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Contributions to the faunistics and bionomics of Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) in northeastern North America: discoveries made through study of the University of Guelph Insect Collection, Ontario, Canada
The identification of Staphylinidae (Rove Beetles) from northeastern North America has resulted in the recognition of thirty-five new provincial or state records, six new Canadian records, one new record for the United States and two new records for eastern Canada. Expand
Clidicostigus gen. nov., the first Mesozoic genus of Mastigini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Scydmaeninae) from Cenomanian Burmese amber
A Mesozoic genus of the tribe Mastigini is described, Clidicostigus arachnipes Jaloszynski, Brunke and Bai, from Cenomanian Burmese amber, which shares an enlarged and spiny scape and pedicel with its extant relatives but has deep elytral grooves and a strongly elongate and asymmetrical maxillary palpomere IV. Expand
Early evolution of the hyperdiverse rove beetle tribe Staphylinini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae) and a revision of its higher classification
The monophyly of Staphylinini was strongly supported and analyses support seven clades that correspond to higher taxonomic levels, four of which are formally described as subtribes here: Acylophorina stat. Expand
Alesiella gen.n. and a newly discovered relict lineage of Staphylinini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae)
This study aimed to identify the sister group of the poorly known and morphologically isolated Burmese species Quedius lineipennis within the tribe Staphylinini using morphological characters and demonstrated that this Asian species is not a member of the genusQuedius but forms the sister taxon to the Neotropical genus Quediomacrus. Expand
Dispersal of thermophilic beetles across the intercontinental Arctic forest belt during the early Eocene
Evidence is integrated from Eocene fossils, distributional and climate data, paleoclimate, paleogeography, and phylogenetic divergence dating to show that intercontinental dispersal of Bolitogyrus ceased in the early Eocene, consistent with the termination of conditions required by thermophilic lineages. Expand
Generalist Predators (Coleoptera: Carabidae, Staphylinidae) Associated with Millipede Populations in Sweet Potato and Carrot Fields and Implications for Millipede Management
ABSTRACT The predatory beetle assemblage of Ontario carrot and sweet potato fields was described and assessed to identify species of interest to the control of the emerging pest millipedeExpand
Guilty by association: an evaluation of millipedes as pests of carrot and sweet potato
This study is the first North American survey of millipedes on arable soils and the first evaluation of North American millipede damage to sweet potatoes and carrots and concluded that the majority of field‐observed damage was caused by wireworms. Expand