Magdalis piceae Buchanan, 1934,

Webster, Reginald P., Anderson, Robert S., Webster, Vincent L., Alderson, Chantelle A., Hughes, Cory C. & Sweeney, Jon D., 2016, New Curculionoidea records from New Brunswick, Canada with an addition to the fauna of Nova Scotia, ZooKeys 573, pp. 367-386: 379-380

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Magdalis piceae Buchanan, 1934


Magdalis piceae Buchanan, 1934 

Material examined.

New Brunswick, Northumberland Co., Upper Graham Plains , 47.1001°N, 66.8154°W, 9-24.VII.2014, C. Alderson & V. Webster // Old black spruce forest, Lindgren funnel trap (2, RWC). Sunbury Co., Acadia Research Forest , 45.9866°N, 66.3841°W, 4-11.VIII.2009, R. Webster & M.-A. Giguère, coll. // Red spruce forest with red maple & balsam fir, Lindgren funnel trap (1, RWC). York Co., 16 km W of Tracy off Rt. 645, 45.6854°N, 66.8839°W, 11-25.VII.2014, C. Alderson & V. Webster // Old red pine forest, Lindgren funnel trap (1, RWC); Fredericton, Odell Park, 45.9508°N, 66.6723°W, 29.VI-14.VII.2015, 25.VIII-9.IX.2015, C. Alderson & V. Webster // Hardwood stand, Lindgren funnel traps in canopy (3), 1 m high under trees (1) (1, CMNC; 3, RWC)GoogleMaps  .

Distribution in Canada and Alaska.

ON, QC, NB, NS, PE ( Bousquet et al. 2013).


All specimens of this species were captured in Lindgren funnel traps. This species was found in an old black spruce ( Picea mariana  (Mill.) B.S.P.) forest, a red spruce ( Picea rubens  Sarg.) forest with red maple ( Acer rubrum  L.) and balsam fir ( Abies balsamea  (L.) Mill.), an old red pine forest, and in a hardwood stand with spruce nearby.