Epuraea rufida ( Melsheimer, 1846 ),

Majka, Christopher, Webster, Reginald & Cline, Andrew, 2008, New records of Nitidulidae and Kateretidae (Coleoptera) from New Brunswick, Canada, ZooKeys 2 (2), pp. 337-356: 346

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.3897/zookeys.2.23

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3793329

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FF87FC-165C-4811-3BBD-4E71FC10947D

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Epuraea rufida ( Melsheimer, 1846 )
status

 

Epuraea rufida ( Melsheimer, 1846) 

Carleton Co.: Jackson Falls, Bell Forest , 46.2208°N, 67.7211°W, 31.III.2005, R.P. Webster, rich Appalachian hardwood forest, under bark of dead sugar maple, (9, NBM, RWC)GoogleMaps  ; Saint John Co.: Saint John , 3.VII.1900 -07, W. McIntosh, (1, NBM)  ; York Co.: Charters Settlement , 45.8395°N, 66.7391°W, 29.VIII.2007, mixed forest, in pile of corncobs and cornhusks, (10, NBM, RWC)GoogleMaps  .

Epuraea rufida  has been recorded in Canada from Ontario, Québec, and Nova Scotia ( McNamara 1991; Majka and Cline 2006), and in the United States from Maine south to South Carolina, west to Louisiana, and Wisconsin ( Parsons 1943; Chandler 2001; Price and Young 2006). The species has been recorded under bark of oak ( Quercus  sp.) and on the flowers of linden ( Tilia  sp., Tiliaceae  ) ( Parsons 1943). The specimen from Saint John collected by W. McIntosh was determined as E. rufida  by W.H. Harrington. The specimen is now broken and indeterminate.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Nitidulidae

Genus

Epuraea