Burmese amber (UMIT 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: University Museum, University of Tokyo (UMIT)

Primary reference: K. Uchida. 2021. Two new genera of the Elcanidae (order: Orthoptera) from middle Cretaceous Burmese amber of northern Myanmar. Cretaceous Research 131(105092) [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 224168: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 22.01.2022

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Orthoptera - Elcanidae
Caelielca spinocrus n. gen. n. sp., Hukawnelca gracile n. gen. n. sp.
Caelielca spinocrus n. gen. n. sp. Uchida 2021 grasshopper
UMIT MA33397
Hukawnelca gracile n. gen. n. sp. Uchida 2021 grasshopper
UMIT MA33396