Kazantsev S.V. 2018. New Baltic amber soldier beetles (Coleoptera, Cantharidae, Cantharinae) // Euroasian Entomological Journal. Vol.17. No.2: 146–152 [in English].

Insect Centre, Donetskaya Str., 13–326, Moscow 109651 Russia. 

Email: kazantss@mail.ru.

doi: 10.15298/euroasentj.17.2.11

ABSTRACT. Four new species of soldier beetles of the subfamily Cantharinae, Cantharis hanswerneri sp.n., C. hoffeinsorum sp.n., Lycocerus christelae sp.n. and L. dentantennatus sp.n., are described from Baltic amber. Cacomorphocerus Schaufuss, 1892 is tentatively transferred from Dysmorphocerinae to Cantharinae. Provided is a key to the Baltic amber Cantharinae genera.

KEY WORDS: Coleoptera, Cantharidae, Cantharinae, new species, taxonomy, Baltic amber, palaeoentomology, Eocene.

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