Holopyga ignicollis Dahlbom, 1854


Database of the Italian Chrysididae

Holopyga ignicollis Dahlbom, 1854

Holopyga ignicollis Dahlbom, 1854
Chorology: Europeo-Mediterranean
Chorology: Europeo-Mediterranean
Italian distribution of Holopyga ignicollis
Italian distribution

Systematic position of Holopyga ignicollis Dahlbom, 1854

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Elampini) Size (mm)
Size (mm):
Genus & species Holopyga ignicollis Dahlbom, 1854
Species group  
Original combination Holopyga ovata var. ignicollis Dahlbom, 1854.
Type series Syntypi (Mus.: Berlin, Vienna)
Original description 1/2 - 2 lin. decimal. long. Caput et thorax cyanea; pronotum, dorsulum et abdomen aurata, illa plus minus viridi-resplendentia; dorsuli lobus anticus basi area transversa l. concolore l. viridi- l. nigro-aenea subtiliter punctulata.
Hedychrum obtusicolle Megerl. Mus. Vienn. teste Kollàr
Elampus ignicollis Klug Mus. Berolin secundum specimina ibid. anno 1847 a me examinata.
Elampus cyaneocephalus Klug Mus. Berolin secundum specimina ibid. anno 1847 a me examinata.
Insula Rhodo: D. Loew; Austria: D. Megerle von Mühlfeld.
Synonyms and subspecies aureomaculata Ab., synonym of chrysonota (Frst.) in Kimsey & Bohart (1990)
Systematic notes  

Geographic distribution of Holopyga ignicollis Dahlbom, 1854

World distribution

Type locality Greece (Rhodes), Austria
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: (Greece: Rhodos) as syn. of chrysonota
Linsenmaier CS Europe, Anatolia, Cyprus, N Africa, Palestine
Other Authors W Palaearctic
Chorology Europeo-Mediterranean
Distribution notes  

Geographic distribution of Holopyga ignicollis Dahlbom, 1854

Italian distribution according to the Checklist of the species of the Italian Fauna

Macroregion North (N): South (S): Sicily (Si): Sardinia (Sa):

Italian distribution by Administrative Region (Personal evidences, Literature records and other sources)

Adm. Region Literature records FEI records Personal records
Piemonte|Piedmont Pagliano & Scaramozzino, 1999; Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Valle d Aosta|Aosta V. Rosa, 2002c, 2005a, 2006a;
Trentino Alto Adige Cobelli, 1903 (as Holopyga gloriosa ignicollis); Niehuis, 1998;
Friuli V.G.
Liguria Invrea, 1921 (as Holopyga gloriosa ignicollis on Daucus carota and on Crithmum maritimum L.); Pagliano & Scaramozzino, 1999; Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Emilia Romagna Pagliano & Scaramozzino, 1999; Rosa, 2005a;
Toscana|Tuscany Mantero, 1905 (as Holopyga gloriosa ignicollis); Strumia, 1995, 2002, 2005;
Lazio Lepri, 1910 (as Holopyga gloriosa ignicollis); Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Abruzzo Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Puglia|Apulia Buysson, 1904 (as Holopyga gloriosa ignicollis); Strumia, 2005;
Basilicata Pagliano & Scaramozzino, 1999; Strumia, 2005;
Calabria Invrea, 1933 (as Holopyga gloriosa ignicollis), 1941c (as Holopyga gloriosa ignicollis); Pagliano & Scaramozzino, 1999; Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Sicilia|Sicily Strumia, 2005;
Sardegna|Sardinia Pagliano & Scaramozzino, 1999; Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Distribution notes

Biology of Holopyga ignicollis Dahlbom, 1854

Known Hosts

Sphecidae Cerceris quadrifasciata, Minumesa (?) (Mocsáry, 1889)
Notes on Hosts

Known Habitat

Plants for rest/refuge Daucus carota L. and Crithmum maritimum L. (Invrea, 1922)
Biological notes  

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Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P. (2020) Holopyga ignicollis Dahlbom, 1854, in: Chrysis.net website. Interim version 15 August 2020, URL: https://www.chrysis.net/database-of-the-italian-chrysididae/species/?rif=Holopyga_ignicollis.