Hedychrum nobile (Scopoli, 1763)

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Hedychrum nobile (Scopoli, 1763)

Hedychrum nobile (Scopoli, 1763)
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Chorology: Palearctic
Chorology: Palearctic
Italian distribution of Hedychrum nobile
Italian distribution








Systematic position of Hedychrum nobile (Scopoli, 1763)

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Elampini) Size (mm)
Size (mm):
 
Genus & species Hedychrum nobile (Scopoli, 1763)
Species group  
Original combination Sphex nobile Scopoli, 1763
Type series Holotyps ♀ (lost?)
Original description Caput, pedes, thorax postice, colore long. lin. 2 viridi, abdomen aureo colore tinctum: apice rotundato edentato.
Inveni in floribus Ptharmicae millefolii.
Thorax pallio aureo ad bases alarum usque producto tectus, alibi capiti pedibusque concolor. Abdomine supra, nullum splendidum aurum. Alae apice fuscentes. Abdomen subtus fuscus. Aculeus testaceus, longus: valvis pilosis, quibus adjacent duo alia corpuscola pallida setacea incurva.
Synonyms and subspecies Sphex nobile Scopoli, 1959: 38. Holotypus ♀, Austria (lost?).
Chrysis lucidulum Fabricius, 1775: 358. Syntypi, Europe (Copenhagen).
Vespa carbunculus Geoffroy, 1785: 440. Holotypus ?, Europe (Mus.?).
Vespa viridis Geoffroy, 1785: 441. Holotypus ♀, Europe (Mus.?).
Chrysis regia Fabricius, 1793: 243. Holotypus ?, Kiliae (lost?).
Hedychrum alterum Lepeletier, 1806: 122. Syntypi ♂ and ♀, France (Paris?).
Hedychrum aulicum Spinola, 1843: 129. Typus ?, Spain (lost?).
Hedychrum longipilis Tournier, 1877: 106. Syntypi ♂ and ♀, Italy and Switzerland (Genève).
Hedychrum semiviolaceum Mocsáry, 1889: 165. Syntypi ♂ and ♀, Italy and Switzerland (Genève).
Hedychrum nobile var. lepeletieri Buysson, 1898: 563. Holotypus ♂, loc.? (Paris)
Systematic notes  

Geographic distribution of Hedychrum nobile (Scopoli, 1763)

World distribution

Type locality Italy
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: widespread (Austria)
Linsenmaier France, Italy, Sicily, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Poland, Austria, Fennoscandia, Siberia
Other Authors Regions Palaearctic and Afrotropical
Chorology Palearctic
Distribution notes  

Geographic distribution of Hedychrum nobile (Scopoli, 1763)

