Laricobius rubidus LeConte, 1861,

Majka, Christopher G., 2007, The Derodontidae, Dermestidae, Bostrichidae, and Anobiidae of the Maritime Provinces of Canada (Coleoptera: Bostrichiformia), Zootaxa 1573 (1), pp. 1-38: 7

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.1573.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:FC4FD3BC-9297-49A3-9C91-FE272021F682

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/231587AA-5B4B-8254-35BA-182A8F5EFF12

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Felipe

scientific name

Laricobius rubidus LeConte, 1861
status

 

Laricobius rubidus LeConte, 1861 

NEW BRUNSWICK: York Co.: Fredericton, 5.v.1922, on white pine aphids, CNC. Nova Scotia: Halifax Co.: Point Pleasant Park, 20.iv.2002, C.G. Majka, on Picea rubens, CGMC  ; Point Pleasant Park, 27.iv.2002, C.G. Majka, on Pinus banksiana, CGMC  ; Point Pleasant Park, 27.iv.2002, C.G. Majka, on Abies balsamaea, CGMC  ; Point Pleasant Park, 9.v.2002, C.G. Majka, on Abies balsamaea, CGMC  ; Point Pleasant Park, 14.ix.2002, C.G. Majka, on Pinus strobus, CGMC  ; south-end Halifax, 21.x.2002, C.G. Majka, on Pinus banksiana, CGMC  ; Queens Co.: Tobeatic Lake, 15.v.2003, P. Dollin, Picea rubens  forest, NSMC.

Newly recorded in Nova Scotia ( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1). Found in northeastern North America ( Bright 1991; Downie and Arnett 1996). Known to be predaceous on Adelges piceae (Ratzeburg)  (Homoptera: Adelgidae  ) on various Pinaceae  and on Pineus strobi (Hartig)  (Homoptera: Adelgidae  ) on Pinus strobus  L. ( Clark and Brown 1960). In Nova Scotia also found on Picea rubens Sarg.  and Pinus banksiana Lamb.