Logo
 Previous Symposia     B o o k s     Search     Notes for Authors     About BJC     BJC - Main     SGGW    
Baltic Journal of Coleopterology
XVth Symposium of Polish Carabidologists
Tatra National Park 04-07.06.2017


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

Clypastraea primainterpares sp. nov. - the first fossil minute hooded beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinelloidea: Corylophidae) from Baltic amber (Eocene, Tertiary)

Vitalii I. Alekseev

Alekseev V.I. 2016. Clypastraea primainterpares sp. nov. - the first fossil minute hooded beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinelloidea: Corylophidae) from Baltic amber (Eocene, Tertiary). Baltic J. Coleopterol. 16 (1): 21 - 26.

A new minute hooded beetle species identified as representative of the orientalis group of the genus Clypastraea Haldeman, 1842 is described and illustrated from Baltic amber. This finding proofs the existence and distribution of this genus in the Eocene at least in the Fennosarmatian part of Laurasia. Three additional specimens of Corylophinae are reported from Baltic and Bitterfeld ambers.

KeyWords : Tertiary, Eocene, Baltic amber, new species, Clypastraea, Parmulini, Corylophinae

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

Attachments:
Full text
Archive:

Volume 18, No. 1 (2018)
Volume 18, No. 1 (2018)


Volume 17, No. 2 (2017)
Volume 17, No. 2 (2017)