Chrysura cuprea (Rossi, 1790)

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Chrysura cuprea (Rossi, 1790)

Chrysura cuprea (Rossi, 1790)
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Chorology: Europeo-Mediterranean
Chorology: Europeo-Mediterranean
Italian distribution of Chrysura cuprea
Italian distribution








Systematic position of Chrysura cuprea (Rossi, 1790)

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Chrysidini) Size (mm)
Size (mm):
 
Genus & species Chrysura cuprea (Rossi, 1790)
Species group cuprea
Original combination Chrysis cuprea
Type series Syntypi (Mus.: lost)
Original description Glabra, aureo-aenea nitida; thorace pone coeruleo, pectore pedibusque cyaneis.
Statura et magnitudo fere C. Ignitae. Antennae nigrae. Caput, thorax antice, & abdomen aureo-aenea, nitida. Thorax postice coeruleus dentatus, puncto calloso alarum coeruleo. Anus integer aculeo longo crasso. Abdomen subtus aureum nitidum. Pectus, pedesque coerulea. Alae hyalinae margine crassiori fusco.
Captae duae ruri in floribus.
Synonyms and subspecies coerulipes F., caerulescens (F.), aurichalcea (Lep.)
Systematic notes  

Geographic distribution of Chrysura cuprea (Rossi, 1790)

World distribution

Type locality Italy
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: CS Europe (Italy: Firenze)
Linsenmaier CS Europe, Holland
Other Authors Mediterranean area. Malta (Strumia, 1981)
Chorology Europeo-Mediterranean
Distribution notes  

Geographic distribution of Chrysura cuprea (Rossi, 1790)

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 Buysson, 1890 (as Chrysis coerulipes); Gribodo, 1919 (as Chrysis); Pagliano & Scaramozzino, 1999; Rosa, 2005; Strumia, 2005;
Valle d Aosta|Aosta V. Rosa, 2002c, 2005a; 2006a;
Lombardia|Lombardy Magretti, 1881 (as Chrysis); Rosa, 2005a;
Trentino Alto Adige Cobelli, 1903, 1910 (as Chrysis coerulipes); Bonelli, 1966 (as Chrysis); Rosa, 2005;
Veneto Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Friuli V.G. Graffe, 1895 (as Chrysis coerulipes on Euphorbia); Ducke, 1898, 1901 (as Chrysis); Kusdas, 1958 (as Chrysis); Kusdas & Thurner, 1955 (as Chrysis); Rosa, 2005; Strumia, 2005;
Liguria Mantero, 1899 (as Chrysis); Spinola, 1806 (as Chrysis coerulipes); Mantero, 1908 (as Chrysis on Serapias longipetala); Rosa, 2005a (on Centranthus ruber, Serapias longipetala, Vicia sativa, Euphorbia cyparissias, Euphorbia verrucosa); Strumia, 2005;
Emilia Romagna Grandi, 1927 (as Chrysis coerulipes); 1930, 1934, 1962 (as Holochrysis coerulipes); Zangheri, 1969 (as Chrysis); Rosa, 2004, 2005a, 2005b; 2006b; Strumia, 2005;
Toscana|Tuscany Rossi, 1790 (as Chrysis); Piccioli, 1884 (as Chrysis coerulipes); Buysson, 1890 (as Chrysis coerulipes); Grandi, 1956; Strumia, 1990 (as Chrysis); Pagliano & Scaramozzino, 1999; Strumia, 1990, 2005; Rosa, 2005a, 2006b;
Umbria Rosa, 2005a (on Apium, Prunus); Strumia, 2005;
Marche Strumia, 2005;
Lazio Lepri, 1911 (as Chrysis); Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Abruzzo Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Molise Rosa, 2005a;
Campania
Puglia|Apulia Strumia, 2005;
Basilicata
Calabria Gribodo, 1919;
Sicilia|Sicily De Stefani, 1888 (as Chrysis);
Sardegna|Sardinia Costa, 1883 (as Chrysis); Mocsáry, 1889 (as Chrysis); Gribodo, 1919; Invrea, 1952 (as Chrysis); Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Distribution notes

Biology of Chrysura cuprea (Rossi, 1790)

Known Hosts

Polyphagous
Tenthredinidae  
Vespidae  
Eumenidae  
Masaridae  
Sphecidae
Apidae  
Colletidae  
Halictidae  
Megachilidae   Osmia rufohirta, O. andrenoides, O. versicolor, O. bicolor, O. aurulenta, O. spinulosa (Berland & Bernard, 1938), Osmia in Helix (Invrea, 1920), Osmia (Grandi, 1951), Osmia rufohirta (Schmid-Egger, 2000)
Anthophoridae  
Lepidoptera  
Notes on Hosts

Known Habitat

Habitat  
Plants for rest/refuge Euphorbia (Graffe, 1895); Serapias longipetala (Mantero, 1908); Euphorbia (Invrea, 1920); in branches of Centranthus, in flowers of Serapias longipetala and cordigera (Invrea, 1920)
Parasites  
Biological notes  

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Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P. (2020) Chrysura cuprea (Rossi, 1790), in: Chrysis.net website. Interim version 15 August 2020, URL: https://www.chrysis.net/database-of-the-italian-chrysididae/species/?rif=Chrysura_cuprea.