Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification
 
 

Capniidae (Plecoptera) in Canada east of Alberta

CJAI 36 -- April 05, 2019
doi:10.3752/cjai.2019.36

D.K. Burton

| Abstract | Introduction | Materials & Methods | Checklist | Results and Discussion | Key to Genera | References | PDF | Cite |
 
 

 

Checklist

Table 1. Checklist of the Capniidae (Diagnosis) of Canada east of Alberta including their Canadian Provincial and Territorial distribution. Species recorded for the first time from a province or territory are indicated in red with an  asterisk (*). Previously published jurisdictional records that were not listed in the on-line Plecoptera Species File (http://plecoptera.speciesfile.org/HomePage/Plecoptera/HomePage.aspx) are bolded in red.

Allocapnia Claassen 1928 (Diagnosis) (Key to Species)
    Allocapnia granulata (Claassen, 1924) MB ON PQ
    Allocapnia illinoensis Frison, 1935 ON PQ NB*1
    Allocapnia indianae Ricker, 1952 PQ2
    Allocapnia maria Hanson, 1942 PQ NB NS
    Allocapnia minima (Barnston, 1848) ON PQ NB NS NF
    Allocapnia nivicola (Fitch, 1847) PQ NB NS
    Allocapnia pechumani Ross and Ricker, 1964 PQ NB
    Allocapnia pygmaea (Burmeister, 1839) ON PQ NB NS
    Allocapnia recta (Claassen, 1924) ON PQ NS
    Allocapnia rickeri Frison, 1942 ON PQ3
    Allocapnia vivipara (Claassen, 1924) ON PQ
    Allocapnia zola Ricker, 1952 NB
Capnia Pictet 1841 sensu stricto
    Capnia s.s nearctica Banks, 1919 YK NT NU BC MB ON
Capnia Pictet 1841 sensu lato
    Capnia s.l. coloradensis Claassen, 1937 YK BC SK MB
    Capnia s.l. confusa Claassen, 1936 YK NT BC AB SK MB
    Capnia s.l. gracilaria Claassen, 1924 YK*4  BC AB SK MB
    Capnia s.l vernalis Newport, 1848 NT NU BC AB SK MB ON PQ NB LB NF
Capnura Banks 1900
    Capnura manitoba (Claassen, 1924) MB ON PQ NB
Isocapnia Banks 1938 (Key to Species)
    Isocapnia crinita (Needhan and Claassen, 1925) YK AB SK
    Isocapnia integra Hanson, 1943 YK BC AB
Mesocapnia Raušer 1968
    Mesocapnia sugluka (Ricker, 1965) PQ (Ungava)
Nemocapnia Banks 1938
    Nemocapnia carolina Banks, 1938 PQ
Paracapnia Hanson 1946 (Key to Species)
    Paracapnia angulata Hanson, 1961 SK MB ON PQ NB*5 NS*6 PE7 LB NF
    Paracapnia opis (Newman, 1839)   ON PQ NB NS*8 LB NF
Utacapnia Gaufin 1970 (Key to Males) (Key to Females)
    Utacapnia labradora (Ricker, 1954) PQ LB
    Utacapnia trava (Nebeker and Gaufin, 1965) BC AB SK MB

