Gyrophaena gilvicollis Casey, 1906

Brunke, Adam J., Klimaszewski, Jan, Dorval, Julie-Anne, Bourdon, Caroline, Paiero, Steven M. & Marshall, Stephen A., 2012, New species and distributional records of Aleocharinae (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) from Ontario, Canada, with a checklist of recorded species, ZooKeys 186, pp. 119-206: 136-137

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Gyrophaena gilvicollis Casey, 1906

New Ontario Record

Gyrophaena gilvicollis Casey, 1906   New Ontario Record Fig. 35Map 35 genitalia in Klimaszewski et al. (2009)

Material examined.

CANADA: ON:Hald.-Norfolk Reg., Turkey Point Prov. Park, site 1, 42°41'48"N, 80°19'48"W, forest, on fungus, 20.ix.2011, S.M. Paiero, 1 (DEBU);Northumberland Co., Peter’s Woods PNR, 44°7'26"N, 78°2'31"W, forest, gilled mushrooms, 12.ix.2011, A. Brunke, 2 (DEBU).


Canada: ON, NB; USA: DC, IL, IN, MI, NY, PA, VA, WV ( Seevers 1951; Campbell and Davies 1991; Klimaszewski et al. 2009). Native.


This species was listed as questionably occurring in Ontario by Campbell and Davies (1991) based on the record from ‘Canada’ by Ashe (1984) (A. Davies pers. comm.). The above specimen data confirm this species’ presence in Ontario.