Atheta (Dimetrota) prudhoensis (Lohse et al., 1990),

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: 225-226

publication ID

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3790967

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Atheta (Dimetrota) prudhoensis (Lohse et al., 1990)
status

 

Atheta (Dimetrota) prudhoensis (Lohse et al., 1990) 

Fig 44, Map 44

Additional Records. CANADA, New Brunswick, Carleton Co., Meduxnekeag River Valley Nature Preserve, 46.1940°N, 67.6800°W, 15.IX.2004, 14.IX.2005 (1 ♁, 1 ♀, RWC)GoogleMaps  . Restigouche Co., Mount Carleton Provincial Park, Mount Sagamook , 2000 ft. elev., 47.1112°N, 66.8599°W, 2.IX.2006 (1 ♁, 1 ♀, RWC)GoogleMaps  . York Co., Charters Settlement , 45.8430°N, 66.7275°W, 25.IX.2004, 6.X.2005 (6 ♁, 6 ♀, RWC)GoogleMaps  ; Charters Settlement , 45.8286°N, 66.7365°W, 19.IX.2005 (1 ♀, RWC)GoogleMaps  ; Charters Settlement , 45.8395°N, 66.7391°W, 21.VI.2004, 5.IX.2006 (1 ♁, 1 ♀, RWC)GoogleMaps  .

Bionomic Notes. Atheta prudhoensis  was typically found in decaying gilled mushrooms in mixed forests in New Brunswick. A few adults were also found in compost (decaying vegetables and decaying corncobs and cornhusks). Majka and Klimaszewski (2008b) reported A. prudhoensis  from Russula viresens  (gilled mushroom) in a white spruce forest. Gusarov (2003) found this species in litter in a mixed forest in Vermont.

Map 44. Collection localities in New Brunswick, Canada of Atheta prudhoensis  .

Adults were collected during June, September, and October in New Brunswick. Collection method: sifting.

Distribution in Canada and Alaska. AK, YT, ON, QC, NB, NS (Lohse et al. 1990; Gusarov 2003; Majka and Klimaszewski 2008b). Atheta prudhoensis  was first recorded from New Brunswick by Majka and Klimaszewski (2008b) from a specimen collected at Mary’s Point (Albert Co.). Th e above records indicate that this species is probably widespread in the province.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Staphylinidae

Genus

Atheta