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


Current issue: Volume 17, No. 1 (2017)

Key to fossil Malthininae, with description of two new species in Baltic amber (Coleoptera Cantharidae)

Fabrizio Fanti, Francesco Vitali

Fanti F., Vitali F. 2017. Key to fossil Malthininae, with description of two new species in Baltic amber (Coleoptera Cantharidae). Baltic J. Coleopterol. 17 (1): 19 - 27.

The soldier beetles Malthodes caenozoicus n. sp. and Mimoplatycis bicolor n. sp. are described from Baltic amber. Malthodes caenozoicus n. sp. is characterised by small size, short elytra, and peculiar terminalia. Mimoplatycis bicolor n. sp. is characterised by peculiar pronotal ridges and coloration. A key to the fossil Malthininae is provided.

KeyWords : Malthodes, Mimoplatycis, Baltic amber, key.

Fabrizio Fanti, via del Tamburino 69, I - 53040 Piazze (Siena), Italia. E-mail: fantifab@alice.it
Francesco Vitali, 7a, rue Jean Pierre Huberty, L - 1742 Luxembourg, Luxembourg. E-mail: vitalfranz@cerambycoidea.com

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