Hydrosmecta pseudodiosica Lohse, 1990**

Webster, Reginald P., Klimaszewski, Jan, Sweeney, Jon D. & DeMerchant, Ian, 2012, New Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) records with new collection data from New Brunswick, and an addition to the fauna of Quebec, Canada: Aleocharinae, ZooKeys 186, pp. 83-118 : 96

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Hydrosmecta pseudodiosica Lohse, 1990**


Hydrosmecta pseudodiosica Lohse, 1990** Map 26 View Map 26 illustrations in Lohse et al. (1990)

Material examined.

New Brunswick, Restigouche Co., Jacquet River Gorge P.N.A., 47.8257°N, 66.0779°W, 14.V.2010, R. P. Webster, coll., partially shaded cobblestone bar near outflow of brook at the Jacquet River, under cobblestones and gravel on sand (3 ♂, 1 ♀, RWC; 1 ♂, LFC); same locality and habitat data and collector except 24.V.2010 (4 ♂, 3 ♀, RWC); same locality and collector but 47.8257°N, 66.0768°W, 16.VI.2009, balsam poplar forest, medium sized stream near outflow into Jacquet River, on partially shaded cobblestone island, among cobblestones (2 ♀, RWC).

Collection and habitat data.

The specimens from New Brunswick were collected from under small cobblestones and gravel set in sand on a partially shaded cobblestone bar near the outflow of a brook into a clear rocky river. Adults were collected during May and June. Lohse et al. (1990) recorded this species from edges of running water in Yukon.

Distribution in Canada and Alaska.

YT, ON, NB, ( Lohse et al. 1990; Majka and Klimaszewski 2008).