Cleptes ignitus (Fabricius, 1787)

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Cleptes ignitus (Fabricius, 1787)

Cleptes ignitus (Fabricius, 1787)
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Chorology: Turano-Mediterranean
Chorology: Turano-Mediterranean
Italian distribution of Cleptes ignitus
Italian distribution








Systematic position of Cleptes ignitus (Fabricius, 1787)

Subfamily & Tribe Cleptinae Size (mm)
Size (mm):
 
Genus & species Cleptes ignitus (Fabricius, 1787)
Species group  
Original combination Ichneumon ignitus Fabricius, 1787
Type series Holotypus ♀ (Mus.: Copenhagen)
Original description Nigro cyaneus, thorace antice aurea, abdomine ferrugineo; fascia postica nigra. Habitat in Barbaria Dom. Vahl. Magnitudo et statura omnino praecedentis. Caput, thorax postice pedesque obscure cyanea. Thorax antice aureus, nitidus. Abdomen ferrugineum fascia postica nigricante. Alae obscurae. Plantae piceae.
Synonyms and subspecies  
Systematic notes  

Geographic distribution of Cleptes ignitus (Fabricius, 1787)

World distribution

Type locality Barbaria
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: Europe, S URSS, Armenia, N Africa
Linsenmaier CS Europe to S Russia, Armenia, Anatolia
Other Authors France, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, S Russia, N Africa (Mocsáry, 1889); Hungary, Slovakia, Yugoslavia, Russia, Turkey, Tunisia (Móczár, 1997a)
Chorology Turano-Mediterranean
Distribution notes Strumia (1995) lists the species citing reliable sources, but without a precise indication of locality.

Geographic distribution of Cleptes ignitus (Fabricius, 1787)

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
Valle d Aosta|Aosta V.
Lombardia|Lombardy
Trentino Alto Adige
Veneto Massalongo, 1891 (to be confirmed - lost specimen);
Friuli V.G.
Liguria
Emilia Romagna
Toscana|Tuscany
Umbria
Marche
Lazio
Abruzzo
Molise
Campania
Puglia|Apulia
Basilicata
Calabria
Sicilia|Sicily
Sardegna|Sardinia
Distribution notes Strumia (1995) lists the species citing reliable sources, but without a precise indication of locality.

Biology of Cleptes ignitus (Fabricius, 1787)

Known Hosts

Polyphagous
Tenthredinidae  
Vespidae  
Eumenidae  
Masaridae  
Sphecidae
Apidae  
Colletidae  
Halictidae  
Megachilidae  
Anthophoridae  
Lepidoptera  
Notes on Hosts

Known Habitat

Habitat  
Plants for rest/refuge Euphorbia and branches sprayed with water+sugar (Schmidt, 1977)
Parasites  
Biological notes  

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For citation purposes

Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P. (2020) Cleptes ignitus (Fabricius, 1787), in: Chrysis.net website. Interim version 07 August 2020, URL: https://www.chrysis.net/database-of-the-italian-chrysididae/species/?rif=Cleptes_ignitus.