Eur. J. Entomol. 99 (3): 353-361, 2002 | DOI: 10.14411/eje.2002.045

A new genus and new species of Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) from Baltic amber

Grzegorz PAŚNIK, Daniel KUBISZ
Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals, Polish Academy of Sciences, Sławkowska 17, 31-016 Kraków, Poland; e-mail: pasnik@isez.pan.krakow.pl, kubisz@isez.pan.krakow.pl

One new genus and nine new species of Staphylinidae are described from Baltic amber, namely Palaeosepedophilus gen.n. and the species P. succinicus sp.n., Lathrobium balticum sp.n., Lathrobium succini sp.n., Lathrobium ambricum sp.n., Lathrobium jantaricum sp.n., Sepedophilus balticus sp.n., Dictyon antiquus sp.n., Phymatura electrica sp.n., Aleochara baltica sp.n. Their affinity with related species is discussed.

Keywords: Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Lathrobium, Sepedophilus, Palaeosepedophilus, Dictyon, Phymatura, Aleochara, new genus, new species, Baltic amber

Received: October 13, 2000; Accepted: December 12, 2001; Published: September 20, 2002

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