A new species of Diochus from Baltic amber (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Diochini)

Abstract

The first fossil of the staphylinine tribe Diochini Casey is described and figured from an inclusion in mid-Eocene (Lutetian) Baltic amber. Diochus electrussp. n. is distinguished from its congeners and the diversity of rove beetles (Staphylinidae s.l.) is summarized briefly.

DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.138.1896

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@inproceedings{Chatzimanolis2011ANS, title={A new species of Diochus from Baltic amber (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Diochini)}, author={Stylianos Chatzimanolis and Michael S Engel}, booktitle={ZooKeys}, year={2011} }