Hedychrum chalybaeum Dahlbom, 1854

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Hedychrum chalybaeum Dahlbom, 1854

Hedychrum chalybaeum Dahlbom, 1854
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Chorology: Centralasiatic-European
Chorology: Centralasiatic-European
Italian distribution of Hedychrum chalybaeum
Italian distribution








Systematic position of Hedychrum chalybaeum Dahlbom, 1854

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Elampini) Size (mm)
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Genus & species Hedychrum chalybaeum Dahlbom, 1854
Species group  
Original combination Hedychrum chalybaeum Dahlbom, 1854:64.
Type series Syntypi ♂♂ (Mus.: Berlin, Lund)
Original description Mediocre circa 2 lin. decimal. long. viridi-cyaneum vertice thoraceque opacis confertissime punctulato-reticulatis, abdominis segmenti 3:tii margine apicali utrinque angulo minuto obtuso obsoleto, alis basi hyalinis tum sordidis.

var. a. Corpus 2 1/4 lin. decimal. long. violascenti - cyaneum subchalybaeum, vertice pronoto dorsulo et scutello transversim obsolete viridi-aeneo-pictis.
Chrysis chalybaea Pallas teste Klug
Hedychrum chalybaeum Klug Mus. Berolin.

var. b. 2 lin. decimal. long. Corpus cyaneum, vertice transversaliter inter oculos, pronoti margine antico et postico nec non linea mediana, dorsulo maculis 3 indeterminatis et scutelli disco obsolete viridibus; abdomiuis discus viridi-resplendens.
Hedychrum caerulans Klug Mus. Berolin.
Hedychrum caerulescens Shuck. Ent. Mag. 17. p. 172. 3.

var. c. vix 2 lin. decimal. long. Vertex, pronotum et dorsulum tota viridia, scutelli discus laevissime viridi-pictus. Abdomen viridi-cyaneum.

var. d. 1 1/2 — 1 1/3 lin. decimal. long. Vertex, pronotum, dorsulum et scutellum viridia; postscutellum disco levissime viridi - pictum; abdomen cyaneo-virescens.
Hedychrum viride Mus. Berolin.

Habitat in Europa media et meridionali mense Julio parce aut raro. In Russia meridionali a D. Pallas detectum; in Prussia ad Berolinum D. D. Bouché et Klug; in Silesia ad Glogaviam D. Zeller.

Observ. Structura et sculptura Hedychr. lucidulo ♂ simillimum. Corpus fusco- et cinereo-pilosum et pubescens. Frons, vertex, pronotum et dorsulum confertissime punctulato-subreticulata l. subgranulata opaca subarida. Scutellum postscutellum et mesopleurae lobus normalis modice crasse punctato-reticulata. Thoracis dorsum etiam ut in Hedychr. lucidulo magis depressum quam convexum. Mandibulae apice rufo-piceae. Clypei margo apicalis truncatus nigro-piceus. Cavitas facialis a stemmatibus sat remota, confertim transverse strigosa. Antennae breves normaliter pictae. Pronotum foveolis 2 obsoletis: una marginis antici centrali transversa, altera mediana longitudinali. Pectus totum subtiliter coriaceum. Pedes viridi-cyanei tarsis testaceo-brunneis. Alarum tegulae nigro-fuscae venis l. fuscis 1. brunneis; venula transverso-mediali leniter arcuato-inflexa. Abdomen late ovato-obtusum, basi transversum, margine apicali ad utrumque latus angulo minuto obsoleto obtusiusculo, dorso depresso-convexum viridi-cyaneum nitidum confertim punctulatum; segmentum 3:tium inter discum et apicem ab uno margine laterali ad alterum linea transverso-arcuata minus determinata impressum. Venter nigro-piceus nitidus.
Synonyms and subspecies Hedychrum chalybaeum Dahlbom, 1845: 64. Syntypi, Europe (Mus.?).
Hedychrum szaboi Mocsáry, 1889: 167. Lectotypus ♀ (Móczár, 1964), Germany (Budapest).
Hedychrum komarovi Semenov, 1967: 138. Holotypus ♀, China (St. Petersburg).
Hedychrum martynovi Semenov, 1967: 138. Holotypus ♂, China (St. Petersburg)
Systematic notes  

Geographic distribution of Hedychrum chalybaeum Dahlbom, 1854

World distribution

Type locality Russia, Prussia, Silesia
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic
Linsenmaier Spain, France, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Poland, Yugoslavia, Cyprus, Palestine, Siberia, Mongolia, China
Other Authors SE Mediterraneo
Chorology Centralasiatic-European
Distribution notes  

Geographic distribution of Hedychrum chalybaeum 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
Emilia Romagna
Toscana|Tuscany
Umbria
Marche
Lazio
Abruzzo
Molise
Campania
Puglia|Apulia
Basilicata
Calabria
Sicilia|Sicily Mocsáry, 1889 (as Hedychrum szaboi);
Sardegna|Sardinia
Distribution notes to be confirmed, probably female H. micans europaeum Linsenmaier

Biology of Hedychrum chalybaeum Dahlbom, 1854

Known Hosts

Polyphagous
Tenthredinidae  
Vespidae  
Eumenidae  
Masaridae  
Sphecidae Stizus tridens (Berland & Bernard, 1938), Stizus (Linsenmaier, 1959), Cerceris interrupta (Schmid-Egger, 2000 and not Bembecinus tridens (KUNZ, 1994))
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) Hedychrum chalybaeum Dahlbom, 1854, in: Chrysis.net website. Interim version 15 August 2020, URL: https://www.chrysis.net/database-of-the-italian-chrysididae/species/?rif=Hedychrum_chalybaeum.