Philonthus politus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Majka, Christopher, Klimaszewski, Jan & Lauff, Randolph, 2008, The coastal rove beetles (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) of Atlantic Canada: a survey and new records, ZooKeys 2 (2), pp. 115-150: 137

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.3897/zookeys.2.2

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3792990

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03848788-466B-662A-4BD9-98A7FBDFD0CF

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Plazi

scientific name

Philonthus politus (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Philonthus politus (Linnaeus, 1758)  

NOVA SCOTIA: Cape Breton Co.: Scatarie Island, Northwest Cove , 8.VIII.2005, A. MacDonald, under wrack on beach, (1, CBU)   ; Scatarie Island, Northwest Cove , 11.VIII.2005, K.R. Aikens and A. MacDonald, under wrack on beach, (1, CBU)   ; Digby Co.: Brier Island, Pond Cove , 15.IX.2005, J. Ogden and K. Goodwin, rocky shore, pitfall trap, (1, JOC)   ; Halifax Co.: Sable Island , 10.VI.1977, 15.VI.1977, B. Wright, (4, NSMC)   .

Philonthus politus   is found in all kinds of decaying organic matter ( Smetana 1995). It is not particularly associated with coastal habitats. There are scattered records in New Brunswick, Newfoundland, and Nova Scotia ( Smetana 1995) including a few (above) from coastal habitats. Its distribution in North America is shown in Smetana (1995).

CBU

Canada, Nova Scotia, Sydney, Cape Breton University

JOC

Jeffrey Ogden

NSMC

USA, Nevada, Carson City, Nevada State Museum

CBU

Cape Breton University

NSMC

Nova Scotia Museum