Strigota ambigua (Erichson, 1839),

Webster, Reginald P., Klimaszewski, Jan, Bourdon, Caroline, Sweeney, Jon D., Hughes, Cory C. & Labrecque, Myriam, 2016, Further contributions to the Aleocharinae (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) fauna of New Brunswick and Canada including descriptions of 27 new species, ZooKeys 573, pp. 85-216: 139

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Strigota ambigua (Erichson, 1839)


Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Staphylinidae

Strigota ambigua (Erichson, 1839)  Figs 271-278

Strigota ambigua  (For diagnosis, see Klimaszewski et al. 2011, 2013a)

Material examined.

New Brunswick, Queens Co., Canning, Grand Lake, Goat Island, 46.0110°N, 66.0133°W, 8.VIII.2007, R.P. Webster, coll. // Lake shore on cobblestone beach, under cobblestone on moist sand (1 ♀, RWC).

Natural history.

The single specimen from NB was found under a cobblestone on moist sand on a lake margin. Elsewhere, specimens have been found in various open habitats ( Brunke et al. 2012 and references therein).

Distribution in Canada and Alaska.

YT, ON, QC, NB, NS, PE, LB, NF ( Majka et al. 2008a; Klimaszewski et al. 2011; Brunke et al. 2012; Bousquet et al. 2013).