Orchestes alni (Linnaeus, 1758) Douglas & Bouchard & Anderson & Tonnancour & Vigneault & Webster, 2013

Douglas, Hume, Bouchard, Patrice, Anderson, Robert S., Tonnancour, Pierre de, Vigneault, Robert & Webster, Reginald P., 2013, New Curculionoidea (Coleoptera) records for Canada, ZooKeys 309, pp. 13-48 : 23

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Orchestes alni (Linnaeus, 1758)

new to Ontario and Quebec

Orchestes alni (Linnaeus, 1758)   new to Ontario and Quebec


In Canada this species was previously only known from British Columbia. Adults and larvae of this adventive species are associated with Ulmus americana   L. ( Ulmaceae   ) ( Anderson et al. 2007).

Specimen data.

Ontario: Toronto, Yonge Street and York Mills Road, 30.v.2008, on Ulmus   leaves, C. Grant (CFIA) (6, CNCI); Essex Co., Leamington, 17.v.2011, in greenhouse, Dean coll. (1, CNCI); Essex Co., Windsor, Malden Park, 17.iv.2012, Forestry Trapping, CFIA (1, CNCI); Quebec: MRC Le Haut-Saint-François, Scotstown, 16.vii.2007, C. Levesque (1, CNCI); Longueuil, 18.vi.2011 (18:00), swept from Ambrosia artemisiifolia   , P. de Tonnancour (1, CPTO); Montreal, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, 2.vii.2011 (13:00) beaten from Ulmus americana   , P. de Tonnancour (10, CNCI; 14, CPTO); Montreal, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, 16.vii.2011 (16:00), 24.viii.2011 (13:00), 31.viii.2011 (13:00), 12.ix.2011 (12:00), beaten from Ulmus americana   (5) or Ulmus parvifolia   (4), P. de Tonnancour (16, CPTO).