Platydema teleops Triplehorn, 1965

Webster, Reginald P., Sweeney, Jon D., DeMerchant, Ian, Bouchard, Patrice & Bousquet, Yves, 2012, New Coleoptera records from New Brunswick, Canada: Tenebrionidae and Zopheridae, ZooKeys 179, pp. 257-277: 265

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.179.2465

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Platydema teleops Triplehorn, 1965
status

 

Platydema teleops Triplehorn, 1965   Map 13

Material examined.

New Brunswick, Queens Co., Cranberry Lake P.N.A., 46.1125°N, 65.6075°W, 24. IV– 5.V.2009, 5-13.V.2009, 21-27.V.2009, R. Webster & M.-A. Giguère, old red oak forest, Lindgren funnel traps (7, AFC, RWC); same locality data and forest type, 3-13.V.2011, 13-25.V.2011, 7-22.VI.2011, 29. VI– 7.VII.2011, M. Roy & V. Webster, Lindgren funnel traps (10, AFC, NBM, RWC). York Co., Charters Settlement, 45.8428°N, 66.7279°W, 5.VI.2003, R. P. Webster, regenerating mixed forest, beating foliage (1, RWC); same locality and collector but 45.8395°N, 66.7391°W, 19.V.2007, mixed forest, under bark of large Populus   sp. log (1, RWC); Canterbury, trail to Browns Mountain Fen, 45.9033°N, 67.6260°W, 2.V.2005, R. Webster & M.-A. Giguère, mixed forest with cedar, margin of vernal pond in moist leaf litter (1, NBM); 15 km W of Tracy off Rt. 645, 45.6848°N, 66.8821°W, 18. V– 2.VI.2010, R. Webster & C. MacKay, old red pine forest, Lindgren funnel traps (2, AFC).

Collection and habitat data.

In New Brunswick, this species was found in red oak, red pine, and mixed forests. Adults were collected from under bark of a Populus   sp. log, sifted from moist leaf litter on a vernal pond margin, and beaten from foliage. Most adults were captured in Lindgren funnel traps. Adults were collected during April, May, June, and July (most during May).

Distribution in Canada and Alaska.

ON, QC, NB, NS ( Bousquet and Campbell 1991; Majka et al. 2008).