A. A. Legalov

A. A. Legalov
Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals · Laboratory of Phylogeny and Faunogenesis

Dr.Sci., PhD

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The Mesozoic stage in the evolution of the family Nemonychidae is studied. The phylogeny and morphology of this family are considered; 80 species of 42 genera are recorded in the Mesozoic fauna. The group is reviewed. Diagnoses and descriptions are made. Keys to taxa are given. New genera, Cratonemonyx Legalov, gen. nov. (with the type species Crat...
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Two new tribes in the Curculionoidea are described as the Anchineini Poinar and Legalov, n. trib. (Ithyceridae: Carinae) and Paleocryptorhynchini Poinar and Legalov, n. trib. (Curculionidae: Erirhininae). The genus Anchineus Poinar and Brown, 2009, n. placem. is transferred from the subfamily Curculioninae of the family Curculionidae to the subfami...
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Abstract The first synopsis of Mesozoic weevils (Curculionoidea: Coleoptera) is presented. Changes of family, genera and species abundance during the Mesozoic revealed three distributional patterns. The Jurassic (Karatau) fauna was dominated by the Nemonychidae. During the Early Cretaceous (beginning at the Jurassic/Cretaceous border), the Ithyceri...
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The subfamily Protoscelinae from the Middle to Late Jurassic of Karatau is transferred from the family Chrysomelidae to the family Anthribidae. The genus Protoscelis, comprising five species, is reviewed. Males and females of the genus are described and keys to the identification of male and female specimens are provided. The new species P. medvede...
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Subfossil remains of insects and branchiopod crustaceans (Cladocera and Notostraca) found in three late Pleistocene deposits in the Novosibirsk region in the vicinity of the village of Suzun have been described. The calibrated radiocarbon dates for these deposits were 24,893-25,966 cal BP (Suzun-1), 20,379-20,699 cal BP (Suzun-2), and 27,693-28,126...
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The fossil record of ambrosia beetles is summarized and a new genus and species in the subfamily Mecopelminae, Gongyloceria dominicana gen. et sp. nov. is described. The new genus differs from the extant genus Mecopelmus Blackman, 1944, possessing weakly elongated tarsi, finely faceted eyes, a scape not reaching the posterior margin of the eye, coa...
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Two weevil species associated with Myriophyllum sp. are registered for West Siberia, Russia, for the first time, namely: Bagous longitarsis C.G. Thomson, 1868 from Kurganskaya Oblast and Eubrychius velutus (Beck, 1817) from Tyumenskaya and Kurganskaya Oblasts. Maps of species distribution in North Asia are provided for Eubrychius velutus, Phytobius...
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The presence of fossil bark beetles from the early Cretaceous to the Miocene is discussed. Changes in the diversity of this group over time are presented. Assumptions about trophic relationships are given. Two new species, Hylastes perkovskyi n. sp. from the tribe Hylastini and Chramesus boninoi n. sp. from the tribe Hylesinini, are described, resp...
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The diversity and abundance of auger beetles were compared with ecologically similar families of other beetles. It was shown that the ecological niche in dead wood, which in the Paleo-gene belonged to bark and ambrosia beetles, was occupied by Bostrichidae in the Mesozoic. Seven new species, Poinarinius aristovi sp. nov., P. antonkozlovi sp. nov.,...
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The first record of Bruchidius apicipennis (Heyden, 1892) (Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae: Bruchini) from Altaiskii Krai (Western Siberia, Russia) is given. It is the most northern find of this species. The host plant, distribution map, illustrations and redescription of Bruchidius apicipennis are presented.
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Four new species of the genera Dryophthoroides Roelofs, 1879 and Nephius Pascoe, 1885 from the tribe Stromboscerini of the subfamily Dryophthorinae are described and illustrated. Dryophthoroides telnovi Legalov, sp. nov. from New Guinea (Star Mountains) is similar to D. seftoni (Zimmermann, 1944) bit differs in the shorter and thicker rostrum and n...
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Fifteen species in three genera of the subfamilies Zeugophorinae and Megalopodinae are reviewed from the fauna of Siberia and the Russian Far East. Zeugophora chujoi Ohno, 1961 are excluded from the Russian fauna as misidentified. The distribution maps and keys to the Zeugophorinae and Megalopodinae species from Siberia and the Russian Far East are...
