Fossil Record 22(1): 25-30, doi: 10.5194/fr-22-25-2019
First record of the tribe Naupactini (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Rovno amber
expand article infoAndris Bukejs, Andrei A Legalov
‡ Institute of Life Sciences and Technologies, Daugavpils University, Vienības 13, Daugavpils, 5401, Latvia
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A new weevil, Arostropsis perkovskyi Bukejs and Legalov, sp. nov.(; Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae),is described from Late Eocene Rovno amber. The new species differs fromArostropsis groehni Yunakov et Kirejtshuk, 2011 from Baltic amber inthe pronotum lacking a distinct lateral ridge, it has a shorter rostrum,antennomere 2 is subequal to antennomere 3, it has wider elytra with weakerconvex humeral calli and the pronotum is wider than it is long. It is thefirst record of the tribe Naupactini in Rovno amber and the second finding ofArostropsis in Eocene ambers.