1 – specimens in the Illinois Natural History Survey Insect Collection Database (INHS)
2 – Harper and Harper 1983
3 – Harper and Harper 1983
      Graniteville, Route 247, Quebec, 1 ♂, 3.iv.1982 (P.P. Harper)
4 – North Fork Crossing, mile 48 Aklavik Road, Olgivie Mountains, Yukon. 1 ♂, 3.vii.1962 (R.E. Leech)
5 – Boutouche River, 10 miles East of Harcourt, New Brunswick, 1 ♂, 13.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      1 mile East of Pokiak, New Brunswick, 6 ♂+♀, 21.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      4 miles East of Magnetic Hill, Moncton, New Brunswick, 5 ♂+♀, 13.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      8 miles East of Forks, Hwy #7, New Brunswick, 6 ♂+♀, 13.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      13 miles East of Magnetic Hill, Cocagne River, New Brunswick, 19 ♂+♀, 13.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      18 miles East of Forks, Hwy #112, New Brunswick, 31 ♂+♀, 13.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
6 – Arm Brook, 1 mile South of Sherbrooke Hwy #7, Nova Scotia, 11 ♂+♀, 17.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      1 mile West of Wentworth Creek, Hwy #4, Nova Scotia, 3 ♂+♀, 14.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      5 miles West of Mabou, S.W. Mabou River, Cape Breton Island, Hwy # 19, Nova Scotia, 8 ♂+♀, 18.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      Ecum Secum, Hwy. #7, Nova Scotia, 1 ♂, 17.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      4 miles west of Debert, Nova Scotia, 1 ♂, 15.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      Archibald’s Brook, 1 mile S. of Sherbrooke Hwy. # 7, Nova Scotia, 8 ♂, 17.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      3 miles East of Amherst, Hwy. #2, Nova Scotia, 2 ♂+♀, 15.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      Moose River at Hwy. # 7, Nova Scotia, 1 ♂, 17.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      1 mile West of Glendale, MacLellan Brook at Hwy. #5, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, 1 ♂, 18.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      S.W. Margaree, Cape Breton Island Hwy # 19, Nova Scotia, 1 ♂, 18.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      Nyanza, Cape Breton Island, Hwy # 5, Middle River, Nova Scotia, 1 ♂, 18.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      4 miles East of Moser River at Hwy. # 7, Nova Scotia, 5 ♂, 17.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      3 miles East of Port Hastings, Cape Breton Island at Hwy # 5, Nova Scotia, 1 ♂, 18.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      Upper Musquodoboit at Hwy # 24, Nova Scotia, 1 ♂, 19.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      1 mile West of Nyanza, Cape breton Island, Hwy # 5, Nova Scotia, 13 ♂+♀, 18.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      5 miles South East of Brookfield, Nova Scotia, 9 ♂+♀, 19.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
7 – Dobrin and Giberson 2003
      specimens in the INHS collection
8 – 3 miles West of Glendale, Cape Breton Island, Rough Brook and Hwy. #5, Nova Scotia, 3 ♂+♀, 18.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      Arm Brook, 1 mile South of Sherbrooke Hwy # 7, Nova Scotia, 7 ♂+♀, 17.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      5 miles West of Chester Basin, Hwy #3, Nova Scotia, 20 ♂+♀, 20.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      3 miles North of Dean, Nova Scotia, 12 ♂+♀, 18.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      4 miles West of Debert, Nova Scotia, 5 ♂+♀, 15.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      East River, Hwy #3, Nova Scotia, 8 ♂+♀, 20.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      Liscombe River at Liscombe Mills, Hwy #7, Nova Scotia, 64 ♂+♀, 17.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      Gold River, Chester Basin, Hwy #3, Nova Scotia, 9 ♂+♀, 20.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      McKeen Brook, Melrose, Hwy #7, Nova Scotia, 3 ♂, 17.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      4 miles East of Moser River, Hwy # 7, Nova Scotia, 1 ♂, 17.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      Musquodoboit Habour, Hwy #7, Nova Scotia, 4 ♂+♀, 17.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      3 miles East of Port Hastings, Cape Breton Island, Hwy #5, Nova Scotia, 2 ♂, 18.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      Middle River, Hwy # 5 at Nyanza, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, 4 ♂, 189.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      1 mile East of Preston, Hwy # 7, Nova Scotia, 6 ♂+♀, 17.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      2 miles West of Sheet Harbour on Hwy #7, Nova Scotia, 20 ♂+♀, 17.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      3 miles East of Sheet Harbour, Hwy #7, Nova Scotia, 20 ♂+♀, 17.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      5 miles West of Sheet Harbour, Hwy #7, Nova Scotia, 6 ♂+♀, 17.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      2 miles East of Springhill, Hwy # 4, Nova Scotia, 10 ♂+♀, 15.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      2 miles East of Wentworth, Hwy. # 4, Nova Scotia, 1 ♂, 15.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      Gays River, Hwy 24, Nova Scotia, 3 ♂+♀, 19.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      Glendale, Cape Breton Island, Red bridge Hwy #5, Nova Scotia, 81 ♂+♀, 18.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      1 mile West of Glendale, Cape Breton Islands, MacLellan Brook at Hwy #5, Nova Scotia, 15 ♂+♀, 18.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      New Germany, Meisner’s Section Hwy 10, Nova Scotia, 31 ♂+♀, 20.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      Upper Stewiake, Nova Scotia, 4 ♂+♀, 19.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      10 miles East of Antigonish at Hwy #4, Nova Scotia, 1 ♂, 18.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      Archibaldi Brook, 1 mile South of Sherbrooke at Hwy # 7, Nova Scotia, 2 ♂, 17.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      7 miles East of Amhearst at Hwy # 2, Nova Scotia, 4 ♂+♀, 15.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      Jadique, Cape Breton Island, Graham River at Hwy #19, Nova Scotia, 1 ♂♀, 18.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      4 miles West of Stewiacke, Nova Scotia, 1 ♂, 19.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      15 miles East of Truro at hwy #4, Nova Scotia, 20 ♂+♀, 18.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)
      Moose River at Hwy #7, Nova Scotia, 3 ♂, 17.iv.1967 (J.E.H. Martin)