Lathrobium (Lathrolepta) debile LeConte, 1880**,

Webster, Reginald P. & DeMerchant, Ian, 2012, New Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) records with new collection data from New Brunswick, Canada: Paederinae, ZooKeys 186, pp. 273-292: 278

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Lathrobium (Lathrolepta) debile LeConte, 1880**


Lathrobium (Lathrolepta) debile LeConte, 1880**  Map 8

Material examined.

New Brunswick, Charlotte Co., at New River, 45.2166°N, 66.5953°W, 2.VI.2006, R. P. Webster, river margin, under debris (1 ♂, RWC). Queens Co., W of Jemseg at "Trout Creek", 45.8227°N, 66.1240°W, 4.VI.2004, 3.IV.2006, 11.IV.2006, R. P. Webster, silver maple swamp, sifting litter at base of large tree (silver maple) (2 ♂, 1 ♀, NBM, RWC); Grand Lake near Scotchtown, 45.8762°N, 66.1816°W, 25.IV.2004, 12.V.2004, R. P. Webster, (red) oak and (silver) maple forest, in leaf litter (2 ♂, 2 ♀, RWC). Sunbury Co., Burton, SW of Sunpoke Lake, 45.7575°N, 66.5726°W, 17.IV.2005, R. P. Webster, red maple swamp, in leaf litter near margin of slow stream (1 ♀, NBM). York Co., Charters Settlement, 45.8380°N, 66.7310°W, 18.IV.2004, R. P. Webster, mixed forest, in leaf litter near stream (1 ♀, RWC); 8.5 km W of Tracy off Rt. 645, 45.6821°N, 66.7894°W, 6.V.2008, R. P. Webster, alder swamp, in leaf litter and grass on hummocks (1, RWC); Fredericton, Odell Park, 45.9570°N, 66.6695°W, 19.VI.2005, R. P. Webster, old growth hemlock forest, in leaf litter (1 ♂, RWC).

Collection and habitat data.

In New Brunswick, Lathrobium debile  was found in a silver maple swamp, a red oak and silver maple forest, a red maple swamp, a mixed forest, an alder swamp, an old-growth eastern hemlock ( Tsuga canadensis  (L.) Carr.) forest, and along a river margin. Most adults were sifted from leaf litter on the forest floor or near stream margins. One individual was found under drift material on a river margin. Adults were collected during April, May, and June.

Distribution in Canada and Alaska.

ON, QC, NB ( Campbell and Davies 1991).