Hylota cryptica Klimaszewski & Webster, 2016

Brunke, Adam J., Pentinsaari, Mikko & Klimaszewski, Jan, 2021, Integrative taxonomy of Nearctic and Palaearctic Aleocharinae: new species, synonymies, and records (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae), ZooKeys 1041, pp. 27-99: 27

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.1041.64460

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:EEE8490B-B41D-4A6C-A963-234C256C99BF

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/05D18B83-114C-5324-8226-4A6086310487

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scientific name

Hylota cryptica Klimaszewski & Webster, 2016
status

 

Hylota cryptica Klimaszewski & Webster, 2016   Fig. 3A-G View Figure 3

Material

(DNA barcoded specimens). Canada: Ontario: Guelph, Hanlon Preservation Park, 43.506, -80.213, mixed forest, dead wood and beating, 11.VI.2017, M. Pentinsaari (1, CBG); Hartington, Eel Lake Cottage , 44.5628, -76.553, Lindgren funnel, 12.VII.2017, G. Blagoev (1, CBG); Kawartha Lakes, 44.28, -78.529, farm, malaise trap, 5.V.2016, B. McClenaghan (1, CBG); Murphy’s Point Provincial Park, 44.7812, -76.2336, forest, malaise trap, 19.VI.2014, CBG Collections staff (1, CBG) GoogleMaps   ; Newfoundland: Terra Nova National Park, Blue Hill Road , 48.598, -53.9702, malaise trap, old balsam fir forest, 2.VII.2013, E. Perry (1, CBG) GoogleMaps   .

Distribution.

Origin: Nearctic. Canada: AB, NB, NF [new record], ON [new record].

Bionomics.

Little is known about the microhabitat preferences of this species, but it likely occurs in in nests or cavities within trees as does H. ochracea   ( Klimaszewski et al. 2018).

Comments.

This recently described species, previously known from New Brunswick and Alberta ( Klimaszewski et al. 2018) is newly recorded from Ontario and Newfoundland. It is likely to be widely distributed in North America east of the Rocky Mountains.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Staphylinidae

Genus

Hylota