Eropterus arculus Green, 1951**

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

publication ID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/8764D4BB-8CA5-1631-DB99-03A8428C4846

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scientific name

Eropterus arculus Green, 1951**
status

 

Eropterus arculus Green, 1951**  Map 2

Material examined.

New Brunswick, Carleton Co., Jackson Falls, Bell Forest, 46.2200°N, 67.7231°W, 2.VIII.2004, R. P. Webster & M.-A. Giguère, mature hardwood forest, on foliage (1♂, NBM);Meduxnekeag Valley Nature Preserve, 46.1888°N, 67.6762°W, 4.VII.2005, R. P. Webster, river margin sweeping (1, RWC). Queens Co., Cranberry Lake P.N.A, 46.1125°N, 65.6075°W, 29.VII-6.VIII.2009, R. Webster & M.-A. Giguère, old red oak forest, Lindgren funnel trap (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); same locality but 45.8430°N, 66.7275°W, 12.VII.2005, 20.VII.2008, R. P. Webster, regenerating mixed forest, beating foliage (2, RWC).

Collection and habitat data.

Eropterus arculus  adults were collected by beating or sweeping foliage and hand picking adults from foliage in mature hardwood forests with American beech ( Fagus grandifolia  Ehrh.) and sugar maple ( Acer saccharum  Marsh.), regenerating mixed forests, and along a river margin. One individual was captured in a Lindgren funnel trap deployed in an old red oak forest. Adults were collected during July and August.

Distribution in Canada and Alaska.

ON, QC, NB ( McNamara 1991).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Lycidae

Genus

Eropterus