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Two new species, Melaemosaccus flavomaculatus Legalov, sp. n. and Neolaemosaccus mindanaoensis Legalov, sp. n. from Mindanao, are described and illustrated. Melaemosaccus flavomaculatus Legalov, sp. n. (Bukidnon Province) differs from M. longiceps (Pascoe, 1873) in the smaller body sizes, yellow scales forming spots on the body, not coarse sculptur...
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The first record of Magdalis margaritae Barrios, 1984 (Curculionidae: Molytinae: Magdalini) from Altaiskii Krai is given. It is the most western find of this species. The illustrations and redescription of M. margaritae are presented. The distribution maps for Siberian elm weevils, M. margaritae, Orchestes ruber (Ter-Minassian, 1953), O. steppensis...
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The first record of Chlorophanus caudatus Fåhraeus, 1840 (Curculionidae: Entiminae, Tanymecini) from Western Siberia (Altaiskii Krai) is given. It is the most north-eastern find of this species. The new synonym, Chlorophanus caudatus var. simulans Faust 1897, syn. nov. to Chlorophanus caudatus, is established. The distribution map, illustrations an...
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A new species, Eduardoxenus rasnitsyni n. sp., of the fungus weevil tribe Valenfriesiini (Coleoptera: Anthribidae: Choraginae), is described from Eocene Baltic amber. This new species is similar to E. unicus Legalov, Nazarenko and Perkovsky, 2018 from Rovno amber but differs in the rounded, more convex eyes, wide antennal club, and the lateral cari...
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The weevil Romualdius scaber (Linnaeus, 1758) of the subfamily Entiminae and the tribe Trachyphloeini, is newly recorded for Novosibirskaya Oblast, West Siberia, Rus-sia from green plantations of two localities in the city of Novosibirsk. Photographs of this beetle's external appearance and habitats of two localities are provided, and a distributio...
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From the modern distribution of the tribes Anypotactini and Eudiagogini (Coleoptera, Curculionidae), it can be assumed that the climate of the late Eocene amber forests was similar to that of the Valdivian temperate forests. A new species, Paonaupactus zosimovichi sp. n. from the tribe Anypotactini of the subfamily Entiminae is described from Late...
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Three new species, Dryophthorus luzonensis Legalov, sp. nov. from North Luzon (Kalinga, Ifugao and Mountain prov.), D. orientalis Legalov, sp. nov. from North Luzon (Benguet and Ifugao prov.), and Stenommatus telnovi Legalov, sp. nov. from New Guinea (Star Mountains) are described and illustrated. Dryophthorus luzonensis Legalov, sp. nov. differs f...
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The first record of Hypophyes hyalinus (Zherichin, 1972) (Brentidae: Nanophyinae: Corimaliini) from Altaiskii Krai is given. It is the most north-eastern find of this species in Siberia. The distribution map, illustrations and redescription of Hypophyes hyalinus are presented.
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Synommatus leleji sp. n. is described and illustrated from the Philippines (Mindanao Island). The new species differs from other species of the genus in the suboval elytra with rounded sides, rugose-punctate pronotum, and the rostrum subequal to pronotum length. A key and distribution map for species of the genus Synommatus are given. It is the fir...
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The first record of Orsodacne cerasi (Linnaeus, 1758) (Orsodacnidae: Orsodacninae) from Primorskii Krai (the Russian Far East) is given. It is the most eastern find of this species and the first record for Primorskii Krai. The distribution map from Asia, illustrations and redescription of Orsodacne cerasi are presented.
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The first record of Coniatus splendidulus (Fabricius, 1781) (Curculionidae: Entiminae: Hyperini: Coniatina) from Altaiskii Krai (Western Siberia) is given. It is the most north-eastern find of this species. The distribution map, illustrations and redescription of Coniatus splendidulus are presented.
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Three species, Rhaebus gebleri Fischer von Waldheim, 1824, Rh. lukjanovitschi Ter-Minassian, 1973 and Rh. solskyi Kraatz, 1879, belong to the genus Rhaebus Fischer von Waldheim, 1824 of the tribe Rhaebini from the subfamily Bruchinae. Rh. mannerheimi Motschulsky 1845, syn. nov., Rh. komarovi Lukjanovich 1939, syn. nov. and Rh. amnoni Lopatin et Chi...
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A new species, Orsodacne mesopotamicus Legalov, sp. nov. from Soran District (Iraq) is described and illustrated The new species is close to O. cerasi but differs in a more weakly narrowed pronotum before the base and the armament of the endophallus; from O. humeralis in the sparsely punctate elytra covered with very sparse semierect setae and the...
