Calopteron terminale (Say, 1823)

Webster, Reginald P., Sweeney, Jon D. & DeMerchant, Ian, 2012, New Coleoptera records from New Brunswick, Canada: Lycidae, ZooKeys 179, pp. 115-126: 118-119

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Calopteron terminale (Say, 1823)


Calopteron terminale (Say, 1823)  Map 8

Material examined.

Additional New Brunswick records. Queens Co., Waterborough, at boat landing at Grand Lake, 45.9072°N, 66.0127°W, 1.IX.2004, R. P. Webster, lakeshore in drift material (5, RWC); Cranberry Lake P.N.A, 46.1125°N, 65.6075°W, 14.VIII.2009, R. Webster & M.-A. Giguère, old red oak forest, on flowers of Spiraea alba  (1, AFC); same locality data and forest type, 31.VIII-15.IX.2011, C. Hughs & R. Webster, Lindgren funnel trap (1, NBM). Sunbury Co., Maugerville, Portobello Creek N.W.A., 45.8992°N, 66.4248°W, 28.VIII.2004, R. P. Webster, silver maple forest, on foliage (1, RWC). York Co.,Charters Settlement, 45.8430°N, 66.7275°W, 23.VIII.2003, 28.VIII.2004, 13.VIII.2004, R. P. Webster, regenerating mixed forest, on foliage (4, RWC); same locality but 45.8188°N, 66.7460°W, 11.IX.2004, R. P. Webster, clear-cut, under bark of conifer stump (2, RWC); Tracy, off Webb Rd., 45.6931°N, 66.6539°W, 31.VIII.2008, R. P. Webster, mixed forest, sweeping roadside vegetation (1, NBM).

Collection and habitat data.

Calopteron terminale  (Say) was collected from drift material along a lakeshore, from (hand picking adults on) foliage in a silver maple ( Acer saccharinum  L.) forest, an old red oak forest, and regenerating mixed and mixed forests, and from under bark of a conifer stump in a clearcut. On individual was collected from flowers of Spiraea alba  , another was captured in a Lindgren funnel trap. Adults were captured during August and September.

Distribution in Canada and Alaska.

MB, ON, QC, NB ( Green 1952; McNamara 1991; Majka et al. 2011). Calopteron terminale  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.