Perkovsky E.E.1, Lyubarsky G.Yu.2 2014. Fifth contribution on silken fungus beetles from Late Eocene amber: a second Baltic amber species of Atomaria (Coleoptera: Clavicornia: Cryptophagidae) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.23. No.1: 41–44 [in English].
1 Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Bogdan Khmelnitski str. 15, Kiev 01601, Ukraine.
2 Zoological Museum of Moscow State University, Bol’shaya Nikitskaya str. 6, Moscow 125009, Russia.
KEY WORDS. Cryptophagidae, Atomaria, Late Eocene, Baltic amber, Russia.
ABSTRACT. Atomaria groehni Lyubarsky et Perkovsky, sp.n. is described based on a fossil inclusion in Late Eocene Baltic amber. The new species differs from the extant Atomaria in side borders of pronotum, visible from above along the entire length; small size; long elevated pubescence. A. groehni sp.n. also differs from most species in short 3 joint of antenna. A. groehni sp.n. also differs from A. gedanicola Lyubarsky et Perkovsky, 2013 from Baltic amber in elevated pubescence, pronotum not narrowed towards base, broadest before the middle.