Hedychridium etruscum Strumia, 2003

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Hedychridium etruscum Strumia, 2003

Hedychridium etruscum Strumia, 2003
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Chorology: Italian-continental
Chorology: Italian-continental
Italian distribution of Hedychridium etruscum
Italian distribution








Systematic position of Hedychridium etruscum Strumia, 2003

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Elampini) Size (mm)
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Genus & species Hedychridium etruscum Strumia, 2003
Species group monochroum
Original combination Hedychridium etruscum Strumia, 2003
Type series Holotype ♀: Punta delle Cannelle, Elba, Malaise trap (42°46.61 N 10°25.72' E), 2/16-VIII-2000. Paratypes from Italy (Elba and Giglio isl.).
Original description Color: head, thorax, legs and abdomen black without evidence of metallic color; S-II black without metallic dot, tarsi brown (Fig. 1). Antennae normal, not expanded; scape, pedicel and flagellum black; F-I 1/w = 3.2; length ratio F-I/P = 1.6; length ratio F-I/F-I1 = 1.8; flagellomere from F-IV on 1/w > 1.
Face oval in shape in frontal view, facial W/H = 1.5; punctures on frons and vertex reticulate PD = 0.4 MOD, TFC absent. Scapal basin coarsely punctuate laterally (PD = 0.4 MOD) with a few coarse striae in the middle. Clypeus short, 0.9 MOD; malar space short (0.8 MOD) and strongly converging; mandible dark, brown at center, with two additional teeth. IOA smaller than 90° (average 84.9°, standard deviation 1.7°); IOD smaller than OOD. Vertex with occipital angles rounded.
Pronotum slightly converging on anterior border; punctures on pronotum, mesonotum and scutellum reticulate to close (PD = 0.4 MOD), uniform; notauli slightly diverging frontally. Metanotum punctures reticulate, uniform PD = 0.5-0.6 MOD, metanotum as long as scutellum; mesopleuron rounded ventrally, with punctures simple, close, uniform (PD = 0.3~0.4 MOD), lateral pro podeal angle acute and pointing outwards. Pronotum to scutellum length ratio 1.1; head to pronotum width ratio 1.16. Anterior femora simple, without a ventral longitudinal carina.
Wings light brown, veins brown; tegulae non-metallic black; median vein M nearly straight; Rs = 1.5 times stigma length; Cu not sclerotized; posterior wings with 5-6 hamuli. Abdomen strongly convex, short (1/w = 1.1), without longitudinal or transverse carina, punctures simple, uniform, close to reticulate, PD = 0.2-0.3 MOD, posterior margin of T-III round, smooth and canaliculate. The punctures on S-II are numerous, sparse and deep, PD = 0.2 MOD. Pubescence on all body white and short, less than 1 MOD in length. Sexual dimorphism absent, only the male posterior margin of T-III more round and S-IV less visible. The male genital capsule similar to that of monochroum. Body length 3.0 - 3.5 mm.
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Systematic notes  

Geographic distribution of Hedychridium etruscum Strumia, 2003

World distribution

Type locality Italy: Elba isl.: 1 m, 42 f: "Punta delle Cannelle", Porto Azzurro, Malaise trap (42°46.61' N 10°25.72' E), from 08-VI/26-VIII-2002; 1f La Biodola, 23-VIII-1962, legit A. Mochi; 3 f Marciana, Malaise trap (42°47.22' N 10°10.00' E), 24-V/16-VIII-2002; 1 f Marciana, 21-VI-2002. Giglio isl.: 3 f VIII-1901 and 1902, legit G. Doria. Gorgona isl.: 1m 9 f, Malaise trap (43°25.90' N 9°54.01' E), 11-VI/27-VIII-2002. Pianosa isl.: 2 f, Malaise trap (43°25.90' N 9°54.01' E), 26-VII-26-VIII-2001. Tuscan and Latium mainland: 4 m San Piero (Pisa), Pan traps, 01-VII/20-VIII-1994/1997; 1 m San Rossore (Pisa), Pan trap, 08-VII-1995; 1 m Vecchiano (Pisa), Pan trap 10-VI-1990; 1 m Santa Maria del Giudice (Lucca), 09-VII-1995; 1 m Case Ferri, Fauglia (Pisa), 04-VIII-1996; 2 m Laiatico, (Pisa), Pan trap, 15/21-VII-1995; 1 m Orciatico (Pisa), Pan trap, 30-VI-1994; 1 m Capena (Roma), 27-VII-1994.
Kimsey & Bohart  
Linsenmaier  
Other Authors  
Chorology Italian-continental
Distribution notes  

Geographic distribution of Hedychridium etruscum Strumia, 2003

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 Strumia, 2003; Strumia, 2005;
Umbria
Marche
Lazio Strumia, 2003; Strumia, 2005;
Abruzzo
Molise
Campania
Puglia|Apulia
Basilicata
Calabria
Sicilia|Sicily
Sardegna|Sardinia
Distribution notes

Biology of Hedychridium etruscum Strumia, 2003

Known Hosts

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

Known Habitat

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Plants for rest/refuge  
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Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P. (2020) Hedychridium etruscum Strumia, 2003, in: Chrysis.net website. Interim version 12 August 2020, URL: https://www.chrysis.net/database-of-the-italian-chrysididae/species/?rif=Hedychridium_etruscum.