Neopyrochroa femoralis (LeConte, 1855),

Majka, Christopher G., 2006, The Mycteridae, Boridae, Pythidae, Pyrochroidae, and Salpingidae (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada, Zootaxa 1250, pp. 37-51: 43

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Neopyrochroa femoralis (LeConte, 1855)


Neopyrochroa femoralis (LeConte, 1855) 

NOVA SCOTIA: Queens Co.: Lake Kejimkujik, Kejimkujik National Park, 13 July 1961, D.C. Ferguson, NSMC.

Newly recorded in Nova Scotia ( Fig. 4View FIGURE 4). In Canada recorded from Ontario and Québec ( Campbell 1991 d); broadly distributed in the eastern and central United States from Maine to Georgia, west to Nebraska, Kansas, and Texas ( Downie & Arnett 1996). Larvae are found beneath bark and in decomposing wood within standing dead deciduous and coniferous logs, particularly in riparian areas; adults are nocturnal ( Young 2002).


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