Boreophila eremita (Rey, 1866)**

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 : 101

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Boreophila eremita (Rey, 1866)**


Boreophila eremita (Rey, 1866)** Map 35 View Map 35 illustrations in Klimaszewski et al. (2011)

Material examined.

New Brunswick, Queens Co., W of Jemseg near "Trout Creek", 45.8255°N, 66.1174°W, 1.VII.2008, R. P. Webster, seasonally flooded marsh, treading vegetation near margin of pool (1 ♀, RWC). Restigouche Co., Jacquet River Gorge P.N.A., 47.8221°N, 66.0082°W, 13.V.2010, R. P. Webster, margin of Carex marsh, in leaf litter and grass litter under shrubs (1 ♀, NBM). Sunbury Co., near Sunpoke Lake, 45.7658°N, 66.5546°W, 3.VII.2008, R. P. Webster, red oak forest near flooded marsh, in leaf litter (1 ♂, RWC). York Co. Rt. 645 at Beaver Brook, 45.6860°N, 66.8668°W, 6.V.2008, R. P. Webster, Carex marsh, in (woody) litter at base of dead red maple (2 ♂, 3 ♀, RWC); Charters Settlement, 45.8395°N, 66.7391°W, 6.V.2008, R. P. Webster, mixed forest, in flight on warm 20°C afternoon (1 ♀, RWC).

Collection and habitat data.

Boreophila eremita was collected from various marsh habitats in New Brunswick. Adults were collected by treading vegetation in a seasonally flooded marsh, sifted from leaf litter and grass litter under alders in a Carex marsh, sifted from woody litter at the base of a dead red maple in a Carex marsh (probably an overwintering site), and sifted from leaf litter in a red oak marsh surrounded by a completely flooded marsh. One individual was collected with an aerial net during a warm (20°C) afternoon. Adults were captured during May and July in New Brunswick. No other habitat data are available from Canada and Alaska ( Klimaszewski et al. 2011).

Distribution in Canada and Alaska.

AK, YT, NB, NF ( Gouix and Klimaszewski 2007; Klimaszewski et al. 2011). This species was reported by Klimaszewski et al. (2011) as occurring in New Brunswick, however, there are no previously published records of its occurrence in the province.