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


Current issue: Volume 20, No. 1 (2020)

A new species of Airaphilus Redtenbacher and new record of fossil Silvanidae (Coleoptera) from Eocene Baltic amber of the Sambian Peninsula

Vitalii I. Alekseev, Andris Bukejs, David M.L. Cooper, Gavin A. King, Ryan C. McKellar

Alekseev V. I., Bukejs A., Cooper D. M. L., King G. A., McKellar R.C. 2019. A new species of Airaphilus Redtenbacher and new record of fossil Silvanidae (Coleoptera) from Eocene Baltic amber of the Sambian Peninsula. Baltic J. Coleopterol., 19(1): 127 - 134.

A new fossil species of the silvanid flat bark beetle, Airaphilus simulacrum Alekseev, Bukejs et McKellar sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Silvanidae) is illustrated and described based on two specimens from Eocene Baltic amber. A second specimen of the confamilial fossil taxon Mistran ot Alekseev et Bukejs, 2016 is reported and imaged using synchrotron X-ray micro-CT observations.

KeyWords : Cucujoidea, palaeontology, Cenozoic, Tertiary, fossil resin, SR X-ray micro-CT

Vitalii I. Alekseev. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Nahimovskiy prospekt 36, 117997 Moscow, Russia; Kaliningrad Regional Amber Museum, Marshal Vasilevskii square 1, Kaliningrad, 236016, Russia: e-mail: alekseew0802@yahoo.com
Andris Bukejs. Institute of Life Sciences and Technologies, Daugavpils University, Vienības 13, Daugavpils, LV-5401, Latvia: e-mail: carabidae@inbox.lv
David M.L. Cooper and Gavin A. King. Department of Anatomy Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Saskatchewan, 107 Wiggins Rd., Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5E5, Canada: e-mail: dml.cooper@usask.ca; e-mail: gavinanthonyking@gmail.com
Ryan C. McKellar. Royal Saskatchewan Museum, 2445 Albert St., Regina, SK, S4P 4W7, Canada. E-mail: ryan.mckellar@gov.sk.ca Biology Department, University of Regina, Regina, SK, S4S 0A2, Canada. Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 66045, USA.

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