Habrocerus canariensis ASSING & WUNDERLE

Assing, Volker, 2008, A revision of the Habrocerinae of the world. IV. A new species of Habrocerus from China and additional records (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae), Beiträge Zur Entomologie = Contributions to Entomology 58 (1), pp. 135-144: 140

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.21248/contrib.entomol.58.1.135-144

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F187C3-FFA2-2575-FF12-FEE3FC89FC0D

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Carolina

scientific name

Habrocerus canariensis ASSING & WUNDERLE
status

 

Habrocerus canariensis ASSING & WUNDERLE  

Additional material examined:

Canary Islands: Gran Canaria: 1 ex., Bco. Cernicalos, 4.II.1989, leg. García (cGar). El Hierro: 5 exs. [1 teneral], Lomo Blanco, 6 km W Frontera, 550 m, fayal-brezal, 25.I.1998, leg. Behne ( DEI, cAss); 2 exs., Las Puntas, 27°48'N, 17°59'W, 50 m, fallow, in rotting plant debris, 4.I.2000, leg. Assing (cAss); 3 exs., El Golfo, laurisilva, leg. Franz ( NHMW); 4 exs., Mocanal near Valverde, leg. Franz ( NHMW). La Gomera: 3 exs. [2 teneral], N Roque de Agando, El Bailadero, 1050 m, laurisilva with Erica   , 24.XII.1998, leg. Assing (cAss); 20 exs., El Cedro, E Ermitá N. S. de Lourdes, 1000 m, laurisilva, 24.XII.1998, leg. Assing (cAss); 29 exs., El Cedro, near Ermitá N. S. de Lourdes, 900-1000 m, laurisilva, 24.& 27.XII.1998, leg. Assing (cAss); 4 exs., NE Arure, Araña, 1000-1100 m, moist litter in laurisilva, 24.XII.1998, leg. Assing (cAss); 1 ex., N La Laguna Grande, barranco with laurisilva, 1250 m, 28.XII.1998, leg. Assing (cAss). La Palma: 3 exs., SW Franceses, Bco. de Los Hombres, 800 m, litter of Castanea   and Erica   , 1.IV.1999, leg. Assing (cAss); 1 ex., Roque Faro, 1000 m, Pinus   wood with Myrica   undergrowth, 1.IV.1999, leg. Assing (cAss); 1 ex., Barlovento, leg. Franz ( NHMW).

In contrast to La Gomera, the species appears to be very rare in La Palma and it seems to be absent from mature laurisilva, where only H. capillaricornis   was observed. In El Hierro, H. canariensis   was collected in rotting debris (together with several staphylinid species typically occurring in compost) at an altitude of only 50 m above sealevel; it was not found in the laurel woods at altitudes above 600 m, where it usually occurs in La Gomera and La Palma.

DEI

Senckenberg Deutsches Entomologisches Institut

NHMW

Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien