Omalus aeneus puncticollis Mocsáry, 1887

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Omalus aeneus puncticollis Mocsáry, 1887

Omalus aeneus puncticollis Mocsáry, 1887
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Chorology: European
Chorology: European
Italian distribution of Omalus aeneus puncticollis
Italian distribution








Systematic position of Omalus aeneus puncticollis Mocsáry, 1887

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Elampini) Size (mm)
Size (mm):
 
Genus & species Omalus aeneus puncticollis Mocsáry, 1887
Species group  
Original combination Omalus aeneus ssp. puncticollis Mocsáry, 1887.
Type series Lectotypus des. by Moczar (1964)
Original description Mediocris, elongatus, viridi-cyaneus vel cyaneus, parce-cinereo-alboque pilosus; vertice post stemmata, pro- et mesonoti disco, scutello postscutelloque plus minusve violascentibus; cavitate faciali profunda, laevi ac polita, viridi-aurata, lateribus faciei dense punctulato-coriaceis; temporibus subtus irregulariter subtiliterque subtransverse striatis; antennis tenuibus, nigro-fuscis, articulis duobus primis viridi-auratis, tertio proportionaliter brevi, quarto dimidio longiore, quarto quintoque simul sumptis breviore, genis brevibus, linearibus; fronte dense subtiliter, vertice post stemmata sat sparsim valde leviter punctatis, pronoti disco punctis profundis sparsis, magnitudine inaequalibus interstitiisque laevibus, mesonoti lobo medio antice laevi ac polito postice lobisque lateralibus valde sparsim, illo sat profunde, his leviter, scutello crassius punctatis, postscutello gibbo-convexo punctato-reticulato; abdominis segmentis dorsalibus laete viridibus, splendidis, tertio viridi-subaurato, secundo disco macula magna aeneo-nigra notato, segmentis duobus primis subtilissime, haud visibiliter, valde sparsim, lateribus evidentius, tertio densius crassiusque punctulatis, hoc margine apicali tenuiter nigro-aeneo, centro sat profunde triangulariter exciso; ventre viridi-subaurato; femoribus tibiisque laete viridibus, tarsis fuscis; alis fortiter infumatis, iridescentibus, basi hyalinis, tegulis aeneo-nigris, laevibus. - ♂♀; long. 5 mm.
Synonyms and subspecies synonym of aeneus in Kimsey & Bohart (1990); valid species (Strumia, 2001)
Systematic notes  

Geographic distribution of Omalus aeneus puncticollis Mocsáry, 1887

World distribution

Type locality Germany (Hannover)
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: (Germany) as syn. of a.aeneus
Linsenmaier CS Europe, Anatolia
Other Authors Europe, Turkey
Chorology European
Distribution notes  

Geographic distribution of Omalus aeneus puncticollis Mocsáry, 1887

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 Strumia, 2005;
Valle d Aosta|Aosta V. Rosa, 2002c, 2006a;
Lombardia|Lombardy
Trentino Alto Adige Strumia, 2005;
Veneto
Friuli V.G.
Liguria
Emilia Romagna
Toscana|Tuscany
Umbria
Marche
Lazio
Abruzzo Rosa, 2003;
Molise
Campania
Puglia|Apulia
Basilicata
Calabria
Sicilia|Sicily
Sardegna|Sardinia
Distribution notes

Biology of Omalus aeneus puncticollis Mocsáry, 1887

Known Hosts

Polyphagous
Tenthredinidae  
Vespidae  
Eumenidae  
Masaridae  
Sphecidae Passaloecus turionum Dhlb. (Berland & Bernard, 1938), Passaloecus (Else, 1973)
Apidae  
Colletidae  
Halictidae  
Megachilidae  
Anthophoridae  
Lepidoptera  
Notes on Hosts

Known Habitat

Habitat  
Plants for rest/refuge flowers of Euphorbia (Schmidt, 1977)
Parasites  
Biological notes  

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Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P. (2020) Omalus aeneus puncticollis Mocsáry, 1887, in: Chrysis.net website. Interim version 14 August 2020, URL: https://www.chrysis.net/database-of-the-italian-chrysididae/species/?rif=Omalus_aeneus_puncticollis.