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 Spinola, 1806 (as Chrysis regia); Buysson, 1890 (as Hedychrum lucidulum); Invrea, 1922 (as Hedychrum lucidulum on flowers of umbrellifers and of Sedum); Pagliano & Scaramozzino, 1999 (parasitoid of Chalicodoma parietina (Geoffr.) and of Cerceris arenaria (L.) (Mingo 1981)); Rosa, 2002c, 2005a (on flowers of Achillea millefolium, Daucus carota, on leaves of Pteris aquilina); Strumia, 2005;
Valle d Aosta|Aosta V. Rosa, 2002c., 2005a, 2006a;
Lombardia|Lombardy Casolari & Casolari, 1980 (as Hedychrum lucidulum); Rosa, 2002a, 2002b; Rosa, 2004, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Trentino Alto Adige Grandi, 1954; Marcuzzi, 1956 (as Hedychrum lucidulum); Hellrigl, 1996; Bonelli, 1966 (as H. lucidulum); Rosa, 2005a, 2006b;
Veneto Giordani Soika, 1932 (as Hedychrum lucidulum); Negrisolo, 1995; Pagliano & Scaramozzino, 1999; Strumia, 2005;
Friuli V.G. Graffe, 1895; Kusdas, 1958; Rosa, 2005a;
Liguria Scopoli, 1763; Spinola, 1806 (as Chrysis lucidula); Mantero, 1899 (common on Daucus carota); Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Emilia Romagna Grandi, 1927 (as Hedychrum lucidulum), 1931 (as Hedychrum lucidulum), 1935 (as Hedychrum lucidulum), 1962; Zangheri, 1969; Rosa, 2004, 2005a, 2005b, 2006b; Strumia, 2005;
Toscana|Tuscany Rossi, 1790 (as Hedychrum lucidulum); Contarini, 1843 (as Hedychrum regium); Piccioli, 1884 (as Hedychrum lucidulum); Buysson, 1890 (as Hedychrum lucidulum); Mantero, 1905 (as Hedychrum lucidulum); Grandi, 1929 (as Hedychrum lucidulum), 1930 (as Hedychrum lucidulum), 1936 (as Hedychrum lucidulum); Strumia, 1990; Strumia, 1995 (ypt), 2005; Rosa, 2005a, 2006b;
Umbria
Marche Erlandsson, 1972 (as nobile antigai); Strumia, 1990, 2005; Pagliano & Scaramozzino, 1999;
Lazio Lepri (as Hedychrum lucidulum); Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Abruzzo Zavattari, 1915 (as Hedychrum lucidulum); Grandi, 1957; Erlandsson, 1972; Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Molise
Campania Costa, 1858, 1864 (as Hedychrum lucidulum); Buysson, 1890 (as Hedychrum lucidulum);
Puglia|Apulia Pagliano & Scaramozzino, 1999; Strumia, 2005;
Basilicata Guiglia, 1947; Pagliano & Scaramozzino, 1999; Strumia, 2005;
Calabria Costa, 1882 (as Hedychrum lucidulum); Invrea, 1941c; Invrea, 1933 (as Hedychrum lucidulum), 1941; Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Sicilia|Sicily Ghiliani, 1843 (as Hedychrum lucidulum); Sichel, 1860 (as Hedychrum lucidulum); De Stefani, 1894; Linsenmaier, 1959; Erlandsson, 1972; Strumia, 2005;
Sardegna|Sardinia Invrea, 1952; Pagliano & Scaramozzino, 1999; Rosa, 2003b (as nobile antigai); Strumia, 2005;
Distribution notes

Biology of Hedychrum nobile (Scopoli, 1763)

Known Hosts

Polyphagous
Tenthredinidae  
Vespidae  
Eumenidae   Odynerus parietum (Berland & Bernard, 1938)
Masaridae  
Sphecidae Cerceris arenaria, ?Stizus tridens (Berland & Bernard, 1938), Cerceris arenaria (L.) (Mingo 1981), Cerceris arenaria, C. rybyensis, C. quinquefasciata, C. ruficornis, C. quadricincta (Witt, 1998)
Apidae  
Colletidae  
Halictidae  Halictus leucozonius (Berland & Bernard, 1938), Halictus (Linsenmaier, 1959)
Megachilidae   Chalicodoma muraria, Osmia nigriventris (Berland & Bernard, 1938), Chalicodoma parietina (Geoffr.) (Mingo 1981)
Anthophoridae  
Lepidoptera  
Notes on Hosts

Known Habitat

Habitat max. altitude: not over 1500 mts (Berland & Bernard, 1938); Italy m 950 (Bonelli, 1966)
Plants for rest/refuge Daucus carota (Mantero, 1899), Mentha, Chrysanthemum, Daucus, Rubus (Invrea, 1920), on flowers of umbrellifers and of Sedum (Invrea, 1922), on Apiaceae and Rosaceae (Witt, 1998)
Parasites  
Biological notes  

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Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P. (2020) Hedychrum nobile (Scopoli, 1763), in: Chrysis.net website. Interim version 11 July 2020, URL: https://www.chrysis.net/database-of-the-italian-chrysididae/species/?rif=Hedychrum_nobile.