Anthrenus castaneae Melshimer, 1846

Majka, Christopher G., 2007, The Derodontidae, Dermestidae, Bostrichidae, and Anobiidae of the Maritime Provinces of Canada (Coleoptera: Bostrichiformia), Zootaxa 1573 (1), pp. 1-38: 12-13

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Anthrenus castaneae Melshimer, 1846


Anthrenus castaneae Melshimer, 1846  

NEW BRUNSWICK: Albert Co.: Mary's Pt., 12.viii.2004, C.G. Majka, seashore, CGMC; Carleton Co.: Wakefield: Bell Forest Preserve, 1.viii.2004, V. and R. Webster, mixed forest, RPWC; Saint John Co.: Saint John, 10.vii.1901, vi.190?, and viii.190?, W. McIntosh, (4), NBM. NOVA SCOTIA: 67 specimens examined from Cape Breton, Cumberland, Colchester, Pictou, Antigonish, Guysborough, Halifax, Lunenburg, Queens, Yarmouth, Annapolis, Kings, and Hants counties. The earliest records are from 1993 (Queens Co.: Medway River, 13.vii.1993, J. & T. Cook, car-netting, JCC; Yarmouth Co.: Moses lake, 17-22.vii.1993, J. & T. Cook, mixed forest, flight-intercept trap, (7), JCC). PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND: Kings Co.: Woodville Mills, 23.vii.2001, C.G. Majka, old field, (2), CGMC; Queens Co.: Cavendish, 19.vii.2001, C.G. Majka, seashore, CGMC; Hunter River, 12.vii.2002, C.G. Majka, beside mill pond, CGMC; St. Patricks, 18.viii.2002, old field, CGMC.

Newly recorded in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island ( Fig. 4 View FIGURE 4 ). Widely distributed in the USA ( Beal 2003); in Canada recorded from Ontario, Québec, and New Brunswick (Bousquet 1991). Common on flowers ( Downie & Arnett 1996).