Burmese amber (AMNH collection): Early/Lower Cenomanian, Myanmar
collected by Leeward Capitol Corp. 1999

List of taxa
Where & when
Geology
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Enoplea - Mermithida - Mermithidae
Cretacimermis chironomae n. sp. Poinar 2011
Poinar 2011 2 specimens
AMNH Bu-320
Euonychophora - Peripatidae
Cretoperipatus burmiticus n. gen., n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2002
Grimaldi et al. 2002 1 specimen
AMNH Bu218
Insecta - Hemiptera - Postopsyllidiidae
Postopsyllidium rebeccae n. sp. Grimaldi 2003
Grimaldi 2003 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-137
Insecta - Hemiptera - Pseudococcidae
Gilderius eukrinops n. gen., n. sp. Vea and Grimaldi 2015
Vea and Grimaldi 2015 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1594 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Hemiptera - Weitschatidae
Pseudoweitschatus audebertis n. gen., n. sp. Vea and Grimaldi 2015
Vea and Grimaldi 2015 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1416 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Hemiptera
Pedicellicoccus marginatus n. gen., n. sp. Vea and Grimaldi 2015
Vea and Grimaldi 2015 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-458 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Hemiptera - Coccidae
Rosahendersonia prisca n. gen., n. sp. Vea and Grimaldi 2015
Vea and Grimaldi 2015 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-835 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Hemiptera - Kozariidae
Kozarius perpetuus n. gen., n. sp. Vea and Grimaldi 2015
Vea and Grimaldi 2015 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1163 (2 measurements)
Kozarius achronus n. sp. Vea and Grimaldi 2015
Vea and Grimaldi 2015 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-233a (2 measurements)
Insecta - Hemiptera - Ortheziidae
Burmorthezia sp. Vea and Grimaldi 2012
Vea and Grimaldi 2012 1 specimen
Burmorthezia insolita n. sp. Vea and Grimaldi 2012
Vea and Grimaldi 2012 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1095
Burmorthezia kotejai n. gen., n. sp. Vea and Grimaldi 2012
Vea and Grimaldi 2012 2 specimens
AMNH Bu-1094 (two specimens)
Insecta - Hemiptera
Alacrena peculiaris n. gen., n. sp. Vea and Grimaldi 2015
Vea and Grimaldi 2015 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1516 (2 measurements)
Magnilens glaesaria n. gen., n. sp. Vea and Grimaldi 2015
Vea and Grimaldi 2015 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1418 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Hemiptera - Aradidae
Cretopiesma suukyiae n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi and Engel 2008
Grimaldi and Engel 2008 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-958 (2 measurements)
Archearadus burmensis n. gen., n. sp. Heiss and Grimaldi 2001
Heiss and Grimaldi 2002 2 specimens
AMNH Bu-167; AMNH Bu-1336 in Heiss & Grimaldi 2002 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Hemiptera - Cimicidae
Quasicimex eilapinastes n. gen., n. sp. Engel 2008
Engel 2008 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-728 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Hemiptera - Velocipedidae
Aphrastomedes anthocoroides n. gen., n. sp. Yamada and Yamamoto 2017
Yamada et al. 2017 2 specimens
AMNH Bu-SY14, SY15
Insecta - Hemiptera - Hydrometridae
Carinametra burmensis n. gen., n. sp. Andersen and Grimaldi 2001
Andersen and Grimaldi 2001 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1098 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Hemiptera - Schizopteridae
Tanaia burmitica n. gen., n. sp. Perrichot et al. 2007
Perrichot et al. 2007 2 specimens
AMNH Bu-720, AMNH Bu-965
Insecta - Psocodea
Psocoptera indet.
