Nanoraphidia electroburmica Engel 2002 (snakefly)

Insecta - Raphidioptera - Mesoraphidiidae

Full reference: M. S. Engel. 2002. The smallest snakefly (Raphidioptera: Mesoraphidiidae): a new species in Cretaceous amber from Myanmar, with a catalog of fossil snakeflies. American Museum Novitates 3363:1-22

Belongs to Nanoraphidia according to X. Y. Liu et al. 2016

See also Engel 2002 and Lu et al. 2015

Sister taxon: Nanoraphidia lithographica

Type specimen: AMNH Bu-092, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Burmese amber (AMNH collection), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial amber in Myanmar.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Myanmar (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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