Pytho americanus Kirby, 1837

Majka, Christopher G., 2006, The Mycteridae, Boridae, Pythidae, Pyrochroidae, and Salpingidae (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada, Zootaxa 1250, pp. 37-51: 42

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.172996

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Pytho americanus Kirby, 1837
status

 

Pytho americanus Kirby, 1837 

Broadly distributed throughout North America; in Canada recorded in every province except for Prince Edward Island, and not on the island of Newfoundland. In the Maritime Provinces primarily recorded in southern Nova Scotia and New Brunswick ( Fig. 2View FIGURE 2). In the United States widely distributed in the east and west with fewer records in the Great Plains. Larvae found under bark, primarily of Pinus  spp. and also Picea mariana  , and Tsuga heterophylla (Raf.) Sarg.  ( Pinaceae  ) ( Pollock 1991). In Nova Scotia found associated with Pinus strobus  , Tsuga canadensis  (L.) Carr., and Picea rubens Sarg.  ( Pinaceae  ).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Pythidae

Genus

Pytho