European distribution of Methocha wasps

Last updated on June 7th, 2020

Interim sketch map of the European distribution of Methocha articulata (Latreille, 1792)
Interim sketch map of the European distribution of Methocha articulata and Methocha latronum.

Countries known to us (literature, personal records, Museum collections):

Europe (W and East)
N Africa
Austria
Belarus
Belgium
Croatia
Czech Republic1
Denmark
England and Wales
Estonia
Finland
France (articulata and latronum2)
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Italy (articulata and latronum2)
Kazakhstan
Latvia
Lithuania
Moldova
Morocco
The Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Romania (articulata and sisala3)
Portugal
Russia (NW,-C,-E,-S, Siberia and Far East)
Slovakia4
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Tadjikistan
Turkey
Turkmenistan (articulata and picipes5)
Ukraine4
Maroc
Algeria
Libya

Notes:

  1. Methocha articulata (Latreille, 1792) and Methocha articulata nigrescens Hoffer, 1938, described from Moravia and Slovak Republic, subspecies that we couldn’t examine.
  2. Methocha articulata (Latreille, 1792) and Methocha latronum (Guichard, 1972), described from Corsica (France) and found also in Sardinia (Italy).
  3. Methocha articulata obscura Hoffer, 1938, described from the Slovakian-Ukrainian border, subspecies that we couldn’t examine.
  4. Methocha sisala Nagy, 1968, described from the Carpathian Basin (Romania), subspecies that we couldn’t examine.
  5. Methocha picipes (Morawitz, 1890), described from “Transcaspia”, subspecies that we couldn’t examine.

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Agnoli G.L. (2020) European distribution of Methocha wasps, in: Chrysis.net website. Interim version 15 July 2020, URL: https://www.chrysis.net/resources/methocha/european-distribution/.