Atheta (Dimetrota) modesta (Melsheimer, 1844)

Majka, Christopher & Klimaszewski, Jan, 2008, New records of Canadian Aleocharinae (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae), ZooKeys 2 (2), pp. 85-114: 97

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.3897/zookeys.2.7

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3792900

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/797187DB-FFC7-FF8C-2EE1-1E12D362E183

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Atheta (Dimetrota) modesta (Melsheimer, 1844)
status

 

Atheta (Dimetrota) modesta (Melsheimer, 1844)  

CANADA: ALBERTA: 8 km southeast of Sherwood Park, NE 7 Twp. , 53°31’N, 113°19’W, 31.VIII.2003, J. Klimaszewski, aspen forest, (4m, LFC; 1f, LFC) GoogleMaps   . NOVA SCOTIA: Annapolis Co.: Big Dam Lake, Kejimkujik National Park , 1222.VIII.2004, 27.VI-7.VII.2004, H. Love, hemlock forest, pitfall trap, (54, DAL)   ; Channel Lake, Kejimkujik National Park , 12-22.VIII.2004, 25.VI-5.VII.2004, 18.IX-2.X.2004, H. Love and S. Baker, maple/oak/birch forest, pitfall trap, (13, DAL)   ; Cape Breton Co.: East Bay , 9.IX.2003, D.B. McCorquodale, (1, CBU)   ; Cumberland Co.: Wallace , 1.VIII.1965, B. Wright, (1, NSMC)   ; Wentworth , VIII.1965, B. Wright, sugar maple forest, pitfall trap, (1, NSMC)   ; Digby Co.: Pebbleloggitch Lake, Kejimkujik National Park , 28.VI-7.VII.2004, 13-24.VIII.2004, H. Love, maple/oak/birch forest, pitfall trap, (14, DAL)   ; Halifax Co.: Point Pleasant Park , 28.VII.2001, C.G. Majka, coniferous forest, on Russula brevipes Pk.   , (1, CGMC)   ; Point Pleasant Park , 9.IX.2001, C.G. Majka, coniferous forest, on Amanita gemmata   , (19, CGMC)   ; Point Pleasant Park , 23.VI.2002, C.G. Majka, coniferous forest, on Fomitopsis pinicola (Fr.) Kar.   (1, CGMC)   ; Point Pleasant Park , 23.VIII.2002, C.G. Majka, coniferous forest, on gilled fungi (2, CGMC)   ; Waverley , 10.VIII.1965, B. Wright, mixed forest, pitfall trap, (3, NSMC)   ; Inverness Co.: Bornish Hills , 14-19.VII.1995, G.R. Macpherson, (1, CBU)   ; Lunenburg Co.: Bridgewater , 1-16.VII.1965, B. Wright, red oak forest, pitfall trap, (5, NSMC)   ; Queens Co.: Canning Field, Kejimkujik National Park , 14-23.VIII.2004, 26.VI6.VI.2004, H. Love, hemlock forest, pitfall trap, (13, DAL)   ; North Cranberry Lake, Kejimkujik National Park , 28.VI-8.VII.2004, 13-24.VIII.2004, H. Love, hemlock forest, pitfall trap, (4, DAL)   ; Kejimkujik National Park , 28.VI.1994, 24.VIII.1994, 11.IX.2001, 29.IX.2001, 24.VIII-7.IX.1994, 28.VII-9.VIII.1994, B. Wright, deciduous forest, pitfall trap, (13, NSMC)   .

Atheta modesta   is newly recorded in Alberta and Nova Scotia. It has been found in deciduous, coniferous, and mixed forests [e.g., red spruce dominated forests ( Klimaszewski et al. 2005b)]. In Nova Scotia specimens were collected from several species of living gilled fungi and polypores.

CBU

Cape Breton University

NSMC

Nova Scotia Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Staphylinidae

Genus

Atheta