, URL: https://www.chrysis.net/database-of-the-italian-chrysididae/species/?rif=Chrysis_equestris.