Ptinus villiger (Reitter, 1884)

Majka, Christopher G., 2007, The Derodontidae, Dermestidae, Bostrichidae, and Anobiidae of the Maritime Provinces of Canada (Coleoptera: Bostrichiformia), Zootaxa 1573 (1), pp. 1-38: 22-23

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-5B58-8245-35BA-19078A1DFE02

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Ptinus villiger (Reitter, 1884)
status

 

Ptinus villiger (Reitter, 1884)  

NOVA SCOTIA: Colchester Co.: Debert , 12.iv.1952   , V.R. Vickery, NSAC; Kings Co.: Canard , 29.viii.1958   , H.T. Stultz, ACNS; Canning , 7.ix.1994   , J. Ogden, NSNR; Kentville , 6.viii.1957, 8.ix.1957   ,

13.ix.1957, & summer 1958, H.T. Stultz, (5), ACNS   ; Pictou Co.: Lyons Brook   , 15.x.1998, E. Georgeson, NSNR   . PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND: Queens Co.: Charlottetown   , 25.iv.1990 & 2.xi.1994, M.E.M. Smith, (3), ACPE   ; Charlottetown   , xii.1990, J.G. Stewart, ACPE   ; Charlottetown   , 16.viii.1982, L.S. Thompson, ACPE   .

An introduced species, established in the region. Newly recorded on Prince Edward Island ( Fig. 9 View FIGURE 9 ). Found in Europe , Siberia, and North America. In Canada recorded from British Columbia east to Newfoundland. Feeds on damp grains and animal feed; found mainly in mills, granaries, and warehouses where flour is stored ( Bousquet 1990)   .

ACNS

Agriculture Canada Nova Scotia

NSNR

Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Curculionidae

Genus

Ptinus