Philoctetes punctulatus (Dahlbom, 1854)

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Philoctetes punctulatus (Dahlbom, 1854)

Philoctetes punctulatus (Dahlbom, 1854)
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Chorology: Mediterranean
Chorology: Mediterranean
Italian distribution of Philoctetes punctulatus
Italian distribution








Systematic position of Philoctetes punctulatus (Dahlbom, 1854)

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Elampini) Size (mm)
Size (mm):
 
Genus & species Philoctetes punctulatus (Dahlbom, 1854)
Species group  
Original combination Omalus punctulatus Dahlbom, 1854
Type series Syntypi (Mus.: Lund)
Original description Parvus 1 1/8 lin. decimal. long. viridi-cyaneus, abdominis dorso aurato confsrtim distincte punctulato, pronoto et dorsulo punctis mediocribus adspersis, postscutello gibbe hemisphaerico vix conico, alis subhyalinis.
Hedychrum minimum Dufour in litteris.
Habitat in Gallia meridionali D. Dufour, qui specimen in provincia Landes ad St. Sever delegit et mihi amice dedit, in Sicilia D. Schiödte.

Observ. Affinis Omalo aurato, at margine segmenti abdominalis dorsalis 3:tii apicali tantum leniter emarginato, abdominis dorso undique distincte punctulato, pronoto absque area illa nitidiori, quae apud Om. auratum constanter obvenit, alis subhyalinis etc. satis dignoscitur. Caput cyaneum aut violaceum concinne punctato-reticulatum. Palpi fusci. Mandibulae apice piceo-brunneae, basi virescentes. Clypeus viridi-aenescens. Cavitas facialis violascens. Antennae nigro-fuscae, basi aeneo aut violaceo virescentes. Thorax viridi-cyanescens nitidus tegulis nigro- aut fusco-aeneis: pronotum et dorsulum tota punctis majusculis non profundis adspersa; scutellum, metanotum et pleurae punctato-reticulata; gibbositas metanoti hemisphaerica, a latere veluti subconica obvenit. Pedes ut in Omalo aurato. Alae hyalinae, propter pubescentiam nonnihil sordidae, venis et cellulis omnino ut in Omalo aurato. Abdomen convexius et fere brevius quam in Om. aurato, nitidum virescenti-aureum, confertim distincte punctulatum, punctura apicalis distinctior quam discoidalis; segmenti 3:tii emarginatura lenis obtusa, segmenti margo apicalis et lateralis tenuis testaceo scariosus; venter aeneo-, cyaneo-, viridi- et aureopictus.
Synonyms and subspecies parvulus (Dhlb.)
Systematic notes  

Geographic distribution of Philoctetes punctulatus (Dahlbom, 1854)

World distribution

Type locality Italy (Sicliy), France (St. Sever)
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: S Europe (France, Italy: Sicily), SW URSS, N Africa
Linsenmaier S Europe, Switzerland, Caucasus, N Africa
Other Authors circummediterranea
Chorology Mediterranean
Distribution notes  

Geographic distribution of Philoctetes punctulatus (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 Strumia, 2005;
Valle d Aosta|Aosta V. Rosa, 2002c;
Lombardia|Lombardy
Trentino Alto Adige Hellrigl, 1996
Veneto
Friuli V.G. Graffe, 1895 (as Ellampus); Kusdas, 1958 (as Omalus);
Liguria Mantero, 1899 (as Ellampus); Strumia, 2005;
Emilia Romagna Grandi, 1927 (as Ellampus parvulus); Grandi, 1927 (as Ellampus); Zangheri, 1969 (as Ellampus); Rosa, 2005a, 2005b; Strumia, 2005;
Toscana|Tuscany Grandi, 1936 (as Ellampus); Strumia, 1990 (as Omalus); Strumia, 1990, 1995 (ypt), 2000, 2002, 2005; Rosa, 2005a;
Umbria Rosa, 2005;
Marche Erlandsson, 1972;
Lazio Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Abruzzo Rosa, 2003b;
Molise
Campania
Puglia|Apulia Rosa, 2005a;
Basilicata
Calabria Costa, 1863 (as Omalus); Mocsáry, 1889 (as Ellampus); Invrea, 1933 (as Ellampus parvulus); Invrea, 1933 (as Ellampus); Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005a;
Sicilia|Sicily De Stefani, 1888 (as Ellampus); Mocsáry, 1889 (as Ellampus); Strumia, 2005;
Sardegna|Sardinia Costa, 1883 (as Omalus); Mocsáry, 1889 (as Ellampus); Mantero, 1905a (as Ellampus parvulus); Strumia, 2005;
Distribution notes Gorgona

Biology of Philoctetes punctulatus (Dahlbom, 1854)

Known Hosts

Polyphagous
Tenthredinidae  
Vespidae  
Eumenidae  
Masaridae  
Sphecidae Trypoxylon figulus (Berland & Bernard, 1938)
Apidae  
Colletidae  
Halictidae  
Megachilidae  
Anthophoridae  
Lepidoptera  
Notes on Hosts

Known Habitat

Habitat  
Plants for rest/refuge  
Parasites  
Biological notes  

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