Grimaldi et al. 2003 2 specimens
replaced by Psocodea
Same piece of amber as Bu 491
Insecta - Psocodea - Liposcelididae
Cretoscelis burmitica n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi and Engel 2006
Grimaldi and Engel 2006 1 specimen
AMNH Bu912 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Blattodea
Euisoptera indet. Engel et al. 2009
Engel et al. 2016 2 specimens
AMNH Bu-TJ002; SD001
Dharmatermes avernalis n. gen., n. sp. Engel et al. 2007
Engel et al. 2007 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-313 (Kalotermes ?swinhoei in Grimaldi et al. 2002)
Tanytermes anawrahtai n. gen., n. sp. Engel et al. 2007
Engel et al. 2007 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1608
Insecta - Blattodea - Kalotermitidae
Proelectrotermes holmgreni n. sp. Engel et al. 2007
Engel et al. 2007 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-043
Insecta - Blattodea
Gigantotermes rex n. gen., n. sp. Engel et al. 2016
Engel et al. 2016 1 specimen
recombined as Ginormotermes rex
AMNH Bu-TJ001 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Mantodea
Jersimantis burmiticus n. sp. Grimaldi 2003
Grimaldi 2003 1 specimen
recombined as Burmantis burmitica
AMNH Bu-170
Burmantis asiatica n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi 2003
Grimaldi 2003 1 specimen
Insecta - Zoraptera - Zorotypidae
Xenozorotypus burmiticus n. gen., n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2002
Engel and Grimaldi 2002 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-182 (3 measurements)
Zorotypus nascimbenei n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2002
Engel and Grimaldi 2002 1 specimen
recombined as Zorotypus (Octozoros) nascimbenei
AMNH Bu-341 (3 measurements)
Zorotypus acanthothorax n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2002
Engel and Grimaldi 2002 1 specimen
recombined as Zorotypus (Octozoros) acanthothorax
AMNH Bu-966 (3 measurements)
Zorotypus cretatus n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2002
Engel and Grimaldi 2002 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-044 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Dermaptera - Pygidicranidae
Burmapygia resinata n. gen., n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2004
Engel and Grimaldi 2004 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-274 (1 measurement)
Astreptolabis ethirosomatia n. gen., n. sp. Engel 2011
Engel 2011 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-FB20 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Dermaptera - Diplatyidae
Tytthodiplatys mecynocercus n. gen., n. sp. Engel 2011
Engel 2011 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-FB75 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Embioptera
Embiodea indet. (Lameere 1900)
Engel and Grimaldi 2006 1 specimen
original and current combination Embioptera
AMNH Bu-200
Insecta - Embioptera - Scelembiidae
Sorellembia estherae n. gen., n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2006
Engel and Grimaldi 2006 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-227 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Orthoptera - Tridactylidae
Burmadactylus grimaldii n. gen., n. sp. Heads 2009
Heads 2009 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1452 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Orthoptera - Elcanidae
Burmelcana longirostris n. gen., n. sp. Peñalver and Grimaldi 2010
Peñalver and Grimaldi 2010 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1451
Insecta - Hymenoptera - Stigmaphronidae
Burmaphron prolatum n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2009
Engel and Grimaldi 2009 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-671 (2 measurements)
Burmaphron tridentatum n. gen., n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2009
Engel and Grimaldi 2009 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-677 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Hymenoptera - Tiphiidae
Thanatotiphia nyx n. gen., n. sp. Engel et al. 2009
Engel et al. 2009 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1573 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Hymenoptera - Rhopalosomatidae
Eorhopalosoma gorgyra n. gen., n. sp. Engel 2008
Engel 2008 1 specimen
AMNH Bu222 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae
Linguamyrmex vladi n. gen., n. sp. Barden and Grimaldi 2017
Barden et al. 2017 4 specimens
AMNH BuPH-01, 02, 03, 04
Haidomyrmex scimitarus n. sp. Barden and Grimaldi 2012
Barden and Grimaldi 2012 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-FB80 (purchased 2009 ex. Federico Berlöcher) (1 measurement)
Sphecomyrmodes orientalis n. gen., n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2005
Engel and Grimaldi 2005 1 specimen
recombined as Gerontoformica orientalis
AMNH Bu-351 (4 measurements)
Gerontoformica gracilis (Barden and Grimaldi 2014)
Engel et al. 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-TJ002