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The first record of Orsodacne humeralis Latreille, 1804 (Orsodacnidae: Orsodacninae) from Nimruz Province is given. It is the most eastern find of this species. The distribution map from Asia, illustrations and redescription of Orsodacne humeralis are presented.
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Two new species of the genus Demimaea from the subfamily Curculioninae are described from Rovno amber. Demimaea zherichini n. sp. is similar to the extant Demimaea mori but differs by its black antennae and tarsi, larger body, body lacking dense, white setae, sparsely not coarsely punctate pronotum and its narrower elytral interstriae. Demimaea gra...
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A new species, weevil Pseudanthonomus antonkozlovi sp. nov., from Early Miocene Mexican amber is described and illustrated. The new species differs from P. rufulus Dietz, 1891 from Canada and USA in the larger body size, long rostrum, and wider femora. It is the first fossil record of the genus Pseudanthonomus and the second representative of the t...
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This article describes and illustrates a new species of the genus Amberophytum Yu, Slipinski et Pang, 2019 of the family Cerophytidae from mid- Cretaceous Burmese Amber. The new species, A. maculatum s.n. differs from A. birmanicum Yu, Slipinski et Pang, 2019 in the smaller body size, shorter metatarsomere 1, and more convex body. A key to the spec...
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Species of the genus Belonotaris Arnoldi, 1977 with a straight rostrum from the Middle-Upper Jurassic of Kazakhstan and China are revised. Arnoldibelus Legalov, 2009, syn. nov. and Sinoeuglypheus Yu, Davis et Shih, 2019, syn. nov. are synonymized with Belonotaris. The diagnosis of Belonotaris is supplemented, and its family placement is established...
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A new molytine species, Archaeoheilus gallicus n. sp. from the Paleocene of Menat (France) is described and illustrated. The new species is similar to A. provectus (Scudder, 1876), A. scudderi Legalov, 2018, A. ovalis Legalov, 2018 from the early-middle Eocene Green River Formation, and A. lacoei (­Scudder, 1893) from the late Eocene Florissant For...
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A new species, Asiodonus vladimiri Legalov, sp. nov. from Amurskaya Oblast and Khabarovskii Krai, South of the Russian Far East is described and illustrated. The new species is similar to A. streltzovi Legalov, 2012 from Amurskaya Oblast but differs from it in the weaker elongated apex of the aedeagus, longer elytra, weaker smoothed elytral humeri,...
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Currently, 192 species of Curculionid beetles (Anthribidae – 4, Rhynchitidae – 20, Attelabidae – 10, Brentidae – 15 and Curculionidae – 143) are found in the Sikhote-Alin Nature Reserve. In total, 179 species are first found in the reserve for the first time. It is the first record of Thryogenes nereis (Paykull, 1800) for Primorskii Krai.
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A new species, Orthosinus laosensis Legalov, sp. nov. from Laos (Hua Phan Prov.) is described and illustrated. This new species differs from O. direptus (Marshall, 1931) in the longer and narrower elytra, wider elytral interstriae and not coarsely punctate pronotum with subparallel sides and from O. tuberculatus Legalov, 2021 in the suboval elytra...
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A new species, Caenorhinus (Flavodeporaus) nahangensis Legalov, sp. nov. from North Vietnam is described and illustrated. This new species is similar to Caenorhinus (Flavodeporaus) lobanovi Legalov, 2021 Laos but differs from it in the different body coloration, narrower rostrum, very weakly curved mesotibiae, densely punctate elytral interstriae,...
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A new species, Eremochorus (Eremochorus) kuraicus Legalov, sp. nov. from Kosh-Agach District, South-eastern Russian Altai of Western Siberia is described and illustrated. This species is similar to E. mikhailovi Legalov, 2007 from Central Altai but differs from it in the longer rostrum with distinct middle carina, longer elytra and the aedeagus. A...
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The first record of Phyllobius cylindricollis Gyllenhal, 1834 (Curculionidae: Entiminae: Phyllobiini) from Altaiskii Krai, Western Siberia is given. They are the most eastern finds of this species. The illustrations, redescription and distribution map of Ph. cylindricollis are presented.
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Caenorhinus (Flavodeporaus) belokobylskii sp. n. is described and illustrated from Northwest Vietnam. The new species is similar to C. (F.) lobanovi Legalov, 2021 from Laos but differs in the protibiae of males with mucro, longer and thinner rostrum, slender antennae, densely punctate head and pronotum, convex elytral interstriae, brownish-yellow e...
