Hedychridium coriaceum (Dahlbom, 1854)

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Hedychridium coriaceum (Dahlbom, 1854)

Hedychridium coriaceum (Dahlbom, 1854)
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Chorology: European
Chorology: European
Italian distribution of Hedychridium coriaceum
Italian distribution








Systematic position of Hedychridium coriaceum (Dahlbom, 1854)

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Elampini) Size (mm)
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Genus & species Hedychridium coriaceum (Dahlbom, 1854)
Species group ardens
Original combination Hedychrum coriaceum Dahlbom, 1854
Type series Lectotypus ♀ des. by Morgan (1984) (Mus.: Lund)
Original description Parvum 1 ½ lin. decimal. long. vertice pronoto mesonoto abdominisque dorso sordide viridi-auratis, hoc confertissime subtilissime punctulato, pedibus viridi-cyaneis, tarsis testaceis, alis sordide hyalinis.

Habitat in Italia et Finlandia. Tantum 3 specimina vidi, 2 in Italia a D. Zeller et unicum ad Helsingfors Finlandiae a D. Nylander detecta.

Observ. Magnitudine, habitu et pictura valde simile et affine Hedychri minuti varietati c; at primo intuitu dignoscitur sculptura capitis et thoracis, scil. caput et thoracis dorsum confertissime punctulato - coriaceo - opaca. Facies cyanea concaviusculo-plana, pone scapos subtilissime transverse strigosa, lineola mediana elevata. Antennae robustae: scapus nigro-aeneus, flagellum nigro-fuscum. Clypeus nitidus viridis punctulalus, apice sub-truncatus. Mandibulae robustae, viridi-nigroque aeneae, apice rufo-testaceae. Labium, palpi maxillaeque nigro-picea. Pronotum et mesonotum confertissime subtiliter punctulato-coriacea subgranulosa opaca. Pronotum margine antico concaviusculo -depresso aeneo-viride, sulculo mediano longitudinali profundo postice abrupto; disco punctulis nonnulis rotundatis, non profundis, subnitidis hinc inde adspersum. Scutelli margo posticus viridis. Metathorax cyaneus, postscutellum punctato tenuiter reticulatum. Pectus viridi-cyaneum; mesopleurae lobus mediocris punctato tenuiter reliculatus. Pedes viridi-cyanei griseo-puberuli, tibiis apice, calcaribus tarsisque rufo - testaceis. Alarum tegulae aeneae; venae fusco-brunnescentes mediocres, venula transverso-medialis profunde arcuato-inflexa. Abdomen rotundato-ovatum, dorso parum nitidum, confertissime subtiliter punctulatum sordide aureum, limbo nonnihil viridi-resplendente; venter nigro - piceus politus nitidissimus, segmento 2:do 1. loto concolore 1. macula parva centrali viridissima simplici aut gemina.
Synonyms and subspecies Hedychrum coriaceum Dahlbom, 1854: 88. Lectotypus ♀ (Morgan, 1984), Finland (Lund).
Hedychridium coriaceum ssp. jendoubense Linsenmaier, 1987: 140. Holotypus ♀, Tunisia (Luzern)
Systematic notes  

Geographic distribution of Hedychridium coriaceum (Dahlbom, 1854)

World distribution

Type locality Italy and Finland
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: Europe (Finland) (, Tunisia)
Linsenmaier CS Europe, Poland, Czech Republic, Sweden
Other Authors Europe
Chorology European
Distribution notes  

Geographic distribution of Hedychridium coriaceum (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 Invrea, 1922 (on flowers of Sedum acre L. and of Achillea millefolium L.); Rosa, 2005 (on flowers of Sedum acre, Pimpinella, Daucus carota); Strumia, 2005;
Valle d Aosta|Aosta V. Rosa, 2002c, 2005a, 2006a;
Lombardia|Lombardy Rosa, 2002a, 2002b, 2005a;
Trentino Alto Adige Rosa, 2005a;
Veneto
Friuli V.G.
Liguria Strumia, 2005;
Emilia Romagna Grandi, 1927; Zangheri, 1969; Rosa, 2005b, 2006b;
Toscana|Tuscany Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Umbria
Marche
Lazio
Abruzzo
Molise
Campania
Puglia|Apulia
Basilicata Strumia, 2005;
Calabria Invrea, 1941c; Strumia, 2005;
Sicilia|Sicily De Stefani, 1888 (as Hedychrum ardens coriaceum);
Sardegna|Sardinia Strumia, 1995
Distribution notes

Biology of Hedychridium coriaceum (Dahlbom, 1854)

Known Hosts

Polyphagous
Tenthredinidae  
Vespidae  
Eumenidae  
Masaridae  
Sphecidae Crabro albilabris, Psen bicolor, ?Dinetus, Oxybelus uniglumis (Berland & Bernard, 1938), Tachysphex panzeri Lind. (Grandi, 1961), Lindenius albilabris (F.) (Morgan, 1984)
Apidae  
Colletidae  
Halictidae  Halictus (Berland & Bernard, 1938)
Megachilidae  
Anthophoridae  
Lepidoptera  
Notes on Hosts

Known Habitat

Habitat  
Plants for rest/refuge flowers of Sedum acre L. and of Achillea millefolium L. (Invrea, 1922)
Parasites  
Biological notes  

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Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P. (2020) Hedychridium coriaceum (Dahlbom, 1854), in: Chrysis.net website. Interim version 14 August 2020, URL: https://www.chrysis.net/database-of-the-italian-chrysididae/species/?rif=Hedychridium_coriaceum.