Hedychridium infans Abeille, 1879

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Hedychridium infans Abeille, 1879

Hedychridium infans Abeille, 1879
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Chorology: W-Mediterranean
Chorology: W-Mediterranean
Italian distribution of Hedychridium infans
Italian distribution








Systematic position of Hedychridium infans Abeille, 1879

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Elampini) Size (mm)
Size (mm):
 
Genus & species Hedychridium infans Abeille, 1879
Species group ardens
Original combination Hedychridium minutum var. infans Abeille, 1878 [nec 1897]
Type series Lectotypus ♂ des. by Kimsey (1991) (Mus.: Paris)
Original description Pareil au type, mais à ponctuation plus forte; d'un doré verdâtre, postécusson bleu. 4 mm.
Synonyms and subspecies Hedychridium minutum var. infans Abeille, 1879: 3. Lectotypus ♂ (Kimsey, 1991), France (Paris).
Hedychridium ardens var. santchii Trautmann, 1927: 70. Syntypi, Tunisia (Berlin, Zurich)
Systematic notes Rosa (2006) - after the examination of paralectotypes in Gribodo's collection - suggests that homeopathicum is infans sensu Linsenmaier and infans is jucundum sensu Linsenmaier. Thus, jucundum should be a synonym of infans.

Geographic distribution of Hedychridium infans Abeille, 1879

World distribution

Type locality France
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: S Europe (France), N Africa
Linsenmaier S France, Italy, Sicily, Yugoslavia, Portugal, Spain
Other Authors W Europe, N Africa
Chorology W-Mediterranean
Distribution notes  

Geographic distribution of Hedychridium infans Abeille, 1879

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 Invrea, 1921 (as H. minutum infans on flowers of Euphorbia paralias L.), 1922a;
Emilia Romagna Grandi, 1927 (as H. minutum infans parasitoid of Tachysphex panzeri Vand.);
Toscana|Tuscany Rosa, 2005; Strumia, 2005;
Umbria
Marche
Lazio Strumia, 2005;
Abruzzo
Molise
Campania
Puglia|Apulia
Basilicata
Calabria
Sicilia|Sicily Linsenmaier, 1987; Strumia, 2005;
Sardegna|Sardinia Strumia, 2005;
Distribution notes

Biology of Hedychridium infans Abeille, 1879

Known Hosts

Polyphagous
Tenthredinidae  
Vespidae  
Eumenidae  
Masaridae  
Sphecidae Tachysphex panzeri Lind. (Grandi, 1961)
Apidae  
Colletidae  
Halictidae  ?Halictus (Berland & Bernard, 1938)
Megachilidae  
Anthophoridae  
Lepidoptera  
Notes on Hosts

Known Habitat

Habitat  
Plants for rest/refuge flowers of Euphorbia paralias L. (Invrea, 1921)
Parasites  
Biological notes  

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Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P. (2020) Hedychridium infans Abeille, 1879, in: Chrysis.net website. Interim version 14 August 2020, URL: https://www.chrysis.net/database-of-the-italian-chrysididae/species/?rif=Hedychridium_infans.