Anomognathus americanus (Casey, 1894)

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: 161

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Anomognathus americanus (Casey, 1894)


Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Staphylinidae

Anomognathus americanus (Casey, 1894)   Figs 363-366

Material examined.

Canada, New Brunswick, Restigouche Co., Dionne Brook P.N.A., 47.9030 N, 68.3503°W, 30.V.-15.VI.2011, M. Roy & V. Webster, coll. // Old-growth northern hardwood forest, Lindgren funnel trap (1 ♀, RWC).

Distribution in Canada and Alaska.

(New Canadian record). Apparently the species has not been found in North America since Casey’s original description of specimens from NY; it was treated as a synonym of Anomognathus cuspidatus   Erichson by Fenyes (1918), but this has to be confirmed.