Anisotoma errans Brown, 1937

Majka, Christopher & Langor, David, 2008, The Leiodidae (Coleoptera) of Atlantic Canada: new records, faunal composition, and zoogeography, ZooKeys 2 (2), pp. 357-402: 384

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Anisotoma errans Brown, 1937


Anisotoma errans Brown, 1937  

NEWFOUNDLAND: Lake Ambrose , 23.VI.1988, P. Dixon, malaise trap, (2, CFNL)   ; Baie Verte , 20.VI.1988, P. Dixon, malaise trap, (2, CFNL)   ; Stephenville: Barachois Pond Park , 23.VII-19.VIII.1997, S. and J. Peck, fir-deciduous forest, flight-intercept trap, (3, MUN). NOVA SCOTIA: Inverness Co.: MacKenzies Mountain , Cape Breton Highlands National Park , 19.VI.1983, Y. Bousquet, pan trap, (1, CNC)   .

Anisotoma errans   is newly recorded from Newfoundland ( Fig. 8 View Fig ). It was reported from Nova Scotia by Peck (1991). Adults have been found between April and July in association with hemlock moss, willow and mixed conifer litter, and on conifer bark. Slime mold hosts include Stemonitis   sp. and Fuligo septica ( Wheeler 1979)   .


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