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Current knowledge of Coleoptera (Insecta) from the Lower Cretaceous Lebanese amber and taxonomical notes for some Mesozoic groups
This paper overviews more than 39 families of fossil Coleoptera from Lower Cretaceous Lebanese amber from nine outcrops. Lebanese amber contains the oldest representatives of the familiesExpand
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The most ancient bark beetle known: a new tribe, genus and species from Lebanese amber (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Scolytinae)
Abstract Cylindrobrotus pectinatusgen. et sp.n., a new scolytine species from Cretaceous Lebanese amber, is described. A new tribe, Cylindrobrotini trib.n., is proposed for this unique species, whichExpand
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The earliest known holometabolous insects
The Eumetabola (Endopterygota (also known as Holometabola) plus Paraneoptera) have the highest number of species of any clade, and greatly contribute to animal species biodiversity. TheExpand
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New beetles of Polyphaga (Coleoptera, Polyphaga) from Lower Cretaceous Lebanese amber
This paper deals with the description of Cretonodes antounazari gen. et sp.nov. (Cretonodini trib.nov., oldest representative of the subfamily Trinodinae; Dermestidae), Rhizophtoma elateroides gen.Expand
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Current Knowledge of Mesozoic Coleoptera from Daohugou and Liaoning (Northeast China)
: The present paper is devoted to an overview on fossil Coleoptera studied from Inner Mongolia, Daohugou (Middle Jurassic, Jiulongshan Formation) and Liaoning (Upper Jurassic-Lower Cretaceous,Expand
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Current knowledge of Coleoptera (Insecta) from the Lowermost Eocene Oise amber
The paper provides an overview on fossil Coleoptera from the Lowermost Eocene Oise amber of the Paris Basin (circa 53 million years old). At present 45 beetle families have been found from thisExpand
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Haplochelidae, a new family of cretaceous beetles (Coleoptera: Myxophaga) from Burmese amber
A new family, genus and species of flightless beetles (Coleoptera: Lepiceroidea: Haplochelidae: Haplochelus: Haplochelus georissoides) are described from Cretaceous Burmese amber. HaplochelusExpand
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Evolution of the elytral venation and structural adaptations in the oldest Palaeozoic beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera: Tshekardocoleidae)
The oldest definitive beetle, Coleopsis archaica gen. et sp. nov., is described from the earliest Permian (Asselian or early Sakmarian) of Germany (Grügelborn/Saarland). Its elytral venation isExpand
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