Canadian Forest Service Publications

First record of adventive species Micromus variegatus (Fabricius) from eastern Canada (Neuroptera, Hemerobiidae) 2009. Klimaszewski, J.; LeSage, L.; Savard, K. ZooKeys 27: 1-6.

Year: 2009

Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 30732

Language: English

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An adventive Palaearctic species, Micromus variegatus (Fabricius) (Neuroptera, Hemerobiidae), is reported as new to Qu├ębec, eastern Canada. It was recorded for the first time from North America in 1988, from Galiano Island, off the coast of southwestern British Columbia. The present records confirm the occurrence of this species in eastern Canada, which constitutes the second known introduction of M. variegatus into North America.