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Anders Leth Damgaard

Anders Leth Damgaard

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Introduction
President of the Danish Amber Association Working and collecting inclusions in all types of amber, but my research is mainly focusing on Coleoptera. If you are interested in inclusions in amber, you are most welcome to contact me - the collection is big, and I will happily help you whit specimens.

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Publications (8)
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With this fourth update of the soldier beetles (Coleoptera, Cantharidae) of the Anders Damgaard amber collection, we are providing descriptions of a new genus and seven new fossil species. From the Baltic amber: Cantharis (Cantharis) kviumi sp. nov. and Podistra (Absidia)mattheseni sp. nov. From the Burmese amber: Elektrokleinia steffenseni sp. nov...
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We describe and illustrate nine new fossil taxa of soldier beetles preserved in the Anders Damgaard collection (Denmark), from the major amber deposits of the world. From the Baltic amber: Cantharis (Cantharis) borki sp. nov., Lycocerus jesperibuchi sp. nov. and Mantimalthinus bartholini sp. nov. From the Burmese amber: Burmomiles blixenae sp. nov....
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In this paper, the authors describe and illustrate four new fossil genera and fifteen new fossil species of soldier beetles from Baltic amber belonging to the collection of Anders Damgaard: Eridanula n. gen., Noergaardia n. gen., Juratelacrima n. gen., Palmnickeneoceras n. gen., Cacomorphocerus bentifabrici n. sp., Cacomorphocerus madseni n. sp., E...
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The species Attagenus lundi sp. nov. from Cretaceous Burmese amber is described, illustrated and compared. Dermestidae known from the Burmese amber are listed.
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A new fossil cerambycid from Baltic amber, Dicentrus mehli sp. n. (Cerambycinae, Opsimini) is described and compared to extant congeners. This species is characterised by larger eyes, narrower inter-ocular space and shorter pedicle and, possibly, uniform colouring. This discovery allows confirming and pointing out the assumed hypotheses concernin...
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Th e species Globicornis (Hadrotoma) ingelehmannae sp. n. from Baltic amber is described, illustrated and compared with all known amber species of Globicornis Latreille, 1829. New species diff ers by the shape of antennae and black setation on dorsal and ventral surfaces.
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A new species in the extant genus, Hydrotrupes Sharp, H. prometheus n. sp., (Coleoptera, Dytiscidae) is described from Baltic amber (Eocene) based on examination of a single female specimen. This description represents one of a limited number of diving beetle taxa described from fossiliferous amber and is currently the oldest known fossil assigned...

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Study the palaeontological history and relationships between fossil and extant Cantharidae/soldier beetles