Anchineus dolichobothris, A New Genus and Species of Early Cretaceous Weevils (Curculionidae: Coleoptera) in Burmese Amber

Published on Jan 1, 2009
· DOI :10.4289/0013-8797-111.1.263
George Poinar29
Estimated H-index: 29
(OSU: Oregon State University),
Alex E. Brown11
Estimated H-index: 11
A new genus and species of weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Anchineus dolichobothris Poinar and Brown) are described from Cretaceous Burmese amber. The new genus is characterized by: a long, narrow rostrum in the upper position, geniculate antennae with a loosely compact club, antennal scrobes extending the length of the rostrum, a lobed fifth tarsal segment, small trochanters, a well developed unguitractor plate, divaricate, toothed, tarsal claws and unequal ventrites.
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