Chrysura ignifrons Brullé, 1833

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Chrysura ignifrons Brullé, 1833

Chrysura ignifrons Brullé, 1833
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Chorology: Turano-European
Chorology: Turano-European
Italian distribution of Chrysura ignifrons
Italian distribution








Systematic position of Chrysura ignifrons Brullé, 1833

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Chrysidini) Size (mm)
Size (mm):
 
Genus & species Chrysura ignifrons Brullé, 1833
Species group austriaca
Original combination Chrysis ignifrons Brullé, 1833
Type series Holotypus ♂ (Mus.: Paris)
Original description Cyanea; capite antice et antennarum basi aureo-nitidis; alis subhyalinis; pedibus virescentibus; tibiis aureis; tarsis pallide fuscis; abdomine integro, tenuissime punctato, basi aureo, postice cupreo-nitidissimo.

Mas. - Long. 7 millim. - (Voyez notre Pl. LI, fig.5)
Descr. Tête et corselet médiocrement ponctués, garnis de poils blanchâtres sur les côtés et obscurs sur le sommet de la tête. Tout le devant de la tête, depuis le bord antérieur du chaperon jusque derrière les ocelles, doré et brillant; vertex d'un bleu foncé un peu violet; antennes noires, légèrement dorées dans leur première moitié, avec le premier article doré et brillant comme le front. Corselet de la même couleur que le vertex; angles portérieurs du mêtathorax avancés et pointus. Écaille des ailes d'un vert brillant; celles-ci presque transparentes, les supérieures un peu enfumées dans la radiale, avec les nervures brunes, et celles du disque plus pâles. Pattes d'un vert brillant sur les cuisses, et doré sur les jambes; tarses d'un brun pâle. Abdomen finement ponctué; son extrémité légèrement sinuée et échancrée au milieu; le premier segment doré d'un vert brillant au bord postérieur; le reste d'un cuivreux rougeâtre brillant. Ventre d'un vert doré, avec l'extrémité rouge et brillante. Mâle. Hab. A la même époque, et dans le même localités que le précédent.
Synonyms and subspecies aurifrons (Dhlb.), unicolor (Luc.)
Systematic notes  

Geographic distribution of Chrysura ignifrons Brullé, 1833

World distribution

Type locality Greece (Peloponnese)
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: S Europe (Greece), N Africa, Middle East, Turkey, SW URSS
Linsenmaier Spain, Italy, S Switzerland, Austria, Greece, Anatolia, Syria, Palestine, Caucasus
Other Authors Europe, W Asia
Chorology Turano-European
Distribution notes  

Italian distribution of Chrysura ignifrons Brullé, 1833

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 Invrea, 1941c (as Chrysis aurifrons); Strumia, 2005;
Valle d Aosta|Aosta V.
Lombardia|Lombardy Invrea, 1941c (as Chrysis aurifrons); (dubious) Matthey, 1949 (as Chrysis); Rosa, 2005a;
Trentino Alto Adige Cobelli, 1903, 1910 (as Chrysis aurifrons); Wolf, 1971; Rosa, 2005a;
Veneto Strumia, 2005;
Friuli V.G. Ducke, 1901 (as Chrysis); Trautmann, 1927 (as Chrysis; host of Osmia iheringi); Invrea, 1941c (as Chrysis aurifrons); Kusdas, 1958 (as Chrysis); Kusdas & Thurner, 1955 (as Chrysis); Grandi, 1962 (as Chrysis (Holochrysis) aurifrons); Rosa, 2006b;
Liguria Invrea, 1941c (as Chrysis aurifrons); Rosa, 2005a;
Emilia Romagna Rosa, 2005b, 2006b;
Toscana|Tuscany Invrea, 1941c (as Chrysis aurifrons); Strumia, 1997 (host of Hoplitis anthocopoides (Schenck)), 2005; Rosa, 2005a;
Umbria
Marche Invrea, 1941c (as Chrysis aurifrons);
Lazio Strumia, 2005;
Abruzzo Invrea, 1941c (as Chrysis aurifrons); Rosa, 2004, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Molise
Campania
Puglia|Apulia De Marzo, 1994 (on Serapias vomeracea (N.L.Burm) Briq.); Strumia, 2005;
Basilicata Strumia, 2005;
Calabria Invrea, 1941c (as Chrysis aurifrons); Rosa, 2005a;
Sicilia|Sicily
Sardegna|Sardinia
Distribution notes

Biology of Chrysura ignifrons Brullé, 1833

Known Hosts

Polyphagous
Tenthredinidae  
Vespidae  
Eumenidae  
Masaridae  
Sphecidae
Apidae  
Colletidae  
Halictidae  
Megachilidae   Osmia ihleringii (Trautmann, 1927); Osmia iheringi (Duke in Linsenmaier, 1969); Hoplitis anthocopoides (Strumia, 1997)
Anthophoridae  
Lepidoptera  
Notes on Hosts

Known Habitat

Habitat  
Plants for rest/refuge Serapias vomeracea (De Marzo, 1994)
Parasites  
Biological notes  

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Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P. (2020) Chrysura ignifrons Brullé, 1833, in: Chrysis.net website. Interim version 08 July 2020, URL: https://www.chrysis.net/database-of-the-italian-chrysididae/species/?rif=Chrysura_ignifrons.