Weigmannia parki (Jacot, 1937),

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Weigmannia parki (Jacot, 1937)


Weigmannia parki (Jacot, 1937) 

Original name: Porobelba parki Jacot, 1937  (Miko & Norton 2010)

Geographic Location: MB: Ninette (Miko & Norton 2010); ON: Lake Superior, Granite Is.; Thunder Bay area; Point Pelee NP; Saint Lawrence Islands NP (Miko & Norton 2010); NB: Kouchibouguac NP (Miko & Norton 2010).

Habitats: Microtus  sp. nest; Ringed bill gull nest; rotting wood; litter and soil in basal hole of Red maple; decaying spruce log.

Distribution: Nearctic.

Superfamily Cepheoidea 

Family Cepheidae 

Remarks: The name Cepheidae  is a junior homonym of Cepheidae Agassiz, 1862  ( Schatz et al. 2011). Halliday & Norton (2019) have made a proposal to the International Commission of Zoological Nomenclature to emend the name; we retain the traditional spelling pending approval.

Genus Cepheus C.L. Koch, 1835