Plesiocis cribrum Casey, 1898

Lopes-Andrade, Cristiano, Webster, Reginald P., Webster, Vincent L., Alderson, Chantelle A., Hughes, Cory C. & Sweeney, Jon D., 2016, The Ciidae (Coleoptera) of New Brunswick, Canada: New records and new synonyms, ZooKeys 573, pp. 339-366: 356

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Plesiocis cribrum Casey, 1898

new to New Brunswick

Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Ciidae

Plesiocis cribrum Casey, 1898   new to New Brunswick Fig. 15

Material examined.

New Brunswick, Carleton Co., Jackson Falls, "Bell Forest", 46.2200°N, 67.7231°W, 31.VII-14.VIII.2012, C. Alderson & V. Webster // Rich Appalachian hardwood forest with some conifers, Lindgren funnel trap in canopy of Fraxinus americana   (1, RWC). Northumberland Co., ca. 1.5 km NW of Sevogle, 47.0939°N, 65.8387°W, 26. VI– 8.VII.2013, C. Alderson & V. Webster // Populus tremuloides   stand with a few conifers, Lindgren funnel trap 1 m high under Populus tremuloides   (1, RWC); ca. 2.5 km W of Sevogle, 47.0876°N, 65.8613°W, 11-26.VI.2013, C. Alderson & V. Webster // Old Pinus banksiana   stand, Lindgren funnel trap (1, RWC). Queens Co., Cranberry Lake P.N.A., 46.1125°N, 65.6075°W, 7-22.VI.2011, M. Roy & V. Webster // Old red oak forest, Lindgren funnel trap (1, AFC); C.F.B. Gagetown, 45.7516°N, 66.1866°W, 12-28.VIII.2013, C. Alderson & V. Webster // Old mixed forest with Quercus rubra   , Lindgren funnel trap in canopy of Quercus rubra   (1, RWC). York Co., Fredericton, Odell Park, 45.9539°N, 66.6666°W, 10-24.VI.2013, 24. VI– 9.VII.2013, C. Alderson & V. Webster // Hardwood stand, Lindgren funnel traps in canopy (3, RWC).

Distribution in Canada and Alaska.

BC, AB, MB, QC, NB ( Bousquet et al. 2013). All new records of Plesiocis cribrum   Casey from NB were based on specimens captured in Lindgren funnel traps. This species is currently known from six localities in NB and appears to be uncommon. Specimens were captured in hardwood, mixed, and conifer forests. These are the first records of this species from the Maritime Provinces.