Lyubarsky G.Yu.1, Perkovsky E.E.2 2017. Xenophagus, a new genus of pleasing fungus beetles (Coleoptera: Erotylidae) from Baltic Amber // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.26. No.2: 147–150 [in English].

1 Zoological Museum, Moscow Lomonosov State University, Bol’shya Nikitskaya 2, Moscow 125009, Russia. E-mail:

2 Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Bogdan Khmielnitsky str. 15, Kiev 01601, Ukraine. E-mail:

KEY WORDS: Erotylidae, Xenoscelinae, Xenophagus, taxonomy, Late Eocene, Baltic amber.

ABSTRACT. Based on a fossil specimen from the Late Eocene Baltic amber (Kaliningrad region, Yantarnyi) Xenophagus popovi gen.n., sp.n., is described. The new genus is similar to the extant genus Xenoscelis Wollaston 1864, and monotypic genus Xenohimatium Lyubarsky et Perkovsky, 2012 from the Late Eocene Rovno amber (Ukraine), differing in presence of submetacoxal lines, and elytral punctation confused.

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