Fossil Record 22(2): 45-49, doi: 10.5194/fr-22-45-2019
Groehnius, a new genus of Eugnomini (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) from Eocene Baltic 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, Groehnius electrum Bukejs and Legalov, gen. et sp. nov. (Coleoptera:Curculionidae: Curculioninae), is described from Eocene Baltic amber. Thisnew genus is similar to the genus Archaeoeugnomus Legalov, 2016 from Baltic amber butdiffers in the femora without ventral teeth, and the scape not reaching theanterior margin of the eye. It is the second record of the tribe Eugnominiin the Eocene.