Hedychrum virens Dahlbom, 1854

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Hedychrum virens Dahlbom, 1854

Hedychrum virens Dahlbom, 1854
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Chorology: Turano-European
Chorology: Turano-European
Italian distribution of Hedychrum virens
Italian distribution








Systematic position of Hedychrum virens Dahlbom, 1854

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Elampini) Size (mm)
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Genus & species Hedychrum virens Dahlbom, 1854
Species group  
Original combination Hedychrum virens Dahlbom, 1854
Type series Syntypi (Mus.: Turin, Berlin)
Original description Magnum 3—3 1/2 lin. decimal. long. valde robustum cyaneum abdomine punctatissimo viridi-aurato, alis basi breviter subhyalinis, ceterum totis fumato-fuscis.
Mas vix 3 lin. decimal. long. vertice et pronoto viridibus, abdomine aurato-viridi.
Hedychrum virens Klug Mus. Berolin.
Femina 3 1/2 lin. decimal. long. capite thoraceque cyaneis levissime viridi-pictis, abdomine viridi-aurato.
Hedychrum nov. sp. " Mus. Spinolae.
Habitat in Rossia meridionali et Lusitania forte rarissime.
Observ. Mas. Caput normale, subangustum, confertim crasse punctatum cyaneum vertice viridi. Mandibulae rufo-brunneae, basi cyanescentes. Clipeus margine apicali gibbus, utriunque transverse concaviusculo-impressus. Palpi maxillaeque testaceo - brunnescentes. Thorax convexo - depressus. Pronotum viride, confertim crasse et irregulariter punctatum, antice nonnihil angustatum et hinc late subtrapezinum. Dorsulum minus confertim at paullo crassius irregulariter punctatum, scutellum punctis crassioribus l. politus foveolis orbiculatis adspersum, post-scutellum et mesopleurae rite punctato-reticulata, metanotum punctato-rugosum, — omnia una cum pectore cyanea, disco suturisque leviter viridi-picta. Pedes virescenti - cyanei; femora et tibiae posteriora uno latere, tibiarum ommium apices et omnes totique tarsi fusco-brunnea. Alarum tegulae nigro - fuscae, venae concolores: medialis et submedialis basi testaceae; venula transverso-medialis leviter inflexo-arcuata. Abdomen robustum latum modice convexum, totum dorso punctis crassiusculis crebre et irregulariter obsertum 1. quasi cribratum: punctis obliquis haud raro confluentibus; margo apicalis segmenti 3:tii ad utriumque latus nonnihil emarginatus et hinc angulo dentiformi munitus, spatium inter hos dentes convexo-arcuatum et in centro immersum 1. subimpressum; segmenta dorsalia viridia, disco aureo-nitida; macula basalis segmenti 1:mi subaenaea; segmenti 2:di et 3:tii margo basalis laevis subpolitus tenuiter nigro-piceus. Venter inaequalis, planiuscolo-fornicatus, nitidissimus punctis nonnullis adspersus, nigro-piceus, segmentis utrinque ante apicem macula parva viridi-lucida.
Femina quoad sculpturam et structuram ♂ simillima, et solum pictura atque magnitudine dignoscitur; scil. caput et thorax tota cyanea: tantum in regione stemmatum, in pronoti et mesopleurarum disco, in dorsuli utraque parte laterali, nec non in suturis et rugulis metanoti 1. maculae l. striolae indeterminatae virides observantur. Abdomen viridi aureum; segmenti 1:mi macula basalis, segmentique 2:di margines basalis et apicalis tenuiter, cupreo-nitidissimi.
Synonyms and subspecies Hedychrum virens Dahlbom, 1854: 74. Syntypi ♂ and ♀, Russia, Portugal (Berlin).
Hedychrum flavitarse Costa, 1858: 19. Holotypus ?, Italy (Napoli).
Hedychrum phoenix Buysson, 1888: 2. Syntypi ♂, Palestine (Paris?).
Hedychrum grande Tournier, 1890: 23. Syntypi ♂ and ♀, Russia (Mus.?).
Hedychrum virens var. caucasicum Mocsáry, 1889: 171. Holotypus ♂, Russia (Vienna).
Hedychrum virens var. petri Semenov, 1967: 142. Holotypus ♀, Kazakhstan (St. Petersburg)
Systematic notes  

Geographic distribution of Hedychrum virens Dahlbom, 1854

World distribution

Type locality Russia, Portugal
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: SE Europe (Portugal), S URSS, Middle East, Turkey
Linsenmaier Greece, Rhodos, Cyprus, Palestine, Anatolia, S Russia, Spain
Other Authors S Europe, Turkey
Chorology Turano-European
Distribution notes  

Geographic distribution of Hedychrum virens 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 Abeille, 1879; Strumia, 2005;
Valle d Aosta|Aosta V.
Lombardia|Lombardy
Trentino Alto Adige
Veneto
Friuli V.G.
Liguria
Emilia Romagna Strumia, 2005;
Toscana|Tuscany
Umbria
Marche
Lazio
Abruzzo
Molise
Campania Costa, 1858;
Puglia|Apulia
Basilicata
Calabria
Sicilia|Sicily
Sardegna|Sardinia
Distribution notes

Biology of Hedychrum virens Dahlbom, 1854

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  
Parasites  
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Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P. (2020) Hedychrum virens Dahlbom, 1854, in: Chrysis.net website. Interim version 14 August 2020, URL: https://www.chrysis.net/database-of-the-italian-chrysididae/species/?rif=Hedychrum_virens.