Oxypoda opaca ( Gravenhorst, 1802 ),

Webster, Reginald, Klimaszewski, Jan, Pelletier, Georges & Savard, Karine, 2009, New Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) records with new collection data from New Brunswick, Canada. I. Aleocharinae, ZooKeys 22 (22), pp. 171-248: 197-199

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http://doi.org/ 10.3897/zookeys.22.152



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Oxypoda opaca ( Gravenhorst, 1802 )


Oxypoda opaca ( Gravenhorst, 1802) 

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New Records. CANADA, New Brunswick, Carleton Co., Meduxnekeag River Valley Nature Preserve, 46.1940°N, 67.6800°W, 12.VIII.2004, 23.VI.2006 (2 sex undetermined, RWC)GoogleMaps  . York Co., Charters Settlement , 45.8395°N, 66.7391°W, 16.IV.2005, 27.IV.2005, 29.III.2006, 5.V.2006, 27.IV.2008 (1 ♁, 3 ♀, 1 sex undetermined, RWC)GoogleMaps  ; same locality, 18.X.2007 (1 sex undetermined, RWC)GoogleMaps  ; same locality, 23.IV.2008 (1 ♁, RWC)GoogleMaps  .

Bionomic Notes. Most adults of this adventive species were collected from decaying organic material (decaying fleshy fungi, decaying vegetables (compost), decaying

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Figures Į9–24. Į9 Oxypoda lacustris  20 O. lucidula  O. opaca  22 O. vockerothi  23 Tachyusa americana  24 Myllaena ludificans  [19, 21, 22, 24, apical part of abdomen removed]. Scale = 1 mm

Map 2Į. Collection localities in New Brunswick, Canada of Oxypoda opaca  .

moldy corncobs and cornhusks). One flying individual was collected with a net during the late afternoon (15:00 to 18:00 h) in late April. Adults were collected in late March, April, May, June, August, and October. Collection method: sifting, some collected in flight with net during evening.

Distribution in Canada and Alaska. ON, NB, NS (Klimaszewski et al. 2006; Gouix and Klimaszewski 2007).