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


Current issue: Volume 19, No. 1 (2019)

New extinct Eocene Coleoptera in Baltic amber of Friedhelm Eichmann’s collection (Germany)

Vitalii I. Alekseev

Alekseev V. I. 2019. New extinct Eocene Coleoptera in Baltic amber of Friedhelm Eichmann’s collection (Germany). Baltic J. Coleopterol., 19(1): 11-22.

A list of 74 identified coleopteran inclusions in Eocene Baltic amber from Friedhelm Eichmann’s collection is presented. A new extinct species of Leiodidae, Anisotoma antediluviana sp. nov., a new extinct species of Lampyridae, Photinus kazantsevi sp. nov., and a new extinct species of Salpingidae, Sphaeriestes eichmanni sp. nov., as well the first fossil representatives of the corresponding genera, are described and illustrated from Eocene Baltic amber. The first record of the family Chelonariidae in Baltic amber is provided. A second specimen of Istrisia vithlandica Alekseev, 2017 (Salpingidae) [CVIA] is reported and imaged from Baltic amber.

KeyWords : Key words: Leiodidae, Lampyridae, Salpingidae, Chelonariidae, new species, new reports

Vitalii I. Alekseev. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Nahimovskiy prospekt 36, Moscow, 117997, Russia. E-mail: alekseew0802@yahoo.com

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