Burmese amber (IZCAS 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: IZCAS, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing

Primary reference: Z. S. Song, G. H. Xu, A. P. Liang, J. Szwedo, and T. Bourgoin. 2019. Still greater disparity in basal planthopper lineage: A new planthopper family Yetkhatidae (Hemiptera, Fulgoromorpha, Fulgoroidea) from mid-Cretaceous Myanmar amber. Cretaceous Research 101:47-60 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 201723: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 22.05.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera - Yetkhatidae
Parwaina liuyei n. gen. n. sp.
Parwaina liuyei n. gen. n. sp. Song et al. 2019 planthopper