Chrysis inaequalis Dahlbom, 1845


Database of the Italian Chrysididae

Chrysis inaequalis Dahlbom, 1845

Chrysis inaequalis Dahlbom, 1845
Chorology: Centralasiatic-European
Chorology: Centralasiatic-European
Italian distribution of Chrysis inaequalis
Italian distribution

Systematic position of Chrysis inaequalis Dahlbom, 1845

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Chrysidini) Size (mm)
Size (mm):
Genus & species Chrysis inaequalis Dahlbom, 1845
Species group inaequalis
Original combination Chrysis inaequalis Dahlbom, 1845
Type series Typus ? (Mus.: Stockholm ?)
Original description “Divis. I. Thorax cyaneus aut virescens; abdomen totum aureum, segmentum 3:tium apice 4-dentatum.”
“Subdivis. I. Abdominis segmenti 3tii uterque dens lateralis ex ipso angulo apicali afficitur”
“B. Abdomen purpureo- aut igneo-auratum”
“c) venter et pedes cyaneu. Corpus 2 2/3 lin. long. 4. Chrys. inaequalis nob. Bosfor, Hedenborg”
Synonyms and subspecies  
Systematic notes  

Geographic distribution of Chrysis inaequalis Dahlbom, 1845

World distribution

Type locality Turkey (Bosphorus)
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: Eurasia, Middle East, N Africa
Linsenmaier CS Europe, N Africa, N China, Manchuria
Other Authors Mediterranean area. Malta (Strumia, 1981)
Chorology Centralasiatic-European
Distribution notes  

Geographic distribution of Chrysis inaequalis Dahlbom, 1845

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 Giraud, 1863; Gribodo, 1919; Invrea, 1922 (on umbrellifers); Rosa, 2002a, b; Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Valle d Aosta|Aosta V. Rosa, 2002c, 2005a, 2006a;
Lombardia|Lombardy Magretti, 1881 (on Foeniculum, Petroselinum and Pastinaca); Gribodo, 1919; Rosa, 2002a, 2002b, 2005, Strumia, 2005;
Trentino Alto Adige Dalla Torre & Kohl, 1879; Cobelli, 1903, 1910; Bishoff, 1910; Gribodo, 1919; Hellrigl, 1996; Rosa, 2005a;
Veneto Giordani Soika, 1932 (parasitoid of Eumenes pomiformis); Rosa, 2005a;
Friuli V.G. Graffe, 1895 (on Euphorbia); Kusdas, 1958; Kusdas & Thurner, 1958; Strumia, 2005;
Liguria Mantero, 1899; Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Emilia Romagna Grandi, 1927, 1931, 1962; Roberti, Frilli & Pizzaghi, 1965; Zangheri, 1969; Rosa, 2005a, 2005b; Strumia, 2005;
Toscana|Tuscany Piccioli, 1884; Masi, 1932; Grandi, 1959; Strumia, 1990, 2005; Rosa, 2005a;
Umbria Rosa, 2005a;
Lazio Lepri, 1910; Rosa, 2005a, 2006b; Strumia, 2005;
Abruzzo Rosa, 2004, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Molise Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Campania Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Puglia|Apulia Strumia, 2005;
Calabria Rosa, 2005a;
Sicilia|Sicily De Stefani, 1888; Mocsáry, 1889; Strumia, 2005;
Sardegna|Sardinia Costa, 1883; Mocsáry, 1889; Invrea, 1952; Strumia, 2005;
Distribution notes

Biology of Chrysis inaequalis Dahlbom, 1845

Known Hosts

Eumenidae   Eumenes pomiformis (Giordani Soika, 1932); Odynerus (Berland & Bernard, 1938), Odynerus (Linsenmaier, 1969), Eumenes coarctatus (Witt, 1998)
Megachilidae   Osmia (Witt, 1998)
Notes on Hosts

Known Habitat

Plants for rest/refuge Euphorbia (Graffe, 1895); Foeniculum, Petroselinum and Pastinaca (Magretti, 1881); on umbrellifers (Invrea, 1922)
Biological notes  

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