Hedychridium femoratum (Dahlbom, 1854)

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Hedychridium femoratum (Dahlbom, 1854)


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Chorology: Turano-European
Chorology: Turano-European
Italian distribution of Hedychridium femoratum
Italian distribution








Systematic position of Hedychridium femoratum (Dahlbom, 1854)

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Elampini) Size (mm)
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Genus & species Hedychridium femoratum (Dahlbom, 1854)
Species group ardens
Original combination Hedychrum femoratum Dahlbom, 1854
Type series Holotypus ♀ (Mus.: Vienna)
Original description Parvum 1 ½ lin. decimal. long. vertice pronoto et mesonoto aureo-viridibus, abdomine roseo -ferrugineo dorso confertim subtililer punctulato, segmentis limbo apicali ex aureo-viridi splendidis, pedibus rufo-testaceis basi viridi- et nigro - aeneis, alis sordide hyalinis.
Hedychrum femoratum Megerl. Mus. Vienn. teste Kollàr.
Habitat in Austria; specimen unicum ad Viennam ab Illustr. Megerle von Mühlfeld olim detectum, amice communicavit Cel. Kollàr.
Observ. Locum systematicum habeat haec species optimum inter Hedychrum coriaceum et Hedychrum roseum, utrique affinis et ab utroque diversus. Vertex et thoracis dorsum confertissime punctulato - coriacea subgranulosa opaca aureo-viridia. Frons, facies et clypeus saturate cyanea 1. violacea, ita ut in Hedychr. coriaceo constructa; mandibulae, antennae et trophi etiam hujus speciei. Pronotum antice concaviusculo truncatum, sulculo mediano longitudinali abrupto, utrinque ad sulcum lineola transversa elevata subtiliori. Postscutellum cyaneum et mesopleurae lobus parvus punctato-tenuiter reticulata. Metathorax et pectus viridi - cyanea coriacea. Alae subsordide hyalinae, venis fuscis subgracilibus, venula transverso-mediali profunde arcuato-inflexa, tegulis brunneis. Venter rufo- 1. roseo-testaceus politissimus.
Synonyms and subspecies Hedychrum femoratum Dahlbom, 1854: 90. Holotypus, Austria (Vienna?).
Hedychridium femoratum var. miricolor Morice, 1909: 466. Holotypus ♀, Palestine (Oxford).
Holopyga elegans Mocsáry, 1911: 450. Lectotypus ♀ (French, 1986), Turkey (Budapest).
Hedychridium elegans var. uniformis Linsenmaier, 1959: 54. Holotypus ♀, Morocco (Luzern)
Systematic notes  

Geographic distribution of Hedychridium femoratum (Dahlbom, 1854)

World distribution

Type locality Austria (Vienna)
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: S Europe (Austria), Turkey, N Africa
Linsenmaier S Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, Greece, Anatolia
Other Authors Europe
Chorology Turano-European
Distribution notes  

Geographic distribution of Hedychridium femoratum (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 Strumia, 2005;
Emilia Romagna
Toscana|Tuscany
Umbria
Marche
Lazio Lepri, 1910;
Abruzzo
Molise
Campania
Puglia|Apulia
Basilicata
Calabria Invrea, 1933;
Sicilia|Sicily Schmid-Egger, 1995;
Sardegna|Sardinia
Distribution notes South of Italy: doubtful (Strumia, 1995, 2001)

Biology of Hedychridium femoratum (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 femoratum (Dahlbom, 1854), in: Chrysis.net website. Interim version 14 August 2020, URL: https://www.chrysis.net/database-of-the-italian-chrysididae/species/?rif=Hedychridium_femoratum.