Burmese amber (CNU coll) (Cretaceous of Myanmar)

Where: Myanmar (26.4° N, 96.7° E: paleocoordinates 12.4° N, 93.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Early/Lower Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

• "...inclusions in the piece are numerous frass pellets and wood fragments, further suggestive (besides body form) of arboreal/wood nesting habits of the ant..."
• "reddish-orange amber..."or "transparent yellow amber"

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: amber

Collection methods: Repository: Key Lab of Insect Evolution and Environmental Changes, College of Life Sciences, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China

Primary reference: F. Dong, C. K. Shih, and D. Ren. 2015. A new genus of Tanyderidae (Insecta: Diptera) from Myanmar amber, Upper Cretaceous. Cretaceous Research 54:260-265 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 165561: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 22.01.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Jubisentidae
Furtivirete zhuoi n. gen. n. sp.55, Jubisentis hui n. gen. n. sp.55
Furtivirete zhuoi n. gen. n. sp.55 Zhang et al. 2019 planthopper
CNU-HOM-MA2018002
Jubisentis hui n. gen. n. sp.55 Zhang et al. 2019 planthopper
CNU-HOM-MA2018001
 Hemiptera - Mimarachnidae
Jaculistilus oligotrichus n. gen. n. sp.54
Jaculistilus oligotrichus n. gen. n. sp.54 Zhang et al. 2018 planthopper
CNU-HOM-MA2017005
 Hemiptera - Perforissidae
Foveopsis heteroidea n. sp.53 Zhang et al. 2017 planthopper
CNU-HOM-MA2017003, 1, 2, 4
 Hemiptera - Burmitaphididae
Vasteantenatus reliquialaus n. sp.29 Liu et al. 2019 aphid
CNU-APD-MA2018001
 Hemiptera - Juraphididae
Prolavexillaphis munditia n. gen. n. sp.28
Prolavexillaphis munditia n. gen. n. sp.28 Liu et al. 2017 aphid
CNU-APD-MA2017001
 Hemiptera - Weitschatidae
Criniverticillus longicumulus n. gen. n. sp.27 Lin et al. 2018 scale insect
CNU-COC-MA2018001
 Hemiptera - Yuripopovinidae
Reticulatitergum hui n. gen. n. sp.10
Reticulatitergum hui n. gen. n. sp.10 Du et al. 2019 true bug
CNU-HET-MA2018001
 Hemiptera - Cydnidae
Punctacorona triplosticha n. gen. n. sp.39
Punctacorona triplosticha n. gen. n. sp.39 Wang et al. 2019 burrowing bug
CNU-HET-MA2018002
 Hemiptera - Tingidae
Cucullitingis biacantha n. gen. n. sp.11
Cucullitingis biacantha n. gen. n. sp.11 Du and Yao 2018 lace bug
CNU-HET-MA2017001, 002
 Thysanoptera - Stenurothripidae
Cenomanithrips primus n. gen. n. sp.38
Cenomanithrips primus n. gen. n. sp.38 Tong et al. 2019 thrips
CNU-THY-MA2018101
 Psocodea - Psyllipsocidae
Concavapsocus parallelus n. gen. n. sp.40
Concavapsocus parallelus n. gen. n. sp.40 Wang et al. 2019 cave barklouse
CNU-PSO-MA2018001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 006, 007, 008, 009
 Blattodea - Mastotermitidae
Mastotermes monostichus n. sp.57 Zhao et al. 2019 termite
CNU-TER-BU2017004
Anisotermes xiai57 Zhao et al. 2019 termite
CNU-TER-BU201701, 002, 003
 Dermaptera - Anisolabididae
? Anisolabididae indet.35 Verhoeff 1902 earwig
CNU-DER-MA2017434, 435
 Dermaptera - Pygidicranidae
Robustipygia calvata n. gen. n. sp.35, Gracilipygia canaliculata n. gen. n. sp.34
Robustipygia calvata n. gen. n. sp.35 Ren et al. 2018 earwig
CNU-DER-MA2017446, 445
Gracilipygia canaliculata n. gen. n. sp.34 Ren et al. 2017 earwig
CNU-DER-MA2016001
 Dermaptera - Diplatyidae
Hirtidiplatys cardiophyllus n. gen. n. sp.35 Ren et al. 2018 earwig
