Hedychridium cupratum (Dahlbom, 1854)

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Hedychridium cupratum (Dahlbom, 1854)

Hedychridium cupratum (Dahlbom, 1854)
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Chorology: S-European
Chorology: S-European
Italian distribution of Hedychridium cupratum
Italian distribution








Systematic position of Hedychridium cupratum (Dahlbom, 1854)

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Elampini) Size (mm)
Size (mm):
 
Genus & species Hedychridium cupratum (Dahlbom, 1854)
Species group ardens
Original combination Hedychrum cupratum Dahlbom, 1854
Type series Syntypi ♀♀ (Mus.: Berlin)
Original description Subparvum vix 2 lin. decimal. long. supra totum cupreo-igneum: fronte, thoracis margine antico et postico pectoreque viridibus; pronoto et dorsulo coriaceis opacis, illo crasse, hoc modice sparse punctatis, pedibus aureo-nitidus, alis subsordide hyalinis, in cellula radiali subcompleta fumosis.
Elampus cupratus Klug Mus. Berolin.
Habitat in Italia D. Rossi, in Helvetia D. Kriechbaumer.

Observ. ♀. Corpus ut in Hedychro minuto constructum. Caput griseo-pilosellum. Vertex cupreus, aeneo-maculatus, punctato-subrugulosus. Frons viridi-subaurata, nitida coriaceo subrugulosa. Antennae mediocres fuscae; scapus e cupreo resplendens. Clipeus 1. medio viridis et utrinque virescenti-aureus 1. totus cupreus. Mandibulae nigro-piceae, ante apicem laete brunneae, basi cupreae. Palpi fusci. Thorax sparse griseo – pilosellus. Pronotum irregulariler coriaceo-rugulosum: pars antica humilior viridis, ad centrum marginis antici foveola profunda nigro-aenea, — pars postica paullulum elevatior aureo-cuprea punctis crassiusculis adspersa. Mesonotum punctis et punctulis adspersum: dorsulum coriaceo-subopacum, scutellum nitidum. Postscutellum conspicue punctato-reticulatum viridi-auratum; mesopleurae simillime sculptae et pictae; reliquae thoracis partes subaureo-virides. Abdomen igneo-cupreum nitidissimum sparse griseo-pilosellum subtiliter punctulalum. Venter inaequaliler concaviusculus nitidus parce pilosello - punctulatus nigro-piceus, segmento 2:do utrinque macula maxima viridi-aurata. Pedes griseo-pilosi, aureo-virides, femora et tibiae ad certum situm luminis a colore cupreo splendidissima observantur. Alarum tegulae cupreo aeneae nitidae; venae firmae nigro-piceae; venula transverso-medialis aurato-inflexa.
Synonyms and subspecies Hedychrum cupratum Dahlbom, 1854: 84. Syntypi ♀♀, Italy and Switzerland (Berlin)
Systematic notes  

Geographic distribution of Hedychridium cupratum (Dahlbom, 1854)

World distribution

Type locality Italy, Switzerland
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: Italy, Switzerland
Linsenmaier Alpine Arc to 2000 mts, Spain, France, Morocco (?)
Other Authors Europe
Chorology S-European
Distribution notes  

Geographic distribution of Hedychridium cupratum (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 Buysson, 1891 (as Hedychridium integrum); Invrea, 1922 (on flowers of Sedum acre L.); Trautmann, 1927 (as Hedychridium integrum cupratum), 1941 (as Hedychridium integrum cupratum); Rosa, 2005; Strumia, 2005;
Valle d Aosta|Aosta V. Invrea, 1941 (as Hedychridium integrum cupratum); Rosa, 2002c, 2005a, 2006a; Strumia, 2005;
Lombardia|Lombardy Trautmann, 1927 (as Hedychridium integrum cupratum);
Trentino Alto Adige Invrea, 1941 (as H. integrum cupratum from nest of Odynerus oviventris); Marcuzzi, 1956 (as Hedychridium integrum cupratum); Bonelli, 1966 (as Hedychridium integrum cupratum); Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Veneto
Friuli V.G. Trautmann, 1927 (as Hedychridium integrum cupratum);
Liguria
Emilia Romagna
Toscana|Tuscany
Umbria
Marche
Lazio
Abruzzo
Molise
Campania
Puglia|Apulia
Basilicata
Calabria
Sicilia|Sicily
Sardegna|Sardinia
Distribution notes

Biology of Hedychridium cupratum (Dahlbom, 1854)

Known Hosts

Polyphagous
Tenthredinidae  
Vespidae  
Eumenidae   from nest of Odynerus oviventris (Invrea, 1941)
Masaridae  
Sphecidae Gorytes lunatus (Berland & Bernard, 1938)
Apidae  
Colletidae  
Halictidae  
Megachilidae  
Anthophoridae  
Lepidoptera  
Notes on Hosts

Known Habitat

Habitat max. altitude: Alpine Arc to 2100 mts (Linsenmaier, 1987);
Plants for rest/refuge flowers of Sedum acre L. (Invrea, 1922)
Parasites  
Biological notes  

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