Yijenplatycnemis huangi Zheng et al. 2017 (white-legged damselfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Platycnemididae

Full reference: D. R. Zheng, A. Nel, E. A. Jarzembowski, S. C. Chang, H. C. Zhang, F. Y. Xia, H. Y. Liu and B. Wang. 2017. Extreme adaptations for probable visual courtship behaviour in a Cretaceous dancing damselfly. Scientific Reports 7(44932):1-8

Belongs to Yijenplatycnemis according to D. R. Zheng et al. 2018

See also Zheng et al. 2017

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NIGP 164757, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Burmese amber (NIGP coll), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial amber in Myanmar.

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Myanmar (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.