Kazantsev S.V. 2015. Protoluciola albertalleni gen.n., sp.n., a new Luciolinae firefly (Insecta: Coleoptera: Lampyridae) from Burmite amber // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.24. No.4: 281–283 [in English].

Insect Centre, Donetskaya 13–326, Moscow 109651, Russia. E-mail: kazantss@mail.ru

KEY WORDS: Coleoptera, Lampyridae, new genus, new species, Burmite amber, palaeoentomology, Cretaceous.

ABSTRACT: A new fossil genus of fireflies, Protoluciola gen.n., and a new species, P. albertalleni sp.n., from Cretaceous Burmite amber is described. The new, apparently capable of emitting light 100–million-year-old taxon is placed in Luciolinae.

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