Tribe Lomechusini Fleming, 1821

  • Jan KlimaszewskiEmail author
  • Reginald P. Webster
  • David W. Langor
  • Adam Brunke
  • Anthony Davies
  • Caroline Bourdon
  • Myriam Labrecque
  • Alfred F. Newton
  • Julie-Anne Dorval
  • J. Howard Frank


Keys to genera and species of the tribe Lomechusini Fleming are provided. A review of Drusilla Leach (1 sp.), Myrmedonota Cameron (1 sp.), Myrmoecia Mulsant and Rey (1 sp.), Pella Stephens (6 spp.), Platyusa Casey [removed from fauna of Canada], Zyras Stephens (2 spp.), and Xenodusa Wasmann (2 spp.) recorded in eastern Canada is presented. The following is provided for each species: a morphological diagnosis, distribution, information about habitat and methods of collection, key references, colour images of the habitus, and black and white images of the genitalia (median lobe of the aedeagus, spermatheca) and terminal segments of both sexes.


Aleocharinae Eastern Canada Tribe Lomechusini Review Key to species Images Distribution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Klimaszewski
    • 1
    Email author
  • Reginald P. Webster
    • 2
    • 3
  • David W. Langor
    • 4
  • Adam Brunke
    • 5
  • Anthony Davies
    • 5
  • Caroline Bourdon
    • 1
  • Myriam Labrecque
    • 1
  • Alfred F. Newton
    • 6
  • Julie-Anne Dorval
    • 1
  • J. Howard Frank
    • 7
  1. 1.Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry CentreStn. Sainte-Foy, QuébecCanada
  2. 2.Research AssociateNew Brunswick MuseumNew BrunswickCanada
  3. 3.Charters SettlementNew BrunswickCanada
  4. 4.Northern Forestry CentreNatural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest ServiceEdmontonCanada
  5. 5.Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and NematodesAgriculture and Agri-Food CanadaOttawaCanada
  6. 6.Integrative Research CenterField Museum of Natural HistoryChicagoUSA
  7. 7.Entomology and Nematology DepartmentUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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