Burmese amber (PIN collection 5608) (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

Reposited in the PIN

Primary reference: D. E. Shcherbakov. 2017. First record of the Cretaceous family Mimarachnidae (Homoptera: Fulgoroidea) in amber. Russian Entomological Journal 26:389-392 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190961: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 01.01.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Dorytocidae
Dorytocus ornithorhynchus n. gen. n. sp.1
Dorytocus ornithorhynchus n. gen. n. sp.1 Emeljanov and Shcherbakov 2018 planthopper
PIN 5608/3, 4, 5
 Hemiptera - Mimarachnidae
Burmissus raunoi n. gen. n. sp.
Burmissus raunoi n. gen. n. sp. Shcherbakov 2017 planthopper
PIN 5608/2
 Neuroptera - Sisyridae
Buratina truncata n. gen. n. sp.2, Protosiphoniella anthophila n. gen. n. sp.2, Khobotun elephantinus n. gen. n. sp.2, Sidorchukatia gracilis n. gen. n. sp.2
Buratina truncata n. gen. n. sp.2 Khramov 2019 spongillafly
PIN 5608/11
Protosiphoniella anthophila n. gen. n. sp.2 Khramov 2019 spongillafly
PIN 5608/13
Khobotun elephantinus n. gen. n. sp.2 Khramov 2019 spongillafly
PIN 5608/14
Sidorchukatia gracilis n. gen. n. sp.2 Khramov 2019 spongillafly
PIN 5608/12