Cryptolestes ferrugineus (Stephens, 1831)

Majka, Christopher G., 2008, The flat bark beetles (Coleoptera, Silvanidae, Cucujidae, Laemophloeidae) of Atlantic Canada, ZooKeys 2 (2), pp. 221-238: 229

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.3897/zookeys.2.14

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3793144

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038387DE-D151-B462-FF68-52FE8C2EE415

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Plazi

scientific name

Cryptolestes ferrugineus (Stephens, 1831)
status

 

Cryptolestes ferrugineus (Stephens, 1831)  

NOVA SCOTIA: Colchester Co.: Truro , 15.II.1973, G. Townsend, (4, NSAC)   ; Halifax Co.: Halifax , 4.XII.1989, (1, NSMC)   ; Halifax , 1.XII.1999, R. White, grain elevators, (6, NSMC)   ; locality not recorded, 27.VI.1973, collector not recorded, (25, NSAC). PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND: Queens Co.: Charlottetown , 16.IV.1985, J. Lund, in barley, (2, ACPE)   ; Charlottetown , VIII.1992, J.G. Stewart, grain bin, (3, ACPE)   .

Cryptolestes ferrugineus   is newly recorded in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. It was reported from Newfoundland by Bousquet (1991). Th is cosmopolitan species is a serious pest of stored grain in Canada where it is found mainly in granaries, grain elevators, and mills ( Bousquet 1990).

NSMC

Nova Scotia Museum