Erotides sculptilis (Say, 1835)

Webster, Reginald P., Sweeney, Jon D. & DeMerchant, Ian, 2012, New Coleoptera records from New Brunswick, Canada: Lycidae, ZooKeys 179, pp. 115-126: 117-118

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.179.2494

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/5A6C3D40-1C74-8D7B-338D-93B2D9938BBD

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scientific name

Erotides sculptilis (Say, 1835)
status

 

Erotides sculptilis (Say, 1835)  Map 6

Material examined.

Additional New Brunswick records. Carleton Co., Meduxnekeag Valley Nature Preserve, 46.1957°N, 67.6803°W, 2.VIII.2004, R. P. Webster, mixed forest, beating foliage (1, RWC). York Co.,Charters Settlement, 45.8300°N, 66.7347°W, 29.VII.2004, R. P. Webster, regenerating mixed forest, on foliage (1, RWC); Charters Settlement, 45.8430°N, 66.7275°W, 17.VII.2007, R. P. Webster, regenerating mixed forest, sweeping foliage in brushy opening (1, RWC).

Collection and habitat data.

This species was collected by beating or sweeping foliage and hand picking adults from foliage in mixed and regenerating mixed forests during July and August.

Distribution in Canada and Alaska.

ON, QC, NB ( Green 1951; McNamara 1991; Majka et al. 2011). Erotides sculptilis  was listed as occurring in New Brunswick by Majka et al. (2011) without any supporting references or data. Here we provide the first documented records from New Brunswick.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Lycidae

Genus

Erotides