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M.S. Caterino et al. 2015. Cretonthophilus tuberculatus... n. sp. (Histeridae) from Cretaceous... amber

А.Л. Лобанов

Cretonthophilus tuberculatus, a remarkable new genus and species of hister beetle (Coleoptera: Histeridae) from Cretaceous Burmese amber.
Zootaxa, 2015, 4052 (2): 241-245.

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The early history of the beetle family Histeridae is still very obscure. In part this results from difficulty resolving phylogenetic relationships at deeper levels (Caterino & Vogler, 2002; McKenna et al., 2015a). But it is also partly a result of a sparse and poorly documented fossil record (Chatzimanolis et al., 2006). Here we describe a new genus and species of fossil histerid from Burmese amber (~99 mya), which helps to address both of these problems.



Coleoptera, Histeridae, Cretaceous Burmese amber

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M.S. Caterino, K. Wolf-Schwenninger, G. Bechly. 2015.
Cretonthophilus tuberculatus, a remarkable new genus and species of hister beetle (Coleoptera: Histeridae) from Cretaceous Burmese amber.
Zootaxa, 2015, 4052 (2): 241-245.
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