CNU-DER-MA2017904
Tytthodiplatys ortholabis n. sp.35 Ren et al. 2018 earwig
CNU-DER-MA2017448
Acanthodiplatys leptocercus n. gen. n. sp.35 Ren et al. 2018 earwig
CNU-DER-MA2017649
 Phasmatodea - Archipseudophasmatidae
Pseudoperla scapiforma n. sp.5 Chen et al. 2017 stick insect
CNU-PHA-Ma2016001
Pseudoperla scapiforma3 Chen et al. 2017 stick insect
CNU-PHA-MA2017003
 Phasmatodea - Timematidae
Tumefactipes prolongates3 Chen et al. 2019 stick insect
CNU-PHA-MA2017001
Granosicorpes lirates n. gen. n. sp.3 Chen et al. 2019 stick insect
CNU-PHA-MA2017002
 Phasmatodea - Pterophasmatidae
Leptophasma physematosa n. gen. n. sp.45
Leptophasma physematosa n. gen. n. sp.45 Yang et al. 2019 stick insect
CNU-PHA-MA2018005
 Phasmatodea -
Elasmophasma stictum n. gen. n. sp.4
Elasmophasma stictum n. gen. n. sp.4 Chen et al. 2018 stick insect
CNU-PHA-MA2017004
 Hymenoptera - Formicidae
Haidomyrmex cerberus1 Dlussky 1996 hell ant
CNU-HYM-MA2019051, 052
 Hymenoptera - Dryinidae
Hybristodryinus cretacicus33 Perkovsky et al. 2019 wasp
 Hymenoptera - Ichneumonidae
Novichneumon longus n. gen. n. sp.19, Caloichneumon perrarus n. gen. n. sp.19
Novichneumon longus n. gen. n. sp.19 Li et al. 2016 ichneumon wasp
CNU-HYM-MA-2014012
Caloichneumon perrarus n. gen. n. sp.19 Li et al. 2016 ichneumon wasp
CNU-HYM-MA-2014011
 Hymenoptera - Stephanidae
Lagenostephanus lii n. gen. n. sp.20
Lagenostephanus lii n. gen. n. sp.20 Li et al. 2017 crown wasp
CNU-HYM-MA-2014-010
 Hymenoptera - Myanmarinidae
Myanmarina jeannineae n. sp.23 Li et al. 2018 wasp
CNU-HYM-MA-2017001, 002, 003
 Hymenoptera - Pelecinidae
Brachypelecinus euthyntus n. gen. n. sp.14 Guo et al. 2016 wasp
CNU-HYM-MA2016001
Abropelecinus tytthus n. sp.14 Guo et al. 2016 wasp
CNU-HYM-MA2016002
Zoropelecinus periosus n. sp.14 Guo et al. 2016 wasp
CNU-HYM-MA2016003
 Hymenoptera - Scelionidae
Archaeoteleia astropulvis n. sp.36 Talamas 2016 wasp
CNU-HYM-MA-2014014
Proteroscelio nexus n. sp.36 Talamas 2016 wasp
CNU-HYM-MA-2014013
 Hymenoptera - Aulacidae
Exilaulacus loculatus n. gen. n. sp.21, Exilaulacus latus n. sp.21
Exilaulacus loculatus n. gen. n. sp.21 Li et al. 2018 wasp
CNU-HYM-MA-2014008
Exilaulacus latus n. sp.21 Li et al. 2018 wasp
CNU-HYM-MA-2014009
 Hymenoptera - Praeaulacidae
Habraulacus zhaoi n. gen. n. sp.22
Habraulacus zhaoi n. gen. n. sp.22 Li et al. 2015 wasp
CNU-HYM-MA-2014001
 Hymenoptera - Evaniidae
Curtevania enervia n. gen. n. sp.21, Newjersevania longa n. sp.21, Newjersevania brevis n. sp.21, Sinuevania mira n. gen. n. sp.21, Cretevania tenuis n. sp.21
Curtevania enervia n. gen. n. sp.21 Li et al. 2018 ensign wasp
CNU-HYM-MA-2014003
Newjersevania longa n. sp.21 Li et al. 2018 ensign wasp
CNU-HYM-MA-2014005
Newjersevania brevis n. sp.21 Li et al. 2018 ensign wasp
CNU-HYM-MA-2014006
Sinuevania mira n. gen. n. sp.21 Li et al. 2018 ensign wasp
CNU-HYM-MA-2014002
Cretevania tenuis n. sp.21 Li et al. 2018 ensign wasp
CNU-HYM-MA-2014007
 Coleoptera - Dermestidae
Megatoma atypica n. sp.7 Deng et al. 2017 skin beetle
CNU-COL-MA-0318
Cretodermestes palpalis n. gen. n. sp.7 Deng et al. 2017 skin beetle
CNU-COL-MA-0317
Attagenus sp.7 Latreille 1802 skin beetle
CNU-COL-MA-0320, CNU008009
Attagenus secundus n. sp.7 Deng et al. 2017 skin beetle
CNU-COL-MA-0316
 Coleoptera - Limnichidae
Erichia cretacea n. sp.49 Yu et al. 2018 minute marsh loving beetle
CNU-COL-MA2018001
