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


Current issue: Volume 21, No. 2 (2021)

The first record of Cupedidae (Coleoptera: Archostemata) from Eocene Rovno amber: Cupes groehni Kirejtshuk, 2005 examined using X-ray microtomography

Andris Bukejs, Vitalii I. Alekseev, Kristaps Kairišs

Bukejs A., Alekseev V.I., Kairišs K. 2021. The first record of Cupedidae (Coleoptera: Archostemata) from Eocene Rovno amber: Cupes groehni Kirejtshuk, 2005 examined using X-ray microtomography. Baltic J. Coleopterol., 21(2): 111 - 116.

Archostematan species Cupes groehni Kirejtshuk, 2005 is recorded from Upper Eocene Rovno amber. It is the first record of the family Cupedidae from this Lagerstätte and the ninth coleopteran species common to Baltic and Rovno ambers. Specimen is examined and illustrated using X-ray micro-computed tomography (µCT).

KeyWords : palaeocoleopterology, reticulated beetles, Cenozoic, Paleogene, fossil resin, X-ray, micro-CT.

Andris Bukejs, Institute of Life Sciences and Technologies, Daugavpils University, Vienības 13, Daugavpils, LV-5401, Latvia; e-mail: carabidae@inbox.lv
Vitalii I. Alekseev, Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Nahimovskiy prospekt 36, Moscow, 117997, Russia, e-mail: alekseew0802@yahoo.com; Kaliningrad Regional Amber Museum, Marshal Vasilevskii square 1, Kaliningrad, 236016, Russia; Institute of Living Systems, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, Nevskogo Street 14, Kaliningrad, 236016, Russia.
Kristaps Kairišs, Institute of Life Sciences and Technologies, Daugavpils University, Vienības 13, Daugavpils LV-5401, Latvia, e-mail: kr.kairiss@gmail.com

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