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A new species, Dexipeus krasilnikovi sp. nov. from Luzon (Philippines) is described and illustrated. This new species is very similar to D. uenoi Morimoto, 1978 but differs in the less coarsely punctate pronotum, with the apical constriction, without middle carina, and the rostrum distinctly longer than the pronotum. A key and distribution map for...
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A new species, Byctiscus ivanovi sp. nov. from northwest Vietnam is described and illustrated. This new species is similar to B. fukienensis Voss, 1948 from south-eastern China but differs in the other form of the basal sclerite, sparsely punctate pronotum, and the blue-green body. A key for species of the genus Byctiscus with four elytral spots ar...
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A new genus, Solomonocartus Legalov, gen. nov., with a new species Solomonocartus bukejsi Legalov, sp. nov. belongs to the tribe Rhinocartini from Guadalcanal Island (Solomon Islands) is described and illustrated. This new genus differs from the genus Rhinocartus Voss, 1922 from Western Africa in the long antennae inserted in the basal third of the...
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Currently, 128 species of Curculionid beetles (Anthribidae – 3, Rhynchitidae – 11, Attelabidae – 11, Brentidae – 7 and Curculionidae – 92 and Scolytidae – 4) are first found in the Bolshekhekhtsirsky Nature Reserve. In total, 104 species are first found in the reserve for the first time. There are the first record of 25 species, Thompsonirhinus (Ma...
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A new species, Notaris (Asionotaris) temreshevi Legalov, sp. nov. from Trans-Ili Alatau (Kazakhstan) is described and illustrated. The new species is similar to N. (A.) imprudens Faust, 1885 from Kyrgyzstan but differs from it in the smaller body sizes, the pronotum punctate by large points, densely punctate elytral interstriae with long setae, and...
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A new species, Archaeosciaphilus gyrommatus n. sp. of the subfamily Entiminae, is described from Baltic amber. The new species is similar to A. marshalli but differs in the smaller body sizes, the scape reaching middle of the eye, narrower decumbent elytral scales, weakly convex elytral interstriae and tarsal claws equal in length. The genus Archae...
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A new species of leaf-rolling weevils, Paracompsus krivokhatskyi sp. n. from Northern Vietnam, is described and illustrated. This species is close to P. nigrofasciatus (Pajni, Haq et Gandhi, 1987) from East India and Southwest China, and differs from it in the smooth, non-wrinkled, longer temples and in the shape of the basal sclerite of the endoph...
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A new species, Otiorhynchus (Mongolorrhynchus) altaipilosus Legalov, sp. nov. from South-eastern Russian Altai of Western Siberia is described and illustrated. This species is similar to O. populiger Arnoldi, 1975 from Bayankhongor Province but differs from it in small teeth on the femora, the length of the rostrum is subequal to its width at the b...
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Seven described species (N. (Erirhinus) aethiops (Paykull, 1792), N. (Asionotaris) eversmanni Faust, 1882, N. (A.) altaica (Legalov, 1997), N. (N.) acridulus (Linnaeus, 1758), N. (N.) daurica Faust, 1882, N. (N.) oryzae (Ishida, 1902), and N. (N.) scirpi (Fabricius, 1792) with two subspecies: N. (N.) scirpi scirpi (Fabricius, 1792) and N. (N.) scir...
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A new species, Nephius kalimantanensis Legalov, sp. nov. from Indonesia (Kalimantan) is described and illustrated. This new species is similar to N. gestroi Pascoe, 1885 from Sumatra but differs in the elytra with distinct humeri, the pronotal sides slightly depressed in the middle, biconcave base of the pronotum, and the subparallel elytra. It is...
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A new species, Orthosinus tuberculatus Legalov, sp. nov. from Laos (Hua Phan Prov.) is described and illustrated. This new species is similar to O. foveatus Voss, 1953 from China but differs from it in the larger body sizes, the pronotum of equal length and width, wide elytral interstriae and narrow striae. It differs from other species of this gen...
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A new species, Orsodacne yunnanicus Legalov, sp. nov. from Yunnan Province (China) is described and illustrated. The new species is similar to Orsodacne cerasi (Linnaeus, 1758) but differs from it in the coarse punctate pronotum, densely punctate head covered with appressed setae, and the endophalus sac with many minute sclerites. A distribution ma...
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A new mountain species, Anthonomus (Anthonomidius) dudkoi Legalov, sp. n. from Western Altai is described and illustrated. The new species is similar to A. germanicus Dieckmann, 1968 from Europe and Kazakhstan but differs in the dark body, wider pronotum, thinner and more sparse piliform scales on the body, and thinner less curved rostrum. A distri...
