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New Brunswick, Carleton Co., Meduxnekeag River Valley Nature Preserve, 46.1907°N, 67.6740°W, 23.VI.2006, R. P. Webster, mixed forest, in gilled mushroom (2 ♂, 5 ♀, RWC); Meduxnekeag River Valley Nature Preserve, 46.1940°N, 67.6800°W, 3.VII.2006, R. P. Webster, mixed forest, in gilled mushroom (1 ♂, 3 ♀, RWC).
Collection and habitat data
The biology, life history, and fungal hosts of Oxyporus occipitalis were reported by Hanley and Goodrich (1993, 1995a, b). This specieswasreported from 11 genera in seven families of fungi, but most individuals were reported from four genera (Hanley and Goodrich 1993, 1995a, b). In New Brunswick, adults were collected from various species (species not determined) of gilled mushrooms in mixed forests during June and July.
Distribution in Canada and Alaska
YT,BC, AB, SK, MB, ON, QC, NB (Campbell 1969).
- Webster, R; DeMerchant, I; 2012: New Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) records with new collection data from New Brunswick, Canada: Oxyporinae ZooKeys, 186: 263-271. doi
- Hanley R, Goodrich M (1993) Biology, life history and fungal hosts of Oxyporus occipitalis (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae), including a descriptive overview of the genus. Proceedings of the Washington State Entomological Society 55: 1003– 1007.
- Campbell J (1969) A revision of the New World Oxyporinae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). The Canadian Entomologist 101: 225-268. doi: 10.4039/Ent101225-3