Match!

New tribes of the superfamily Curculionoidea (Coleoptera) in Burmese amber

Published on Jul 4, 2015in Historical Biology1.489
· DOI :10.1080/08912963.2014.896908
Andrei A. Legalov13
Estimated H-index: 13
(RAS: Russian Academy of Sciences),
George Poinar29
Estimated H-index: 29
(OSU: Oregon State University)
Abstract
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 subfamily Carinae of the family Ithyceridae. The genus Paleocryptorhynchus Poinar, 2009, n. placem. is transferred from the subfamily Cryptorhynchinae to the subfamily Erirhininae. The placement of the genus Mesophyletis Poinar, 2006 in the family Ithyceridae was confirmed. http://www.zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:0C0039DD-7BC6-4A54-9282-F43C5606D68B
  • References (28)
  • Citations (9)
📖 Papers frequently viewed together
15 Citations
25 Citations
6 Citations
78% of Scinapse members use related papers. After signing in, all features are FREE.
References28
Newest
#1V. G. Gratshev (RAS: Russian Academy of Sciences)H-Index: 3
#2Andrei A. Legalov (RAS: Russian Academy of Sciences)H-Index: 13
15 CitationsSource
#1Andrei A. Legalov (RAS: Russian Academy of Sciences)H-Index: 13
A new tribe, Palaeoerirhinini Legalov, n. tribe, two new genera, Cretotanaos Legalov, n. gen. (type species: Cretotanaosbontsaganensis n. sp.) (Curculionidae: Erirhininae) and Palaeoerirhinus Legalov, n. gen. (type species: Palaeoerirhinusponomarenkoi n. sp. (Brentidae Apioninae) and five new species, C. bontsaganensis Legalov, n. sp., P.latus Legalov, n. sp., P. thompsoni Legalov, n. sp., P. longirostris Legalov, n. sp. and P. ponomarenkoi Legalov, n. sp. from the Bon-Tsagaan locality (Mongolia...
14 CitationsSource
#1Andrei A. Legalov (RAS: Russian Academy of Sciences)H-Index: 13
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. medvedevi sp. nov. is described. The generic names Cerambyomima Medvedev, 1968, Pseudomegamerus Medvedev, 1968 and Protosceloides Medvedev, 1968 are synonymi...
22 CitationsSource
#1Andrei A. Legalov (RAS: Russian Academy of Sciences)H-Index: 13
A new tribe, Palaeorhopalotriini Legalov, n. tribe, new genera, Electranthribus Legalov, n. gen. (type species: Electranthribus zherikhini n. sp.), Palaeorhopalotria Legalov, n. gen. (type species: Palaeorhopalotria neli n. sp.), Eoceneithycerus Legalov, n. gen. (type species: Eoceneithycerus carpenteri n. sp.), Succinorhynchites Legalov, n. gen. (type species: S. alberti n. sp.), Palaeophelypera Legalov, n. gen. (type species: Palaeophelypera kuscheli n. sp.) and Archaeocallirhopalus Legalov, n...
28 CitationsSource
31 CitationsSource
#1Guanghai Shi (China University of Geosciences)H-Index: 4
#2David A. Grimaldi (AMNH: American Museum of Natural History)H-Index: 41
Last. LIXianhua (CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences)H-Index: 80
view all 9 authors...
Amber from northern Myanmar has been commercially exploited for millennia, and it also preserves the most diverse palaeobiota among the worlds' seven major deposits of Cretaceous amber. Recent estimated ages vary from Albian to Cenomanian, based on palynology, an ammonoid, and Mesozoic insect taxa preserved within the amber. The burmite-bearing rock is sedimentaryand consists mainly of rounded lithic clasts (0.03w0.15 mm in diameter), with minor fragments of quartz and feldspar. Among the lithic...
555 CitationsSource
#1Andrei A. Legalov (RAS: Russian Academy of Sciences)H-Index: 13
A new subfamily, Juranthribinae, new genera Juranthribus and Karanthribus, and new species Juranthribus thompsoni and Karanthribus primitivus are described from the Middle-Upper Jurassic of Karatau. This is the earliest known record of anthribids.
