Burmese amber (Southwest University collection) (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

• "reddish-orange amber..."or "transparent yellow amber"

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: amber

Collection methods: Repository: Institute of Entomology, Southwest University, Chongqing, China

Primary reference: L. Qiu, Z. Q. Wang, and Y. L. Che. 2019. A new corydiid cockroach with large holoptic eyes in Upper Cretaceous Burmese amber (Blattodea: Corydiidae: Euthyrrhaphinae). Cretaceous Research 96:179-183 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 199518: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 27.01.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Blattodea - Blattoidae
Cretaperiplaneta kaonashi n. gen. n. sp.1
Cretaperiplaneta kaonashi n. gen. n. sp.1 Qiu et al. 2020 cockroach
SWUMA-0011
 Blattodea - Corydiidae
Magniocula apiculata n. gen. n. sp.
Magniocula apiculata n. gen. n. sp. Qiu et al. 2019 cockroach
 Dicondylia - Blattulidae
Huablattula sp.2 Qiu et al. 2019 winged insect
SWUMA-0010
Huablattula hui n. gen. n. sp.2 Qiu et al. 2019 winged insect
SWUMA-0002, 0003, 0004, 0005, 0006, 0007
Huablattula jiewenae n. sp.2 Qiu et al. 2019 winged insect
SWUMA-0008, 0009