Anthrenus scrophulariae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Majka, Christopher G., 2007, The Derodontidae, Dermestidae, Bostrichidae, and Anobiidae of the Maritime Provinces of Canada (Coleoptera: Bostrichiformia), Zootaxa 1573 (1), pp. 1-38: 13-14

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Anthrenus scrophulariae (Linnaeus, 1758)


Anthrenus scrophulariae (Linnaeus, 1758)  

NEW BRUNSWICK: Northumberland Co.: Chatham , 6.vii.1928, W.J. Brown, (17), CNC   . NOVA SCOTIA: 33 specimens examined from Colchester, Victoria , Halifax , Lunenburg , Kings , and Hants counties ( Table 1). The earliest specimen is from 1948 (Colchester Co.: Truro , 11.iv.1948, no collector recorded, NSAC)   . PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND: Kings Co.: Woodville Mills ,, C.G. Majka, shore of pond, CGMC   ; Prince Co.: Dunk River ,, A. Joshi, UPEI   ; Queens Co.: Bonshaw ,, V. Bryanton, UPEI   ; Cherry Valley ,, R. MacLeod, building, UPEI   ; Cornwall, 1.v.1989 and, M.E.M. Smith, in house, (2), ACPE   ; Meadow Bank ,, L. Drake, light trap, UPEI   .

An introduced Palearctic species, newly recorded on Prince Edward Island ( Fig. 5 View FIGURE 5 ). Widely distributed in

the northern and central portions of the USA ( Beal 2003); in Canada recorded from British Columbia, Ontario, Québec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia (Bousquet 1991). Bionomics as in A. museorum ( Bousquet 1990)   .


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