Pytho americanus Kirby, 1837, Kirby, 1837

Majka, Christopher G., 2006, The Mycteridae, Boridae, Pythidae, Pyrochroidae, and Salpingidae (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada, Zootaxa 1250, pp. 37-51: 42

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.172996

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Pytho americanus Kirby, 1837
status

 

Pytho americanus Kirby, 1837  

Broadly distributed throughout North America; in Canada recorded in every province except for Prince Edward Island, and not on the island of Newfoundland. In the Maritime Provinces primarily recorded in southern Nova Scotia and New Brunswick ( Fig. 2 View FIGURE 2 ). In the United States widely distributed in the east and west with fewer records in the Great Plains. Larvae found under bark, primarily of Pinus   spp. and also Picea mariana   , and Tsuga heterophylla (Raf.) Sarg.   ( Pinaceae   ) ( Pollock 1991). In Nova Scotia found associated with Pinus strobus   , Tsuga canadensis   (L.) Carr., and Picea rubens Sarg.   ( Pinaceae   ).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Pythidae

Genus

Pytho