Lyubarsky G.Yu.1, Perkovsky E.E.2 2012. A new genus of Erotylidae from Eocene amber (Coleoptera: Clavicornia) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.21. No.1: 35–38 [in English].

1 Zoological Museum of Moscow State University Bol’shaya Nikitskaya str. 6, Moscow 103009, Russia. E-mail:

2 Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, Bogdan Chmielnitski str. 15, Kyiv 01601, Ukraine. E-mail:

KEY WORDS: Erotylidae, Xenohimatium, taxonomy, Late Eocene, Rovno amber.

ABSTRACT. Based on a fossil specimen from the Late Eocene Rovno amber (Ukraine), the Eocene species and genus Xenohimatium rovnense gen.n., sp.n., is described. The new genus is similar to the extant Xenoscelis, differing in procoxal cavities partially open behind; lateral carina on elytra absent; pronotum shorter, without strong excision on anterior margin.

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