A new fossil species of Bolitophagini (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) from Baltic amber suggests the genus Eledonoprius Reitter is persistent in the Western Palaearctic since the Tertiary

Vitalli I. Alekseev , Andris Bukejs , Elżbieta Sontag


The first fossil representative of Eledonoprius Reitter, E. incoronatus sp. nov., is described from Eocene Baltic amber. The genus is associated with old-growth forests in the modern Western Palaearctic Region and apparently has persistent in this Region since the Paleogene.
Author Vitalli I. Alekseev
Vitalli I. Alekseev,,
, Andris Bukejs
Andris Bukejs,,
, Elżbieta Sontag (FB / DIZP)
Elżbieta Sontag,,
- Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Parasitology
Journal seriesZootaxa, ISSN 1175-5326, e-ISSN 1175-5334, (N/A 70 pkt)
Issue year2020
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishpalaeontology, Cenozoic, fossil resin, Tenebrioninae
ASJC Classification1103 Animal Science and Zoology; 1105 Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)70
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ScoreMinisterial score = 70.0, 28-04-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2016 = 0.948; WoS Impact Factor: 2018 = 0.99 (2) - 2018=0.99 (5)
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