Sokolov A.V.1, Perkovsky E.E.2 2020. The first Eocene species of Bacanius (Coleoptera: Histeridae: Dendrophilinae) from Rovno amber // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.29. No.2: 157–160 [in English].

1 Ltd. Service Aqua, Severniy bulvar, 12V, 84, Moscow 127490, Russia. E-mail:

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

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.29.2.06

ABSTRACT. Description of new species of clown-beetles, Bacanius kirejtshuki sp.n. from Rovno amber, is given. It’s first fossil Bacaniini and the first fossil species of microhisterid ecological group. The place of new species in the tribe is discussed.

KEY WORDS: clown beetles, Bacanius kirejtshuki, new species, Rovno amber.

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