Cryptophagus scanicus (Linnaeus, 1758)†

Webster, Reginald P., Webster, Vincent L., Alderson, Chantelle A., Hughes, Cory C. & Sweeney, Jon D., 2016, Further contributions to the Coleoptera fauna of New Brunswick with an addition to the fauna of Nova Scotia, Canada, ZooKeys 573, pp. 265-338: 304

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.573.7327

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:DE650E3E-B589-4682-B925-A7D5439D07B1

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scientific name

Cryptophagus scanicus (Linnaeus, 1758)†
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Cryptophagidae

Cryptophagus scanicus (Linnaeus, 1758)† 

Material examined.

New Brunswick, Queens Co., Jemseg, 45.8412°N, 66.1195°W, 21.VIII-7.IX.2012, C. C. Hughes, & K. Van Rooyen // Hardwood woodland near seasonally flooded marsh, Lindgren funnel trap 1 m high under Quercus macrocarpa  and in canopy of Quercus macrocarpa  (2, RWC); Grand Lake Meadows P.N.A., 45.8227°N, 66.1209°W, 24.VIII-3.IX.2010, R.P. Webster // Old silver maple forest with green ash and seasonally flooded marsh, Lindgren funnel trap (1, RWC). York Co., Charters Settlement, 45.8395°N, 66.7391°W, 3.X.2007, R.P. Webster // Mixed forest, in decaying (moldy) corncobs & cornhusks (1, RWC).

Distribution in Canada and Alaska.

NB, NF ( Bousquet et al. 2013).

Comments.

This adventive Palaearctic species was previously known only from NF (St. John’s) in North America and occurs in various habitats including stored produce in Europe ( Woodroffe and Coombs 1961, Johnson et al. 2007, Klimaszewski et al. 2015). Specimens from NB were captured in Lindgren funnel traps and sifted from a pile of moldy decaying corncobs and cornhusks.