Charaphloeus

Webster, Reginald P., Sweeney, Jon D. & deMerchant, Ian, 2012, New Coleoptera records from New Brunswick, Canada: Silvanidae and Laemophloeidae, ZooKeys 179, pp. 157-168: 162-163

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.179.2600

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scientific name

Charaphloeus
status

undescribed species (near adustus)

Charaphloeus   undescribed species (near adustus) Map 5

Material examined.

New Brunswick, Carleton Co., Meduxnekeag Valley Nature Preserve, 46.1890°N, 67.6766°W, 8.VI.2008, R. P. Webster & M.-A. Giguère, floodplain forest, on flowers of Prunus virginiana   (2, RWC). Charlotte Co., 10 km NW of New River Beach, 45.2110°N, 66.6170°W, 17-31.V.2010, R. Webster & C. MacKay, old growth eastern white cedar forest, Lindgren funnel trap (1, RWC). Queens Co., Grand Lake Meadows P.N.A., 45.8227°N, 66.1209°W, 10-31.V.2010, 31.V-15.VI..2010, R. Webster & C. MacKay, old silver maple forest with green ash and seasonally flooded marsh, Lindgren funnel traps (2, RWC); Cranberry Lake P.N.A, 46.1125°N, 65.6075°W, 13-25.V.2011, M. Roy & V. Webster, old red oak forest, Lindgren funnel trap (1, RWC). Sunbury Co., Acadia Research Forest, 45.9866°N, 66.3841°W, 24-30.VI.2009, R. Webster & M.-A. Giguère, mature (110 year-old) red spruce forest with scattered red maple and balsam fir, Lindgren funnel trap (1, RWC). York Co., 15 km W of Tracy off Rt. 645, 45.6848°N, 66.8821°W, 4-11.V.2009, R. Webster & M.-A. Giguère, old red pine forest, Lindgren funnel trap (1, RWC); Charters Settlement, 45.8395°N, 66.7391°W, 2.V.2010, R. P. Webster, mixed forest, in flight during warm (20°C) evening, 16:30-20:00 h (1, RWC).

Collection and habitat data.

Most adults were captured in Lindgren funnel traps in a silver maple ( Acer saccharinum   L.) forest, an old-growth eastern white cedar forest, a red spruce forest, an old red pine forest, and a mixed forest. A few adults were co llected from flowers of Prunus virginiana   L. in a floodplain forest, and one was collected with an aerial net during an evening flight. Adults were collected during May and June.

Distribution in Canada and Alaska.

NB, NS ( Majka 2008). This undescribed species [see key in Downie and Arnett (1996: 1001) on how to separate from related species] was newly recorded from Canada by Majka (2008) from a specimen collected in Debert, Colchester Co., Nova Scotia.