Italian distribution of Methocha wasps

Last updated on August 27th, 2020

Physical map of Italy with distribution points of Methocha species
Approximative locations of Methocha articulata (Latreille, 1792), in green color, and of Methocha latronum (Guichard, 1972), in red color.

Methocha articulata (Latreille, 1792)

Administrative division References
Piedmont (Piemonte) Costa, 1886; Pagliano, 1987; Generani, Pagliano & Scaramozzino (2005)
Aosta Valley (Valle d’Aosta) none
Lombardy (Lombardia) Agnoli, 2005
Trentino-A.A. Grandi, 1954; Pagliano, 1987; Generani, Pagliano & Scaramozzino (2005)
Veneto none Agnoli (unpublished, added: 2012)
Friuli-V.G. none
Liguria G.Pagliano, in litteris
Emilia Romagna Grandi, 1927; Agnoli, 2005
Tuscany (Toscana) Latreille, 1809 (as Tengyra sanvitali from “Etruria”); Generani, Pagliano & Scaramozzino (2005)
Umbria none
Marches (Marche) none
Latium (Lazio) Latreille, 1809 (as Tengyra sanvitali from “Agro Pedemontano”); Costa, 1858 (as Spinolia italica); Castellani, 1940; Generani, Pagliano & Scaramozzino (2005)
Abruzzes (Abruzzo) Agnoli, 2005; Generani, Pagliano & Scaramozzino (2005)
Molise none
Campania Costa, 1886 (from “provincie napoletane”)
Apulia (Puglia) none
Basilicata none
Calabria Pagliano, 1987; Agnoli (unpublished, added: 2006)
Sicily (Sicilia) De Stefani, 1889
Sardinia (Sardegna) [see Methocha latronum]

Methocha latronum (Guichard, 1972)

Administrative division References
Corsica (France) Guichard, 1972
Sardegna (Italy) Agnoli, 2005

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Agnoli G.L. (2024) Italian distribution of Methocha wasps, in: website. Interim version 27 May 2024, URL: