Atheta annexa Casey, 1910

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 : 217-218

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Atheta annexa Casey, 1910


Atheta annexa Casey, 1910  

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Additional Records. CANADA, New Brunswick, Carleton Co., “Two Mile Brook Fen”, 46.3712°N, 67.6772°W, 4.VIII.2006 (1 ♀, RWC) GoogleMaps   . Saint John Co., Fundy Trail Parkway , 45.3972°N, 65.4523°W, 23.VIII.2006 (1 ♁, RWC) GoogleMaps   . Sunbury Co., Lakeville Corner , 45.9007°N, 66.2423°W, 27.VIII.2006 (1 ♁, RWC) GoogleMaps   ; Acadia Research Forest , 46.0188°N, 66.3765°W, 18.IX.2007 (1 ♁, AFC) GoogleMaps   . York Co., Charters Settlement , 45.8395°N, 66.7391°W, 15.IV.2004, 3.V.2004, 21.VI.2004, 28.IX.2005 (2 ♁, 4 ♀, RWC) GoogleMaps   ; Charters Settlement , 45.8340°N, 66.7450°W, 30.IV.2005 (1 ♀, RWC) GoogleMaps   ; Charters Settlement , 45.8430°N, 66.7275°W, 8.X.2005 (1 ♁, RWC) GoogleMaps   ; Fred-

Map 38. Collection localities in New Brunswick, Canada of Atheta annexa   .

ericton at Saint John River , 45.9588°N, 66.6254°W, 7.VI.2005 (1 ♀, RWC) GoogleMaps   ; 8.4 km W of Tracy off Rt. 645, 45.6821°N, 66.7894°W, 6.V.2008 (1 ♀, RWC) GoogleMaps   .

Bionomic Notes. In New Brunswick, A. annexa   was found in gilled mushrooms, coral fungi on spruce log, fleshy polypore fungi at base of dead standing Populus   sp., among decaying vegetables, under spruce bark in wood pile, and in flood debris along a river margin. Th is species was found in mixed forests, mature red spruce and yellow birch forests, mature red spruce and red maple forests, and in wet alder swamps. Elsewhere this species has been collected from various kinds of decaying organic debris including raccoon dung, decaying fungi, moldy corncobs and from nests of wood-rats, Neotoma   sp. ( Klimaszewski and Peck 1986, Majka and Klimaszewski 2008b). Adults in New Brunswick were collected in April, May, June, August, September and October. Collection method: sifting.

Distribution in Canada and Alaska. ON, QC, NB, NS ( Klimaszewski and Peck 1986; Gusarov 2003; Majka and Klimaszewski 2008b)