Ilyobates bennetti Donisthorpe, 1914

Webster, Reginald, Klimaszewski, Jan, Pelletier, Georges & Savard, Karine, 2009, New Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) records with new collection data from New Brunswick, Canada. I. Aleocharinae, ZooKeys 22 (22), pp. 171-248 : 191-192

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Ilyobates bennetti Donisthorpe, 1914


Ilyobates bennetti Donisthorpe, 1914  

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New Records. CANADA, New Brunswick, Sunbury Co., Lakeville Corner , 45.9008°N, 66.2414°W, 12.VII.2006, R.P. Webster (1 ♀, RWC) GoogleMaps   ; York Co., Fredericton, at Saint John River , 45.9588°N, 66.6254°W, 7.VI.2005, R.P. Webster (1 GoogleMaps  

Map Į5. Collection localities in New Brunswick, Canada of Ilyobates bennetti   .

♁, 2 sex undetermined, LFC, RWC); Charters Settlement, 45.8395°N, 66.7391°W, 29.VIII.2007, R.P. Webster (1 sex undetermined, RWC) GoogleMaps   .

Bionomic Notes. This adventive species was collected in litter at the base of a tree in a silver maple swamp, in flood debris along a river margin, and among decaying corncobs and cornhusks near a home in a forested residential area. Majka and Klimaszewski (2008d) reported this species from pitfall traps in pastures and a blueberry field in Nova Scotia. In Europe this species has been reported from similar habitats ( Assing 1999). Adults were collected in June, July, and August. Collection method: sifting.

Distribution in Canada and Alaska. QC, NB, NS ( Assing 1999; Gouix and Klimaszewski 2007; Majka and Klimaszewski 2008d).