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New Coleoptera records from New Brunswick, Canada: Sphindidae, Erotylidae, Monotomoidae, and Cryptophagidae. 2012. Webster, R.P.; Sweeney, J.D.; DeMerchant, I. ZooKeys 179:169-192. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.179.2466

Year: 2012

Issued by: Atlantic Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 33505

Language: English

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Two species of Sphindidae, Odontosphindus denticollis LeConte and Sphindus trinifer Casey, are reported for the first time for New Brunswick. Another species, Sphindus near americanus LeConte is reported from the province but may be an undescribed species, pending further study. Five species of Erotylidae are newly recorded for the province, including Tritoma humeralis Fabricius and Tritoma sanguinipennis (Say), which are new to the Maritime provinces. Three species of Monotomidae are added to the New Brunswick faunal list, including Pycnotomina cavicollis (Horn), which is newly recorded for the Maritime provinces. Six additional species of Cryptophagidae are reported for the province and the presence of Antherophagus convexulus LeConte in New Brunswick is confirmed. Cryptophagus pilosus Gyllenhal and Myrmedophila americana (LeConte) are newly reported to the Maritime provinces.