native to w. Palaearctic, adventive in our area, widespread in e. NA (NS-MB to FL-LA)(2)(3)(4)
mostly bird nests (esp. in tree hollows), sometimes under bark or in rotten wood near ant nests, occasionally in granaries/mills or wasp nests(5)(6), but in NA seems to be primarily saproxylic rather than synanthropic(4)
Contributed by v belov on 18 February, 2012 - 4:43am Last updated 14 January, 2014 - 5:24pm
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