Descriptions of two new elateroid beetles (Coleoptera: Eucnemidae, Elateridae) from Burmese amber

Robert L. Otto

Abstract


Two new elateroid taxa are described from amber deposits excavated from the northern region of Myanmar. Two genera, Cenomana gen. nov. (Coleoptera: Eucnemidae), and Cretopityobius gen. nov. (Coleoptera: Elateridae) are described for the first time from Burmese amber. The following new species are described: Cenomana clavata sp. nov. and Cretopityobius pankowskiorum sp. nov. Each new species is diagnosed and illustrated.

Keywords


False click beetle, click beetle, Myanmar, new genera, new species, paleoentomology.

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