Thylodrias contractus Motschulsky, 1839

Majka, Christopher G., 2007, The Derodontidae, Dermestidae, Bostrichidae, and Anobiidae of the Maritime Provinces of Canada (Coleoptera: Bostrichiformia), Zootaxa 1573 (1), pp. 1-38: 10

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Thylodrias contractus Motschulsky, 1839


Thylodrias contractus Motschulsky, 1839  

NOVA SCOTIA: Kings Co.: Kentville , 10.vii.1978, H.B. Specht, at light in residence, ACNS   .

An introduced Palearctic species, newly recorded in Nova Scotia and in the Maritime Provinces as a whole ( Fig. 3 View FIGURE 3 ). Widely distributed in the USA ( Beal 2003); in Canada recorded from the Northwest Territories, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, and Québec (Bousquet 1991). A synanthropic species associated with dried stored products and a pest in museums and insect collections. ( Mertins 1981).


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