Omalus aeneus puncticollis Mocsáry, 1887

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  • Pseudochrysis humboldti (Dahlbom, 1845)
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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  

    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 (Literature records)

    Adm. Region Literature 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

    Italian distribution by Administrative Region (FEI records)

    Adm. Region FEI 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
    Sardegna|Sardinia
    Distribution notes

    Italian distribution by Administrative Region (Personal evidences)

    Adm. Region 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
    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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