Cryptolestes pusillus (Schönherr, 1817)

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.3793146

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038387DE-D151-B462-FF68-54878C09E5B5

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Cryptolestes pusillus (Schönherr, 1817)
status

 

Cryptolestes pusillus (Schönherr, 1817)  

NEW BRUNSWICK: Albert Co.: Mary’s Point , 19.X.1988, D.S. Christie, (1, NBM)   ; NOVA SCOTIA: Colchester Co.: Bible Hill , 1.V.1996, J. Ogden, (12, NSNR, JOC)   ; Halifax Co.: Halifax , 2.XI.1989, 1.XII.1999, 10.XII.1999, R. White, (21, NSMC)   ; Pictou Co.: Lyons Brook , 23.IV.1996, E. Georgeson, (1, NSNR)   .

Cryptolestes pusillus   is newly recorded in Atlantic Canada. Th is cosmopolitan species is found mainly in grain elevators and flour mills where it feeds on damaged grain, preferably wheat ( Bousquet 1990).

NSNR

Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

NSMC

Nova Scotia Museum