Spintharina cuprata Dahlbom, 1854

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Spintharina cuprata Dahlbom, 1854


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Chorology: W-Mediterranean
Chorology: W-Mediterranean
Italian distribution of Spintharina cuprata
Italian distribution








Systematic position of Spintharina cuprata Dahlbom, 1854

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Chrysidini) Size (mm)
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Genus & species Spintharina cuprata Dahlbom, 1854
Species group cuprata
Original combination Chrysis cuprata Dahlbom, 1854
Type series Holotypus ♀ (Mus.: Berlin)
Original description ♀. Subparva vix 2 lin, decimal. long. robustula crasse punctata cyaneo-viridis, vertice, thoracis abdominisque dorso viridi-cupreis, ventre maxime fornicato nigro-aeneo levissime viridi-picto, serie ante-apicali foveolis rotundis profundis subpellucidis numerosis distinctissimis, alis subhyalinis venis fuscis.

Chrysis cuprata Hoffmannsegg secund. Mus. Berolin.
Spintharis cuprata Klug Mus. Berolin.

Habitat in Sicilia, D. Zeller Mus. Berolin.

Observ. Habitus fere Chrysidis integrellae (No. 73). Corpus cinereo-pubescens et pilosellum. Occiput modice punctatum et frons punctulata aenescenti-viridia. Vertex crasse punctato-reticulatus aeneo-cupreus. Frontis sulcus medianus politus impunctatus. Antennae mediocres robustae basi virescentes, medio fuscae, apice brunneae. Clypeus ut in Chryside crassimargo constructus at brevior, disco aeneo - cupreus; mandibulae quoque ut in Chr. crassimargo pictae. Thoracis dorsum et mesopleurae crasse punctato-reticulata. Pronoti pars colliformis violascens, macula centrali viridi, utrinque fovea profunda orbiculata; pars posterior pronoti, dorsulum, scutellum et mesopleurarum discus viridi-aeneo-cuprea; metanotum et pleurae viridia. Tegulae virides nitidae testaceo-marginatae. Pronoti pars posterior antice impressione centrali irregulari. Sternum nitidum parce punctulatum cyaneum limbo viridi. Abdomen mediocre subovatum, dorso modice convexum, viridi- aut subaeneo-cupreum, parum nitidum; segmenta l:mum, 2:dum et 3:tium modice confertim punctata; margo apicalis humilis prominulus arcuatus. Pedes virides tarsis brunneo-testaceis. Cellula radialis ovato-lanceolata subcompleta, scil. venae radialis apex costae intactae approximatus: apertura igitur valde angusta.
Synonyms and subspecies cuprata var. splendens Traut. cupratoides Bohart
Systematic notes  

Geographic distribution of Spintharina cuprata Dahlbom, 1854

World distribution

Type locality Sicily
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: S Europe (Italy: Sicily), N Africa
Linsenmaier S Europe, Sicily, France, Portugal, Spain, Dalmatia, Caucasus, N Africa
Other Authors W Palaearctic
Chorology W-Mediterranean
Distribution notes  

Geographic distribution of Spintharina cuprata 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
Valle d Aosta|Aosta V.
Lombardia|Lombardy
Trentino Alto Adige Dalla Torre & Kohl, 1879; Trautmann, 1930;
Veneto
Friuli V.G.
Liguria Strumia, 2005;
Emilia Romagna
Toscana|Tuscany
Umbria Trautmann, 1926; Linsenmaier, 1997;
Marche
Lazio
Abruzzo
Molise
Campania
Puglia|Apulia
Basilicata
Calabria
Sicilia|Sicily Dahlbom, 1854; De Stefani, 1888; Linsenmaier, 1987;
Sardegna|Sardinia
Distribution notes data from Trentino should be referred to Spintharina versicolor (Spinola).

Biology of Spintharina cuprata Dahlbom, 1854

Known Hosts

Polyphagous
Tenthredinidae  
Vespidae  
Eumenidae  
Masaridae  
Sphecidae
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) Spintharina cuprata Dahlbom, 1854, in: Chrysis.net website. Interim version 09 August 2020, URL: https://www.chrysis.net/database-of-the-italian-chrysididae/species/?rif=Spintharina_cuprata.