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The paper presents new data on the subfossil insects and molluscs, as well a new radiocarbon date for the Gornovo site in the Southern Fore-Urals. As a result, the stratigraphic interpretation of the sediments of the lower part of the first above floodplain terrace of the Belaya River is corrected and they are assigned to the Tabulda Horizon (MIS 3...
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Exrhynchites storozhenkoi sp. n. is described and illustrated from North Vietnam. The new species differs from other congeners in the body without metallic blue luster, cowered with dense yellow-brown hairs, and sclerotized armament of the endophallus.
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The first record of Titanomalia komaroffi (Faust, 1877) (Brentidae: Nanophyinae: Corimaliini) from Volgograd region, the south-eastern part of European Russia is given. It is the most northern find of this species. The distribution map, illustrations and redescription of Titanomalia komaroffi are presented. A list of species of the tribe Corimaliin...
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A new species, Otiorhynchus (Mongolorrhynchus) ivanovi Legalov, sp. nov. from Central Russian Altai of Western Siberia is described and illustrated. This species is similar to O. rectipilosus from Altai but differs from it in the profemora with obtuse tooth, curved pronotal sides and weakly rugose pronotum. A map and a key for identifying species f...
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The beetle Ceutorhynchus is used as a proxy for Eocene core Brassicaceae. The age of Brassicaceae has been strongly debated because their fossil record is scanty. There are four species of Ceutorhynchus inaffectatus species-group known in the Priabonian: Ceutorhynchus zerovae new species in Rovno amber and three in Baltic amber. There are numerous...
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Eckfelderolispa, new genus, including E. petrefacta n. sp., E. perita n. sp. and E. manderschieta n. sp., and Cerobates (Cerobates) eocenicus n. sp. (Brentinae: Trachelizini) are described and illustrated from the middle Eocene Eckfeld Maar, Germany. They document the oldest fossil weevils of the tribe Trachelizini.
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A new species of the genus Amberophytum Yu, Slipinski et Pang, 2019 of the family Cerophytidae from mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber is described and illustrated. The new species, A. maculatum n. sp., differs from A. birmanicum Yu, Slipinski et Pang, 2019 in the smaller body size, shorter metatarsomere 1, and more convex body. A key to the species of t...
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The first find of Pseudostyphlus pillumus (Gyllenhal, 1835) (Curculionidae: Curculioninae: Ellescini: Styphlina) from Altaiskii Krai, Western Siberia is recorded. It is the most eastern find of this species. The redescription of Pseudostyphlus pillumus is given. A key for identifying genera of Styphlina from Siberia is completed.
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A new weevil, Arkagalarhinus zherikhini gen. et sp. nov. from the tribe Chilecarini (Ithyceridae: Chilecarinae) is described and illustrated from the Santonian-Campanian Arkagala Formation (Russia, Magadan Region). A comparison of the new genus with genera of the tribe Chilecarini from the Cretaceous and Palaeocene is given. This is the first recor...
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A new species, Dorytomus mikhailovi sp. n., from late Eocene Rovno amber is described and illustrated. The new species is similar to D. groehni Bukejs et Legalov, 2019 from Baltic amber but differs in the shorter rostrum, dorsum covered with denser decumbent hairs and erect to semierect scale-like setae, and smaller body sizes. It is distinguished...
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A new species, Pseudodepasophilus friedmani Legalov, sp. nov. from Yunnan is described and illustrated. This new species differs from P. blandulus (Voss, 1942) in the yellow-brown elytra, thicker and shorter rostrum, wide pronotum with more rounded sides, wide elytra, shorter antennae, and form of the sclerites of the endophallus. It is the first r...
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Russian Altai of Western Siberia is described and illustrated. This species is similar to O. janovskii Korotyaev, 1990 but differs from it in the long decumbent setae on the elytra, larger teeth on the femora, wider rostrum and weakly narrowed apex of the aedeagus. Otiorhynchus altaicus Stierlin, 1861, syn. nov. is synonymous to Otiorhynchus (Podon...
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A new orsodacnid leaf beetle, Aulacoscelis (Cretaulacoscelis) santanensis n. subgen. et n. sp. of the subfamily Aulacoscelidinae of the family Orsodacnidae, is described from the Aptian-Albian Santana Formation of the Lower Cretaceous. The new subgenus differs from the subgenus Aulacoscelis s. str. in the elytra having distinct striae, the large ey...
