Phymaphora pulchella Newman, 1838

Majka, Christopher G., 2007, The Erotylidae and Endomychidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada: New records, zoogeography, and observations on beetle-fungi relationships and forest health, Zootaxa 1546, pp. 39-50: 44-45

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Phymaphora pulchella Newman, 1838


Phymaphora pulchella Newman, 1838 

NEW BRUNSWICK: Carleton Co.: Meduxnekeeg Valley Preserve, 19.viii. 2004, R.P. Webster, hardwood forest: decaying fleshy fungi, RPWC. NOVA SCOTIA: 22 specimens examined from Cape Breton, Colchester, Cumberland, Guysborough, Halifax, Hants, Kings, Lunenburg, and Queens counties. The earliest record is from 1960 (Kings Co.: Cambridge Station, 29.x. 1960, D.H. Webster, under bark of Populus tremuloides Michx.  DHWC). PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND: Queens Co.: St. Patricks, 13.vii. 2002, C.G. Majka, on Piptoporus betulinus (Fr.) Kar.  on Betula papyrifera Marshall  , CGMC.

Newly recorded in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island ( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3). Associated with Piptoporus betulinus  ( Polyporaceae  ) and Donkia pulcherrima  (B. & C.) Pilt ( Hydnaceae  ) (F. Shockley, pers. comm.). On Prince Edward Island, found on birch polypore (P. b e t u l i n u s).


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