Fossil Record 24(1): 93-99, doi: 10.5194/fr-24-93-2021
A new Eocene Bacanius species (Histeridae: Dendrophilinae) from Baltic amber
expand article infoVitalii I. Alekseev, Andris Bukejs§
‡ Institute of Life Sciences, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, Nevskogo street 14, Kaliningrad 236016, Russia§ Daugavpils University, Daugavpils, Latvia
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A study of Baltic amber revealed a new fossil species of the genusBacanius LeConte, 1853. Bacanius gorskii sp. nov. differs from the congener described previously fromEocene Rovno amber, B. kirejtshuki Sokolov and Perkovsky, in the shape of meso-metaventralsuture, incomplete subhumeral stria, and the impunctate prosternal lobe (