Mezium affine Boieldieu, 1856

Majka, Christopher G., 2007, The Derodontidae, Dermestidae, Bostrichidae, and Anobiidae of the Maritime Provinces of Canada (Coleoptera: Bostrichiformia), Zootaxa 1573 (1), pp. 1-38: 21

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5096643

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/231587AA-5B59-8247-35BA-1F7A8878FD44

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Felipe

scientific name

Mezium affine Boieldieu, 1856
status

 

Mezium affine Boieldieu, 1856  

NEW BRUNSWICK: Saint John Co.: Saint John, date not specified, M., CNC   . NOVA SCOTIA: 36 specimens examined from Colchester, Antigonish , Halifax , Lunenburg , Yarmouth , and Kings counties ( Table 1). The earliest record is from 1950 (Kings Co.: Kentville, 11.iv.1950, H.T. Stultz, ACNS)   . PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND: Queens Co.: Charlottetown , iv.1986, L.S. Thompson, (3), ACPE   .

An introduced species, established in the region. Newly recorded on Prince Edward Island ( Fig. 9 View FIGURE 9 ). A cosmopolitan species found in Europe, Africa, North America , New Zealand, and elsewhere. In Canada recorded from British Columbia and Saskatchewan east to Nova Scotia. Feeds on dried stored products; occasionally found in warehouses and dwellings ( Bousquet 1990)   .

CNC

Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids, and Nematodes

ACNS

Agriculture Canada Nova Scotia

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Ptinidae

Genus

Mezium