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A new genus, Palaeatalasis gen. nov. (type species P. monrosi sp. nov.), from the tribe Megamerini (Chrysomelidae: Sagrinae) from the early-middle Eocene Green River Formation is described and illustrated. The new genus is similar to the Recent Atalasis Lacordaire, 1845 but differs from it in the subparallel sides of the pronotum, metafemora withou...
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Two new fossil species of Baltocar Kuschel, 1992 and Pseudomesauletes Legalov, 2001 (Curculionoidea: Rhynchitidae) are described from Eocene Baltic amber. Baltocar sontagae sp. nov. is similar to B. groehni Riedel, 2012 but differs in the shorter rostrum, tarsomere 1 shorter than tarsomere 5 and 1.4× as long as tarsomere 2, longer elytra, and short...
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This study was conducted in 2019 on pine trees in Province of Diyarbakır (Sur District) in South-eastern Anatolia Region of Turkey. Shot samples were taken from the dried pine trees and brought to the laboratory. Samples were cultured in plastic containers at the temperature of 26±1°C, relative humidity of 65±5, and illumination of 3500 lux for 16...
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A male of Tsherepanovia globosa Korotyaev, 1992 is described and illustrated. Tsherepanovia Korotyaev, 1992, placem. nov. is transferred from the subfamily Erirhininae to the subfamily Curculioninae. Key for the genera of the tribe Ellescini is given.
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A new species, Caenorhinus (Flavodeporaus) guskovae Legalov, sp. nov. from Central Laos is described and illustrated. This new species is similar to C. (F.) nigrobasalis Legalov, 2003 from Vietnam but differs from it in the densely punctate pronotum, antennae extend behind humeri, forehead without a black band, black protibiae, and narrower rostrum...
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A new species, Tasactes dudkoi Legalov, sp. nov. from Eastern Nepal is described and illustrated. This new species is similar to Th. interruptus Faust, 1894 from Myanmar but differs from it in the more strongly curved rostrum, punctate pronotum, with rounded sides narrowed more sharply towards base. A key to species of the genus Tasactes is given.
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Styphlus (Styphlomimus) orthochaetinus (Reitter, 1916), comb. and placem. nov. is redescribed and illustrated. The species was transferred from the genus Pseudostyphlus Tournier, 1874 to the genus Styphlus Schoenherr, 1826. Key for S. orthochaetinus and similar species and distribution map of Styphlomimus subgenus are given.
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A new weevil genus, Bronchotibia gen. nov. (type species: B. adunatus sp. nov.), of the subfamily Molytinae in the family Curculionidae is described from Dominican amber. The new genus is similar to the Central American genus Theognete Champion, 1902 but differs in the fused antennomeres 10 and 11 without suture, protibiae with large teeth in apica...
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A new weevil, Paleopegorhinus micrommatus gen. et sp. nov. from mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber is described in the tribe Chilecarini (Ithyceridae: Chilecarinae). The new genus differs from Arariperhinus in possessing long temples shorter than the eye diameter, precoxal portions of the prosternum longer than the length of the procoxa, postcoxal portio...
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A new tribe, Palaeoanoplini trib. nov., with a new genus, Palaeoanoplus gen. nov., and a new species, P. horridus sp. nov., of the subfamily Curculioninae are described from the Late Eocene Baltic amber. The new tribe is close to the Recent tribe, Anoplini; however, it differs from Anoplini by its tibia without uncus, as well as by tarsal claws pre...
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Orientogeochus rheinheimeri gen. et sp. n. is described and illustra¬ted from Luzon (the Philippines). The new genus differs from the genus Afrogeochus in the toothed femora, rounded eyes, widely separated procoxal cavities, subapically inserted antennae and rostrum almost three times as long as the base, widened at the apex. A key to the genera of...
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The Khasurty locality (Lower Cretaceous of Transbaikalia, Russia) is one of the largest fossil insect sites in the region. Over the entire period of study, more than 6000 insect imprints have been collected here, representing 16 orders and 130 families. Dipterans, aphids and hymenopterans are the most common forms here, the most diverse taxa are Di...
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A new fungus weevil, Glaesotropis (Electranthribus) rohdendorfi sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Anthribidae), is described from Priabonian Rovno amber. It is similar to G. (E.) zherikhini (Legalov, 2013a) but differs in the transverse carina extending to the scutellum, shorter antennomere 2, wider antennal club, more convex eyes, and larger body size. It is...
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