Schizotus cervicalis Newman, 1838,

Majka, Christopher G., 2006, The Mycteridae, Boridae, Pythidae, Pyrochroidae, and Salpingidae (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada, Zootaxa 1250, pp. 37-51: 43-44

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Schizotus cervicalis Newman, 1838


Schizotus cervicalis Newman, 1838 

NEW BRUNSWICK: Kent Co.: Kouchibouguac National Park, 6 June 1977, J.R. Vockeroth, CNC; Kouchibouguac National Park, 13 June 1978, D.B. Lyons, CNC; Northumberland Co.: Tabusintac, 20 June 1939, W.J. Brown, CNC. NOVA SCOTIA: Cumberland Co.: Wentworth, 21 May 1965, B. Wright, NSMC; Guysborough Co.: Malay Lake, 16–29 July 1997, D.J. Bishop, red spruce forest, NSMC. Halifax Co.: Grassy Lake, 15–30 June 1997, D.J. Bishop, red spruce forest, NSMC; Grassy Lake, 1–16 July 1997, D.J. Bishop, red spruce forest, NSMC; Inverness Co.: MacKenzies Mtn, 25 June 1983, Y. Bousquet, CNC; Lone Sheiling, 16 June 1983, 19 June 1983, 25 June 1983, 8– 14 June 1983, Y. Bousquet, CNC; Lone Sheiling, 1 July 1983, maple forest, R. Vockeroth, CNC; Lone Sheiling, 27 May 1983, 11– 13 June 1983, H. Goulet, CNC.

Recorded across Canada from the Northwest Territories east to Nova Scotia with the exception of Saskatchewan ( Campbell 1991 d); scattered distribution in the Maritime Provinces ( Fig. 5View FIGURE 5). In the United States from Maine south to Maryland and west to Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and South Dakota ( Downie & Arnett 1996). Larvae are found in decaying woody sections of moss­covered logs in boreal­like areas (e.g. edges of bogs) ( Young 2002).


University of Newcastle


Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids, and Nematodes


Nova Scotia Museum