New ommatids from the Late Jurassic of western Liaoning, China (Coleoptera: Archostemata)

  title={New ommatids from the Late Jurassic of western Liaoning, China (Coleoptera: Archostemata)},
  author={J. Tan and D. Ren and M. Liu},
  journal={Insect Science},
  • J. Tan, D. Ren, M. Liu
  • Published 2005
  • Biology
  • Insect Science
  • Abstract A new genus Amblomma gen. nov. of fossil beetles is erected and can be assigned to the family Ommatidae because its two procoxal cavities are contiguous and the articulations of the abdominal ventrites are abutting. The new genus is similar to Zygadenia Handlirsch, 1906 (=Notocupes Ponomarenko, 1964), Tetraphalerus Waterhouse, 1901, Rhobdocupes Ponomarenko, 1966 and Sinocupes Lin, 1976, but can be distinguished from other genera according to the following characters: the second segment… CONTINUE READING
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