Hedychridium aheneum (Dahlbom, 1854)

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Hedychridium aheneum (Dahlbom, 1854)


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Chorology: E-Mediterranean
Chorology: E-Mediterranean
Italian distribution of Hedychridium aheneum
Italian distribution








Systematic position of Hedychridium aheneum (Dahlbom, 1854)

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Elampini) Size (mm)
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Genus & species Hedychridium aheneum (Dahlbom, 1854)
Species group incrassatum
Original combination Hedychrum aheneum Dahlbom, 1854
Type series Holotypus (Mus.: Berlin ?)
Original description Submediocre 1 2/3 lin. decimal, lon., pectore et metanoto cyaneis, vertice pronoto et dorsulo aureo-viridibus; abdomine aeneo-viridi, disco leviter obsolete roseo-aurato, segmento 2:do carinula mediana, marginibus segmenti 2:di et 3:tii apicalibus incrassatis.
Chrysis ahenea Pallas teste Klug in Mus. Berolin.
Ellampus aheneus Klug Mus. Berolin.
Habitat in Russia australi D. Pallas, Mus. Berolin.
Observ. Species propter sculpturam valde singularis et distinctissima. Caput cyaneum. Frons subtiliter coriacea, normaliter concaviuscula, utrinque albo-sericea. Vertex reticulato-punctatus viridis, in regione stemmatum aureo-aenescens. Antennae mediocres normales, scapus infra fuscus, supra cyaneo-virens; flagellum fuscum. Oculi et stemmata normalia. Mandibulae ante apicem palpique testaceo-brunnei. Thoracis dorsum modice crasse punctato-reticulatum; pronoti impressio mediana obsoleta, difficile observanda; mesopleurae subclathratae; pectus totum, pronoti margo anticus, scutelli latera et totus metathorax cyanea; pronotum et dorsulun viridi-aureo-cuprata; scutellum et mesopleurae disco subaurato-viridia. Abdominis dorsum totum confertim reticulato-punctatum; segmentum 1:mum viride, leviter aureo-micans; segmentum 2:dum viride, disco cupreo micans: carinula mediana basi obsoleta, disco apiceque distincta et cum margine apicali incrassato cohaerente figura ╩ ancorae fere simulante; segmentum 3:tium basi purpureo - violascens, disco viride, apice leviter cupreo 1. aurato - virescens; margo apicalis undato-incrassatus, in centro rudimentum carinulae medianae inceptae abruptae (non explicatae) observari potest; margo apicalis summus tenuis pallido subpellucidus. Venter nitidissimus laevissimus nigro-piceus, disco utrinque viridi - maculatus. Pedes cyaneo-virides, tibiarum apices et toti tarsi testacei 1. sublutescentes. Alae hyalinae, apice leviter sordidae; venis brunneis, tegulis cyaneis.
Synonyms and subspecies Hedychrum aheneum Dahlbom, 1854: 72. Holotypus, Russia (Berlin).
Hedychridium aheneum var. virescens Buysson, 1908: 23. Syntypi ♂♂, Egypt (Cairo?).
Hedychridium aheneum ssp. feritatum Linsenmaier, 1959: 235. Holotypus ♂, Palestine (Luzern)
Systematic notes  

Geographic distribution of Hedychridium aheneum (Dahlbom, 1854)

World distribution

Type locality Russia
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: S Europe, Lybia (Russia)
Linsenmaier SE Europe, N Africa (Cirenaica), Anatolia
Other Authors Turkey, Egypt
Chorology E-Mediterranean
Distribution notes  

Geographic distribution of Hedychridium aheneum (Dahlbom, 1854)

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
Friuli V.G.
Liguria
Emilia Romagna
Toscana|Tuscany
Umbria
Marche
Lazio Strumia, 2005;
Abruzzo
Molise
Campania
Puglia|Apulia
Basilicata
Calabria
Sicilia|Sicily
Sardegna|Sardinia
Distribution notes

Biology of Hedychridium aheneum (Dahlbom, 1854)

Known Hosts

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

Known Habitat

Habitat  
Plants for rest/refuge  
Parasites  
Biological notes  

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Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P. (2020) Hedychridium aheneum (Dahlbom, 1854), in: Chrysis.net website. Interim version 12 July 2020, URL: https://www.chrysis.net/database-of-the-italian-chrysididae/species/?rif=Hedychridium_aheneum.