Dinoderus minutus (Fabricius, 1775)

Majka, Christopher G., 2007, The Derodontidae, Dermestidae, Bostrichidae, and Anobiidae of the Maritime Provinces of Canada (Coleoptera: Bostrichiformia), Zootaxa 1573 (1), pp. 1-38: 18

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Dinoderus minutus (Fabricius, 1775)


Dinoderus minutus (Fabricius, 1775)  

NOVA SCOTIA: Halifax Co.: Halifax , 2.xi.1988, B. Wright, in apartment, (15), NSMC   .

An adventive species; possibly established in the region. Newly recorded in Nova Scotia and in the Maritime Provinces as a whole ( Fig. 7 View FIGURE 7 ). Cosmopolitan; possibly established in five states in the USA ( Spillman 1982). In Canada reported from Ontario to British Columbia where it has been found in warehouses and places where bamboo products are stored ( Bousquet 1990). Naturally breeds in dead bamboo in the tropics but also found in dried stored food in North America ( Spillman 1982).


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