Epuraea aestiva

Majka, Christopher, Webster, Reginald & Cline, Andrew, 2008, New records of Nitidulidae and Kateretidae (Coleoptera) from New Brunswick, Canada, ZooKeys 2 (2), pp. 337-356 : 343-344

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.3897/zookeys.2.23

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3793301

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FF87FC-1653-481F-3BBD-4805FEDB9081

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Epuraea aestiva
status

 

Epuraea aestiva (Linnaeus, 1758)

[syn. Epuraea depressa (Illiger, 1798)]

Carleton Co.: Belleville, Meduxnekeeg Valley Nature Preserve, 46.1931°N, 67.6825°W, 31.V.2005, M.-A. Giguère and R.P. Webster, upper river margin (floodplain forest), on bloodroot flowers, (1, RWC) GoogleMaps ; same locality, M.-A. Giguère and R.P. Webster, 8.VI.2005, floodplain forest, on foliage of Prunus virginiana , (3, RWC) GoogleMaps ; Jackson Falls, Bell Forest , 46.2210°N, 67.7210°W, 9.VI.2005, 20.VI.2005, M.-A. Giguère and R.P. Webster, rich Appalachian hardwood forest, on flowers of Prunus virginiana , (2, RWC) GoogleMaps ; same locality, R. P. Webster, 13.VIII.2007, rich Appalachian hardwood forest, on flowers of Solidago , (1, RWC) GoogleMaps ; same locality, 7.VI.2007, on flowers of Viburnum sp. ( Adoxaceae ) GoogleMaps ; York Co.: Canterbury, near Browns Mountain Fen, 45.8951°N, 67.6333°W, 10.VI.2005, M.-A. Giguère and R.P. Webster, mixed forest, on flowers of Prunus virginiana , (1, RWC) GoogleMaps .

This Holarctic species is widely distributed in Europe, northern Asia, and throughout the United States ( Parsons 1943, Downie and Arnett 1996). In Canada it has been recorded from British Columbia east to Québec and Nova Scotia ( McNamara 1991; Majka and Cline 2006). In Nova Scotia it was found in a great variety of forested and open environments on flowers of trees and shrubs, in compost piles, and at sap ( Majka and Cline 2006).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Nitidulidae

Genus

Epuraea