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Baltic Journal of Coleopterology
XVth Symposium of Polish Carabidologists
Tatra National Park 04-07.06.2017


Current issue: Volume 18, No. 1 (2018)

A description of Quasianisoxya curonensis gen. et sp. nov.(Coleoptera: Melandryidae) from Baltic amber

Vitalii I. Alekseev

Alekseev V.I. 2015. A description of Quasianisoxya curonensis gen. et sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Melandryidae) from Baltic amber. Baltic J. Coleopterol., 15(2): 171 - 174.

New extinct monotypic genus of the subfamily Melandryinae Leach, 1815 is described and illustrated on the base of an inclusion in Baltic amber. The new taxon is compared with the morphologically close extant and fossil ones. Quasianisoxya gen.nov. is characterized by small body size, long antennae, bilobed penultimate tarsomeres, transverse and broadest at base pronotum, contiguous procoxae.

KeyWords : taxonomy, Tertiary, Eocene amber, false darkling beetles, fossil

Vitalii I. Alekseev. Department of Zootechny, FGBOU VPO "Kaliningrad State Technical University", Sovetsky av. 1. 236000 Kaliningrad, Russia. E-mail: alekseew0802@yahoo.com

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