Ahasverus advena (Waltl, 1832)

Majka, Christopher G., 2008, The flat bark beetles (Coleoptera, Silvanidae, Cucujidae, Laemophloeidae) of Atlantic Canada, ZooKeys 2 (2), pp. 221-238: 228

publication ID

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3793166

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038387DE-D15E-B46D-FF68-51B98DFFE3E3

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Ahasverus advena (Waltl, 1832)
status

 

Ahasverus advena (Waltl, 1832)  

NOVA SCOTIA: Halifax Co.: Halifax , 14.IX.1992, C. Stevens, (8, NSMC)   ; Halifax , 13.XI.1986, D. McCarthy, (2, NSMC)   ; Halifax , 1.IX.1989, R. White, (1, NSMC)   ; Halifax , 12.I.1990, collector not recorded, (1, NSMC)   ; Halifax , 9.VII.1991, K. Anthony, (4, NSMC)   ; Kings Co.: Kentville , 10.VIII.2005, D.H. Webster, compost heap, on moldy corncobs, (1, DHWC)   ; locality and collector not recorded, (8, NSAC). PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND: Queens Co.: Charlottetown , IX.1984, L.S. Thompson, (1, ACPE)   .

Ahasverus advena   is newly recorded in Atlantic Canada. Th is is a cosmopolitan species that feeds on surface molds such as Penicillium glaucoma   and Aspergillus   sp. It has been associated with moldy copra, lima beans, pigeon peas, stored grain, fruit, nuts, corn, dried pears, cereals, on damp flour, rice, figs, and apples, in coffee beans, moldy grass, on cured ham and stored oats and decaying soybeans ( Thomas 1993).

NSMC

Nova Scotia Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Silvanidae

Genus

Ahasverus