Philoctetes truncatus (Dahlbom, 1831)

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Philoctetes truncatus (Dahlbom, 1831)

Philoctetes truncatus (Dahlbom, 1831)
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Chorology: Turano-European
Chorology: Turano-European
Italian distribution of Philoctetes truncatus
Italian distribution








Systematic position of Philoctetes truncatus (Dahlbom, 1831)

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Elampini) Size (mm)
Size (mm):
 
Genus & species Philoctetes truncatus (Dahlbom, 1831)
Species group  
Original combination Chrysis truncata Dahlbom, 1831
Type series Lectotypus des. by Morgan (1984) (Mus.: Lund)
Original description [Description from Dahlbom, 1854]
Viridi-cyanea, nitida, subpubescens, antennarum flagello nigro, postscutello gibbo, apice acuto; alis hyalinis, apice tarsisque totis fuscis; abdominis segmento ultimo producto, apice truncato, coriaceo.
♂. Hab. rarissime in Vestrogothia. D. Gyllenhal, in Smolandia, D. Boheman, Mus. D. Zetterstedt.
D.I. e. Mas. Praecedentis varietati b. [Omalus aeneus (Fabricius)] inprimis affinis et assimilis, a qua tamen ani structura singulari facile distinguitur. Subpubescens. Corpus in fundo cyaneum ad certum situm luminis viridi-micans. Palpi et mandibulae nigro-picea, hae apicae tricrenatae l. tridentaculatae. Antennae nigrae, basi viridi-cyaneae. Tegula nigra.
Alae hyalinae, apice fuscae, nervis ut in praecedente. Postscutellum gibbum, apice subacutum. Pedes viridi-cyanei, tarsis fuscis. Abdomen nitidissimum confertim et subtiliter punctulatum; segmento ultimo producto, apice coriaceo, testaceo, truncato; hoc segmentum ab infra inspectum emarginatum videtur ob lacinias inflexas.
Synonyms and subspecies  
Systematic notes  

Geographic distribution of Philoctetes truncatus (Dahlbom, 1831)

World distribution

Type locality Sweden
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: Europe (Sweden), S URSS, N Africa
Linsenmaier Europe, W Asia, N Africa
Other Authors W Palaearctic
Chorology Turano-European
Distribution notes  

Geographic distribution of Philoctetes truncatus (Dahlbom, 1831)

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
Valle d Aosta|Aosta V.
Lombardia|Lombardy Rosa, 2002a, b, 2005a; Strumia, 2005;
Trentino Alto Adige Cobelli, 1903, 1910 (as Ellampus);
Veneto Rosa, 2005a; Strumia, 2005
Friuli V.G. Kusdas & Thurner, 1955 (as Omalus);
Liguria
Emilia Romagna
Toscana|Tuscany
Umbria Rosa, 2005a;
Marche
Lazio
Abruzzo
Molise
Campania Haupt, 1956;
Puglia|Apulia
Basilicata
Calabria
Sicilia|Sicily
Sardegna|Sardinia
Distribution notes

Biology of Philoctetes truncatus (Dahlbom, 1831)

Known Hosts

Polyphagous
Tenthredinidae  
Vespidae  
Eumenidae  
Masaridae  
Sphecidae Psenulus atratus (Betts, 1986)
Apidae  
Colletidae  
Halictidae  
Megachilidae  
Anthophoridae  
Lepidoptera  
Notes on Hosts

Known Habitat

Habitat  
Plants for rest/refuge Rubus (Betts, 1986)
Parasites  
Biological notes  

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Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P. (2020) Philoctetes truncatus (Dahlbom, 1831), in: Chrysis.net website. Interim version 14 August 2020, URL: https://www.chrysis.net/database-of-the-italian-chrysididae/species/?rif=Philoctetes_truncatus.