Anthrenus fuscus Olivier, 1789

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

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Anthrenus fuscus Olivier, 1789


Anthrenus fuscus Olivier, 1789  

NOVA SCOTIA: 27 specimens examined from Colchester, Pictou , Guysborough , Halifax , Yarmouth , Kings , and Hants counties ( Table 1). The earliest records are from 1961 (Kings Co.: Kentville, 20.iv.1961, D.H. Webster, DHWC; Kentville, 29.viii.1961, H.T. Stultz, (2), ACNS)   . PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND: Prince Co.: Alberton, summer 1993, M.E.M. Smith, ACPE   : Queens Co.: Charlottetown, summer 1993, M.E.M. Smith, ACPE   .

An introduced Palearctic species, newly recorded on Prince Edward Island ( Fig. 5 View FIGURE 5 ). Scattered records from various states in the USA ( Beal 2003); in Canada recorded from Ontario, Québec, and Nova Scotia (Bousquet 1991). A minor   pest flour mills, warehouses, and dwellings ( Bousquet 1990). In natural conditions found bird and wasp nests, under the bark of trees, and around spider webs ( Woodroffe and Southgate 1954).


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