20 CitationsSource
#1Patrice BouchardH-Index: 16
#2Yves BousquetH-Index: 12
Last. Andrew B. T. SmithH-Index: 10
view all 11 authors...
We synthesize data on all known extant and fossil Coleoptera family-group names for the first time. A catalogue of 4887 family-group names (124 fossil, 4763 extant) based on 4707 distinct genera in Coleoptera is given. A total of 4492 names are available, 183 of which are permanently invalid because they are based on a preoccupied or a suppressed type genus. Names are listed in a classification framework. We recognize as valid 24 superfamilies, 211 families, 541 subfamilies, 1663 tribes and 740 ...
493 CitationsSource
#1V. G. Gratshev (RAS: Russian Academy of Sciences)H-Index: 3
#2Andrei A. Legalov (RAS: Russian Academy of Sciences)H-Index: 13
A new subfamily, Mongolocarinae subfam. nov. of the family Ithyceridae, from the Middle-Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous of Asia is described. It includes five genera with five species: Palaeocar gen. nov. (with P. princeps sp. nov.), Mongolocar gen. nov. (M. orcinus sp. nov.), Praecar gen. nov. (P. stolidus sp. nov.), Karacar gen. nov. (M. contractus sp. nov.), and Baissacar gen. nov. (B. passarius sp. nov.).
21 CitationsSource
#1Kenton L. Chambers (OSU: Oregon State University)H-Index: 14
#2George Poinar (OSU: Oregon State University)H-Index: 29
Last. Ron BuckleyH-Index: 10
view all 3 authors...
†Tropidogyne pikei K. L. Chambers, Poinar & R. T. Buckley, representing a new genus and species, is described from an Early Cretaceous flower preserved in Burmese amber. †Tropidogyne may occupy a stem or early crown position in the phylogeny of the rosid clade. Its floral morphology, while largely plesiomorphic, can be compared with the modern family Cunoniaceae. The flower of the fossil taxon is small, bisexual, epigynous, apetalous, with five regular sepals slightly connate at the base, 10 sta...
29 CitationsSource
Cited By9
Newest
#1Andrei A. Legalov (Altai State University)H-Index: 13
ABSTRACTIn this article, two new tribes, Burmomaceratini n. trib. with type genus Burmomacer n. gen. and Burmocorynini n. trib. with type genus Burmocorynus n. gen., two new genera, Burmomacer n. g...
2 CitationsSource
#1George O. Poinar (OSU: Oregon State University)H-Index: 6
#2Fernando E. Vega (USDA: United States Department of Agriculture)H-Index: 37
Last. Andrei A. Legalov (Altai State University)H-Index: 13
view all 3 authors...
ABSTRACTAn ambrosia beetle described as Palaeotylus femoralis n. gen et sp. belonging to a new subfamily (Palaeotylinae n. subfam.: Coleoptera: Platypodidae) is described from Cretaceous Burmese amber. It differs from other subfamilies by the loose antennal club, 6-articled funicle, coarsely faceted eyes, tibiae with teeth at apex, bilobed meso- and meta-tarsomeres 2 and 3 and tarsomere 1 shorter than tarsomeres 2–4 combined. This is the first described Platypodidae from Burmese amber and the ol...
5 CitationsSource
#1Andrei A. LegalovH-Index: 13
#2V. Yu. NazarenkoH-Index: 3
Last. Evgeny E. PerkovskyH-Index: 14
view all 3 authors...
Source
#1Dave J. ClarkeH-Index: 8
#2Ajay LimayeH-Index: 1
Last. Rolf G. OberprielerH-Index: 12
view all 4 authors...
Only a few weevils have been described from Burmese amber, and although most have been misclassified, they show unusual and specialised characters unknown in extant weevils. In this paper, we present the results of a study of a much larger and more diverse selection of Burmese amber weevils. We prepared all amber blocks to maximise visibility of structures and examined these with high-magnification light microscopy as well as CT scanning (selected specimens). We redescribe most previously descri...
