The First Eocene Species of the Genus Micrambe (Coleoptera, Clavicornia, Cryptophagidae)

G. Lyubarsky 1  and E. Perkovsky 2
  • 1 Zoological Museum of Moscow State University, Bol'shaya Nikitskaya str., 6, Moscow, 103009 Russia
  • 2 Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, Bogdan Chmielnitski str., 15, Kyiv, 01601 Ukraine

The First Eocene Species of the Genus Micrambe (Coleoptera, Clavicornia, Cryptophagidae)

Based on a fossil specimen from the Late Eocene Rovno amber (Ukraine), Micrambe sarnensis Lyubarsky et Perkovsky, sp. n., the first Eocene species of this genus is described. The new species is similar to the extant Micrambe abietis (Paykull) and M. ulicis (Stephens), differing by having the callosity with an acutangular caudolateral corner.

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