Chrysis maderi Linsenmaier, 1959


Database of the Italian Chrysididae

Chrysis maderi Linsenmaier, 1959

Chrysis maderi Linsenmaier, 1959
Chorology: E-Mediterranean
Chorology: E-Mediterranean
Italian distribution of Chrysis maderi
Italian distribution

Systematic position of Chrysis maderi Linsenmaier, 1959

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Chrysidini) Size (mm)
Size (mm):
Genus & species Chrysis maderi Linsenmaier, 1959
Species group aestiva
Original combination Chrysis maderi Linsenmaier, 1959
Type series Holotypus ♂, Allotypus ♀ and Paratypes (Mus.: Luzern)
Original description 5-8 mm. Gen und Körper-Formen ähnlich aestiva, aber beim ♂ F Glied 4 nicht verkürzt. Pkt allgemein viel feiner, ähnlich mixta, dieser auch in Form und Färbung zum Verwechseln ähnlich, aber Gen weit verschieden. Pkt des Th gleichmäßiger dicht (ohne die bei mixta typischen, zum Teil besonders auffallenden glänzenden Intervalle), Stirn-Leiste weniger deutlich, nicht kupfer-glänzend, äussere Anal-Zähne etwas schärfer. In der Regel MesMf schmaler, beim ♂ das Gesicht unter der Stirn-Leiste etwas schmaler. MthZ sehr stumpf. Anal-Rand ♀ Fig. 576.
Synonyms and subspecies  
Systematic notes  

Geographic distribution of Chrysis maderi Linsenmaier, 1959

World distribution

Type locality Croatia (Krk isl.)
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: Yugoslavia (Krk), Greece
Linsenmaier Krk, Italy (Trieste), Greece
Other Authors Europe
Chorology E-Mediterranean
Distribution notes  

Geographic distribution of Chrysis maderi Linsenmaier, 1959

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 Buysson, 1890 (as Chrysis aestiva); Invrea, 1922 (as Chrysis aestiva); Pagliano & Scaramozzino, 1999; Strumia, 2005;
Valle d Aosta|Aosta V.
Trentino Alto Adige
Friuli V.G. Ducke, 1901 (sub C. aestiva); Kusdas, 1958 (sub C. aestiva mixta); Linsenmaier, 1968;
Liguria Mantero, 1899 (as Chrysis aestiva); Grandi, 1935 (as Chrysis aestiva); Strumia, 2005;
Emilia Romagna Strumia, 2005;
Toscana|Tuscany Strumia, 2005;
Lazio Strumia, 2005;
Abruzzo Pagliano & Scaramozzino, 1999; Rosa, 2005; Strumia, 2005;
Molise Strumia, 2005;
Puglia|Apulia De Marzo, 1994 (on Serapias vomeracea (N.L.Burm) Briq.); Strumia, 2005;
Basilicata Strumia, 2005;
Calabria Invrea, 1933 (sub C. aestiva)
Sicilia|Sicily Strumia, 2005;
Sardegna|Sardinia Strumia, 1995, 2005;
Distribution notes data from Liguria should be referred to Chrysis mixta Dahlbom.

Biology of Chrysis maderi Linsenmaier, 1959

Known Hosts

Sphecidae Tachysphex nitidus Spin. (Mantero, 1899, as probable host of Chrysis aestiva)
Notes on Hosts

Known Habitat

Plants for rest/refuge Serapias vomeracea (N.L.Burm) Briq. (De Marzo, 1994)
Biological notes  

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