5 CitationsSource
#1Andrei A. Legalov (RAS: Russian Academy of Sciences)H-Index: 13
A new weevil, Burmorhinus georgei gen. et sp. nov. from the tribe Arthrostenini (Curculionidae: Erirhininae) is described from Cretaceous Burmese amber. The new genus is similar to the genus Thecorhinus Faust, 1887 but differs from the latter in having the body lacking wide scales, the tibiae being slightly widened at the apex, with large spurs, and weakly laminate tarsal claws. It is distinguished from the genus Arthrostenus Schoenherr, 1826 in the body lacking wide scales, the tibiae not serra...
6 CitationsSource
#1Andrei A. LegalovH-Index: 13
#2Alexander G. Kirejtshuk (University of Paris)H-Index: 2
Last. André Nel (University of Paris)H-Index: 90
view all 3 authors...
Abstract Two new genera Petropsis gen. n., and Menatorhis gen. n., and two species, Petropsis rostrata gen. et sp. n. (Ithyceridae) and Perapion menatensis sp. n. (Brentidae), are described from the Paleocene of Menat (France). Petropsis rostrata gen. et sp. n. is similar to Cretocar luzzii Gratshev et Zherikhin (2000) but differs from it in the comparatively short ventrites 1 and 2, almost straight and not dilated metatibiae, short precoxal portion of the prosternum, slightly convex elytra and ...
5 CitationsSource
#1Andrei A. Legalov (RAS: Russian Academy of Sciences)H-Index: 13
#2Dany Azar (CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences)H-Index: 8
Last. Alexander G. Kirejtshuk (CNRS: Centre national de la recherche scientifique)H-Index: 13
view all 3 authors...
Abstract A new weevil, Oropsis marinae gen. et sp. nov., Oropsini trib. nov., is described from Lower Cretaceous Lebanese amber. The new genus is similar to the genera Libanorhinus Kuschel et Poinar, 1993 and Arra Peris, Davis et Delclos, 2014. It differs from Libanorhinus in the long abdominal ventrite 1, prosternal process distinctly extends beyond procoxal cavities and tarsomere 3 weakly bilobed, and from Arra in the arcuate pronotal sides, antennal club with fused articles, long abdominal ve...
6 CitationsSource
#1Andrei A. Legalov (RAS: Russian Academy of Sciences)H-Index: 13
The new subtribes Palaeorhamphina subtrib. nov. of the tribe Rhamphini and Eocenesibiniina subtrib. nov. of the tribe Tychiini, new genera Archaeoeugnomus gen. nov. (type species A. balticus sp. nov.), Palaeorhamphus gen. nov. (type species P. primitivus sp. nov.), and Eocenesibinia gen. nov. (type species E. prussica sp. nov.), new subgenus Palaeoleiosoma subgen. nov. (type species L. klebsi sp. nov.) of the genus Leiosoma Stephens, and new species Leiosoma klebsi sp. nov., Caulophilus rarus sp...
4 CitationsSource
Two new genera, Palaeodexipeus gen. n. (type species: Palaeodexipeus kirejtshuki sp. n.) and Succinalophus gen. n. (type species: S. attenboroughi sp. n.), and four new species, Oxycraspedus poinari sp. n., Palaeodexipeus kirejtshuki sp. n., Dorytomus electrinus sp. n. and Succinalophus attenboroughi sp. n., are described and illustrated. These are the first records of the tribes Oxycraspedini in the family Belidae, and Stromboscerini and Tropiphorini in Curculionidae in the Baltic amber.
2 CitationsSource
#1George Poinar (OSU: Oregon State University)H-Index: 29
#2Andrei A. Legalov (RAS: Russian Academy of Sciences)H-Index: 13
SummaryNew species of rhynchitid weevils, Rhynchitobius tanyrhinus n. sp. and R. xuthocolus n. sp. (Coleoptera: Rhynchitidae) in the tribe Auletini are described from Dominican amber. The former species is characterized by a long rostrum, narrow pronotum and elytra, rugose elytral intervals and distinct elytral striae. The latter species has a short rostrum, wide antennal club, yellow legs, non-rugose elytral intervals and weak elytral striae. The present study describes the first representative...
4 CitationsSource