Gyrophaena affinis Mannerheim, 1830

Brunke, Adam J., Klimaszewski, Jan, Dorval, Julie-Anne, Bourdon, Caroline, Paiero, Steven M. & Marshall, Stephen A., 2012, New species and distributional records of Aleocharinae (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) from Ontario, Canada, with a checklist of recorded species, ZooKeys 186, pp. 119-206: 135-136

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Gyrophaena affinis Mannerheim, 1830

New Ontario Record

Gyrophaena affinis Mannerheim, 1830   New Ontario Record Fig. 28Map 28 genitalia in Klimaszewski et al. (2009)

Material examined.

CANADA: ON:Essex Co., Point Pelee,, G.S. Walley, 1 (CNC); Northumberland Co., Peter’s Woods PNR, 44°7'27"N, 78°2'21"W, forest, on fungus, 12.viii.2011, S.M. Paiero, 1 (DEBU); Thunder Bay Distr., Black Sturgeon Lake, 1 to 5.viii.1956, Lindberg, 7 (CNC); Wellington Co., Guelph, reared from fungus, 23.viii.1990, H. Dewer, 1 (DEBU).


Canada: BC, MB, ON, QC, NB, NS, NL; USA: AZ*, DC, IL, IN, IA, KY, ME, MA, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH*, PA, TN, WA, WI, WV ( Seevers 1951; Campbell and Davies 1991; Majka and Klimaszewski 2008a; Klimaszewski et al. 2009; Klimaszewski et al. 2011). Adventive in Canada.


This adventive species was accidentally listed as occurring in Ontario in Klimaszewski et al. (2007a) and was subsequently included as occurring there in other accounts of adventive Aleocharinae   ( Gouix and Klimaszewski 2007; Klimaszewski et al. 2010). The above data represent the first confirmed records of this species in Ontario, as early as 1925.