The first record of Rhynchitidae (Coleoptera) from Rovno amber

  • Andris Bukejs Institute of Life Sciences and Technologies, Daugavpils University, Vienības 13, Daugavpils, LV-5401, Latvia
  • Andrei A. Legalov Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Frunze Street, 11, Novosibirsk 630091, Russia and Tomsk State University, Lenina Prospekt 36, Tomsk 634050, Russia


Based on a well-preserved specimen, Pseudomesauletes groehni sp. n. is described and illustrated from Upper Eocene Rovno amber (Ukraine). It is the first fossil record of Rhynchitidae from this Lagerstätte.

How to Cite
Bukejs , A., & Legalov, A. A. (2019). The first record of Rhynchitidae (Coleoptera) from Rovno amber. Entomologica Fennica, 30(4), 168-172.