Kazantsev S.V. 2022. Description of a female of Electromethes alleni Kazantsev, 2012, the only fossil omethid taxon (Insecta: Coleoptera) from Baltic amber // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.31. No.3: 276–277 [in English].

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

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.31.3.07

ABSTRACT: A female of the only fossil omethid taxon Electromethes alleni Kazantsev, 2012 from Eocene Baltic amber is described for the first time. The male of Electromethes was also known only from Baltic amber. The extant omethids are distributed in North America and eastern Asia.

KEY WORDS: Coleoptera, Omethidae, Baltic amber, palaeoentomology, Eocene.

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