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New Coleoptera records from New Brunswick, Canada: Elateridae. 2012. Webster, R.P.; Sweeney, J.D.; DeMerchant, I. ZooKeys 179:93-113. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.179.2603

Year: 2012

Issued by: Atlantic Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 33499

Language: English

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Abstract

Twenty-three species of Elateridae are newly reported for New Brunswick, Canada. Negastrius exiguus (Randall) is removed from the faunal list, and Agriotes pubescens Melsheimer is reinstated as a member of the New Brunswick fauna. Agriotes pubescens Melsheimer, Dalopius brevicornis W. J. Brown, Danosoma obtectum (Say), Megapenthes solitarius Fall, and M. subtilis (LeConte) are newly reported for the Maritime provinces. Megapenthes subtilis (LeConte) is newly recorded for Canada. Collection data, bionomic data, and distribution maps are presented for all these species.