 Coleoptera - Cerophytidae
Amberophytum birmanicum n. gen. n. sp.50 Yu et al. 2019 beetle
CNU-COL-MA2017001
Brachycerophytum cretaceum n. sp.50 Yu et al. 2019 beetle
CNU-COL-MA2017002-1, 002-2, 003
Cerophytum albertalleni n. sp.50 Yu et al. 2019 beetle
CNU-COL-MA2017004, 005, 006
 Coleoptera - Cantharidae
Archaeomalthodes rosetta n. gen. n. sp.16
Archaeomalthodes rosetta n. gen. n. sp.16 Hsiao et al. 2016 soldier beetle
CNU-COL-MA20160200
 Coleoptera - Histeridae
Promyrmister kistneri n. gen. n. sp.58
Promyrmister kistneri n. gen. n. sp.58 Zhou et al. 2019 clown beetle
CNU-008021
 Coleoptera - Silvanidae
Protoliota sp.30 Liu et al. 2019 beetle
CNU-COL-MA-2018101
 Coleoptera - Helotidae
Metahelotella monochromata n. sp.31 Liu et al. 2019 beetle
CNU-COL-MA-0016
 Coleoptera - Tetratomidae
Thescelostrophus cretaceus n. gen. n. sp.48, Allostrophus cretaceus n. gen. n. sp.17
Thescelostrophus cretaceus n. gen. n. sp.48 Yu et al. 2016 polypore fungus beetle
CNU-COL-MA2016001
Allostrophus cretaceus n. gen. n. sp.17 Hsiao et al. 2018 polypore fungus beetle
CNU-COL-MA20160201
 Coleoptera - Zopheridae
Paleoendeitoma antennata n. gen. n. sp.8 Deng et al. 2017 ironclad beetle
CNU-COL-MA-0312, 0313
Paleoendeitoma minuta n. sp.8 Deng et al. 2017 ironclad beetle
CNU-COL-MA-0314
Cretomysteria burmanica n. gen. n. sp.8 Deng et al. 2017 ironclad beetle
CNU-COL-MA-0315
 Coleoptera - Thanerocleridae
Archaeozenodosus bellus n. gen. n. sp.47
Archaeozenodosus bellus n. gen. n. sp.47 Yu and Kolibáč 2017 beetle
CNU-COL-MA2017100
 Coleoptera - Endomychidae
Palaeomycetes foveolatus n. gen. n. sp.37, Cretolestes niger n. gen. n. sp.37
Palaeomycetes foveolatus n. gen. n. sp.37 Tomaszewska et al. 2018 handsome fungus beetle
CNU008072
Cretolestes niger n. gen. n. sp.37 Tomaszewska et al. 2018 handsome fungus beetle
CNU008071
 Coleoptera - Mesophyletidae
Rhynchitomimus chalybeus n. gen. n. sp.6
Rhynchitomimus chalybeus n. gen. n. sp.6 Clarke and Oberprieler 2018 weevil
CNU-COL-MA-0444
 Coleoptera - Nosodendridae
Nosodendron cretaceum n. sp.9 Deng et al. 2019 wounded tree beetle
CNU-COL-MA-0321
 Coleoptera - Cupedidae
Brochocoleus zhiyuani n. sp.32 Liu et al. 2017 reticulated beetle
CNU-COL-BR2014808
 Mecoptera - Dualulidae
Dualula kachinensis n. gen. n. sp.25
Dualula kachinensis n. gen. n. sp.25 Lin et al. 2019 scorpionfly
CNU-MEC-MA-2014001, 2017016, 2017017
 Mecoptera - Pseudopolycentropodidae
Parapolycentropus sp.25 Grimaldi and Rasnitsyn 2005 scorpionfly
CNU-MEC-MA-2014002, 2014006, 2015047, 2015052, 2017001, 2017005, 2017008, 2017019-2
Parapolycentropus paraburmiticus25 Grimaldi and Rasnitsyn 2005 scorpionfly
Parapolycentropus burmiticus25 Grimaldi and Rasnitsyn 2005 scorpionfly
CNU-MEC-MA-2014003, 2014004, 2014005-1, 2015005, 2015017, 2015051, 2016005, 2016012, 2016013, 2016015, 2017007, 2017009, 2017020
 Diptera - Bombyliidae
Cretabombylia spinifera n. gen. n. sp.46, Peculibombylia relictivena n. gen. n. sp.46, Similipioneeria mirantenna n. gen. n. sp.46
Cretabombylia spinifera n. gen. n. sp.46 Ye et al. 2019 bee fly
CNU-DIP-MA2018002
Peculibombylia relictivena n. gen. n. sp.46 Ye et al. 2019 bee fly
CNU-DIP-MA2018003
Similipioneeria mirantenna n. gen. n. sp.46 Ye et al. 2019 bee fly
CNU-DIP-MA2018001
 Diptera - Limoniidae
Dicranoptycha plicativa n. sp.12 Gao et al. 2016 crane fly
CNU-DIP-MA2015002
 Diptera - Tanyderidae
Similinannotanyderus lii n. gen. n. sp.
