Cis creberrimus Mellié, 1848, Mellie, 1848

Majka, Christopher G., 2007, The Ciidae (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada: new records, distribution, zoogeography, and observations on beetle-fungi relationships in saproxylic environments, Zootaxa 1654 (1), pp. 1-20: 6

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.1654.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:DCDDF649-178D-4D86-95CC-120624CF165F

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1C3C87FA-6E26-FF96-FF08-DE85FD60C06A

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Felipe

scientific name

Cis creberrimus Mellié, 1848
status

 

Cis creberrimus Mellié, 1848  

NOVA SCOTIA: Halifax Co   .: Antrim, 9.vi.2005, J. Gordon, flight-intercept trap, NSNR   ; Point Pleasant Park , 2.vii.2002, C.G. Majka, red spruce, (2), CGMC   ; Kings Co.: Kentville , 10.iv.1960, D.H. Webster, Fomes fomentarius   , (3), DHWC   ; Pictou Co.: Lorne , 28.vi.1995, C. Corkum, coniferous forest, flight-intercept trap, NSMC   ; Marshy Hope , 20.vii.1995, M. LeBlanc, NSNR   .

Newly recorded in Nova Scotia and the Maritime Provinces as a whole ( Fig. 2 View FIGURE 2 ). Newly recorded on the fungal host, Fomes fomentarius   . It is commonly encountered under bark ( Lawrence 1971). Lawrence (1971: 453) noted that it, "... probably represents a complex of species...." Specimens in the Maritime Provinces fall into Lawrence's (1971) "typical" C. creberrimus   geographic segregate, with fine, sparse pronotal punctation, a dull surface, and fairly short elytral bristles.

NSNR

Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

NSMC

Nova Scotia Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Ciidae

Genus

Cis