Paleontological Journal

, Volume 45, Issue 1, pp 77–82 | Cite as

New mesozoic Ithyceridae beetles (Coleoptera)

  • V. G. Gratshev
  • A. A. Legalov


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.).


Coleoptera Ithyceridae Mesozoic Asia new taxa 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Borissiak Paleontological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Institute of Animal Systematics and Ecology, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesNovosibirskRussia

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