Similinannotanyderus lii n. gen. n. sp. Dong et al. 2015 primitive crane fly
CNU-DIP-MA2014001
 Lepidoptera - Micropterigidae
Sabatinca perveta56 Cockerell 1919 moth
CNU-LEP-MA-2016005, 018, 019, 020
Sabatinca limula n. sp.56 Zhang et al. 2017 moth
CNU-LEP-MA-2016042
Sabatinca cretacea n. sp.56 Zhang et al. 2017 moth
CNU-LEP-MA-2016013
 Trichoptera - Polycentropodidae
Hnamadawgyia macularis n. gen. n. sp.41
Hnamadawgyia macularis n. gen. n. sp.41 Wang et al. 2019 caddisfly
CNU-TRI-MA-2016505
 Neuroptera - Kalligrammatidae
Oligopsychopsis penniformis n. gen. n. sp.2 Chang et al. 2017 lacewing
CNU-NEU-MA2017001
 Neuroptera - Sisyridae
Stictosisyra pennyi n. gen. n. sp.44
Stictosisyra pennyi n. gen. n. sp.44 Yang et al. 2018 spongillafly
CNU-NEU-MA2017006
 Neuroptera - Berothidae
Maculaberotha nervosa n. gen. n. sp.51, Magniberotha recurrens n. gen. n. sp.51, Protoberotha minuta n. gen. n. sp.18, Ansoberotha jiewenae n. gen. n. sp.43
Maculaberotha nervosa n. gen. n. sp.51 Yuan et al. 2016 beaded lacewing
CNU-NEU-MA2016003
Magniberotha recurrens n. gen. n. sp.51 Yuan et al. 2016 beaded lacewing
CNU-NEU-MA2016001, 002
Protoberotha minuta n. gen. n. sp.18 Huang et al. 2019 beaded lacewing
CNU-NEU-MA2018001, 002, 003
Ansoberotha jiewenae n. gen. n. sp.43 Yang et al. 2019 beaded lacewing
CNU-NEU-MA2018072
 Ephemeroptera - Prosopistomatidae
Proximicorneus rectivenius n. gen. n. sp.26
Proximicorneus rectivenius n. gen. n. sp.26 Lin et al. 2017 mayfly
CNU-EPH-MA2017001
 Ephemeroptera - Hexagenitidae
Hexameropsis elongatus n. sp.24 Lin et al. 2018 mayfly
CNU-EPH-MA2018001, 002
 Odonata - Burmaeshnidae
Proaeschna zhangi n. gen. n. sp.42
Proaeschna zhangi n. gen. n. sp.42 Wei et al. 2019 true dragonfly
CNU-ODO-MA2018001
 Archaeognatha - Meinertellidae
Nullmeinertellus wenxuani n. gen. n. sp.52 Zhang et al. 2018 rock bristletail
CNU-ARC-MA-2014004, 005
Unimeinertellus abundus n. gen. n. sp.52 Zhang et al. 2018 rock bristletail
CNU-ARC-MA-2014008, 009, 010, 014, 015, 016, 017, 019, 020
Unimeinertellus bellus n. sp.52 Zhang et al. 2018 rock bristletail
CNU-ARC-MA-2014001, 002, 007
Cretaceomachilis longa n. sp.52 Zhang et al. 2018 rock bristletail
CNU-ARC-MA-2014003
Arachnida
 Araneae - Lagonomegopidae
Lagonomegopidae indet.13 Eskov and Wunderlich 1995 spider
CNU-ARA-MA2019002
Odontomegops titan n. gen. n. sp.13 Guo and Selden 2019 spider
CNU-ARA-MA2019001
 Pseudoscorpiones - Chthoniidae
Weygoldtiella plausus n. gen. n. sp.15
Weygoldtiella plausus n. gen. n. sp.15 Harvey et al. 2018 pseudoscorpion
CNU-PSE-MA2016001