Stethusa klimschi (Bernhauer, 1909)

Brunke, Adam J., Klimaszewski, Jan, Dorval, Julie-Anne, Bourdon, Caroline, Paiero, Steven M. & Marshall, Stephen A., 2012, New species and distributional records of Aleocharinae (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) from Ontario, Canada, with a checklist of recorded species, ZooKeys 186, pp. 119-206: 151

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Stethusa klimschi (Bernhauer, 1909)

New Canadian Record

Stethusa klimschi (Bernhauer, 1909)   New Canadian Record Fig. 72Map 72 genitalia in Gusarov (2003c)

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CANADA: ON:Chatham-Kent Co.,Rondeau Prov. Pk., south point trail, nr. east parking lot, 42°15'42"N, 81°50'49"W, savannah, malaise, 14.viii to 7.ix.2003, Buck and Marshall, 1 (DEBU).


Canada: ON; USA: IN, LA, MS ( Gusarov 2003c). Native.


This species is newly recorded from Canada, extending its known distribution considerably northward. Stethusa klimschi   appears to be less common in Ontario than Stethusa spuriella   (see below) as only one female specimen was found.