Isomira sericea (Say, 1824)

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: 259-260

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Isomira sericea (Say, 1824)


Isomira sericea (Say, 1824)   Map 6

Material examined.

New Brunswick, Northumberland Co., Blueberry Rd. off Hwy 8, 47.3210°N, 65.4228°W, 24.VII.2005, R. P. Webster, jack pine forest, on foliage of jack pine (1, RWC).

Collection and habitat data.

The single New Brunswick specimen was beaten from foliage of jack pine ( Pinus banksiana   Lamb.) in a jack pine forest. Majka et al. (2008) reported it from southern Nova Scotia from mixed forests, coastal barrens, and jack pine forests, and on flowers of Virginia rose ( Rosa virginiana   Mill.) and bush honeysuckle ( Diervilla lonicera   P. Mill.).

Distribution in Canada and Alaska.

ON, QC, NB, NS ( Bousquet and Campbell 1991).