Myanmyrma gracilis n. gen., n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2005
Engel and Grimaldi 2005 3 specimens
AMNH Bu-014, 225, 1509 (7 measurements)
Camelomecia janovitzi n. gen., n. sp. Barden and Grimaldi 2016
Barden and Grimaldi 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-TJ003
Insecta - Hymenoptera
Prosphex anthophilos n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi and Engel 2019
Grimaldi et al. 2019 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-KL18-31
Insecta - Hymenoptera - Dryinidae
Burmanteon olmii n. gen., n. sp. Engel 2003
Engel 2003 1 specimen
KU-NHM-ENT, Bu-002
Insecta - Hymenoptera - Braconidae
Rhetinorhyssalus morticinus n. gen., n. sp. Engel 2016
Engel 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1424 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Hymenoptera - Mymarommatidae
Archaeromma gibsoni n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2007
Engel and Grimaldi 2007 4 specimens
Bu-997, Bu-479, Bu-184, Bu-024
Insecta - Hymenoptera - Gallorommatidae
Galloromma kachinensis n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2007
Engel and Grimaldi 2007 3 specimens
Bu-0107, Bu-1060
Insecta - Hymenoptera - Othniodellithidae
Xenodellitha preta n. gen., n. sp. Engel 2017
Engel 2017 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-096 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Hymenoptera - Bryopompilidae
Bryopompilus interfector n. gen., n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2006
Engel and Grimaldi 2006 1 specimen
AMNH Bu051 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Coleoptera - Staphylinidae
Octavius electrospinosus n. sp. Clarke and Chatzimanolis 2009
Clarke and Chatzimanolis 2009 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-562 (1 measurement)
Clidicus sp. Laporte 1832
Jałoszyński et al. 2018 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SY17
Electroatopos castaneus n. gen., n. sp. Chatzimanolis et al. 2010
Chatzimanolis et al. 2010 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1596
Ektatotricha paradoxa n. gen., n. sp. Chatzimanolis et al. 2010
Chatzimanolis et al. 2010 9 specimens
AMNH Bu-1464, 073, 259, 374, 1025, 1046, 1579, 244, 1319 (Staphylinoid sp. in Grimaldi & Engel, 2005) (1 measurement)
Jałoszyński et al. 2017 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SY9
Cenomaniola carinata n. gen., n. sp. Jałoszyński and Yamamoto 2017
Jałoszyński et al. 2017 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SY7 (2 measurements)
Cenomaniola macrophthalma n. sp. Jałoszyński and Yamamoto 2017
Jałoszyński et al. 2017 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SY8 (2 measurements)
Scydmobisetia vetutissima n. gen., n. sp. Jałoszyński and Yamamoto 2016
Jałoszyński et al. 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SY3 (2 measurements)
Chatzimanolis et al. 2010 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-026
Kachinus antennatus n. gen., n. sp. Chatzimanolis et al. 2010
Chatzimanolis et al. 2010 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-113 (Scydmaeninae sp. in Grimaldi & Engel, 2005) (1 measurement)
Mesosymbion compactus n. gen., n. sp. Yamamoto et al. 2016
Yamamoto et al. 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SY5 (2 measurements)
Megalopinus extinctus n. sp. Yamamoto and Solodovnikov 2016
Yamamoto and Solodovnikov 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SY2 (2 measurements)
Festenus robustus n. gen., n. sp. Żyła et al. 2017
Żyła et al. 2017 3 specimens
AMNH Bu-SY10/19, SY10/18, SY11/25 (2 measurements)
Boreotethys arctopteryx n. sp. Parker 2016
Parker 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-248 (2 measurements)
Boreotethys grimaldii n. gen., n. sp. Parker 2016
Parker 2016 1 specimen
AMNH B-023 (2 measurements)
Protrichonyx rafifrons n. gen., n. sp. Parker 2016
Parker 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-614 (2 measurements)
Protodasycerus aenigmaticus n. gen., n. sp. Yamamoto 2016
Yamamoto 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SY1 (2 measurements)
Prosolierius sp. Thayer et al. 2012
Thayer et al. 2012 1 specimen
AMNH Bu1022
Prosolierius tenuicornis n. sp. Thayer et al. 2012
Thayer et al. 2012 1 specimen
AMNH Bu635 (1 measurement)
Prosolierius crassicornis n. gen., n. sp. Thayer et al. 2012
Thayer et al. 2012 1 specimen
AMNH Bu273 (1 measurement)
Prosolierius mixticornis n. sp. Thayer et al. 2012
Thayer et al. 2012 2 specimens
AMNH Bu639, unnumbered paratype in same box (2 measurements)
Procileoporus burmiticus n. gen., n. sp. Yamamoto 2016
Yamamoto 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SY4 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Coleoptera - Ripiphoridae
? Ripiphoridae informal tringulin B
Grimaldi et al. 2005 5 specimens
AMNH Bu-286
Flabellotoma heidiae n. gen., n. sp. Batelka et al. 2016
Batelka et al. 2016 1 specimen
AMNH AND-B-107 (2 measurements)
Paleoripiphorus cf. deploegi Perrichot et al. 2004
Batelka et al. 2016 8 specimens
AMNH AND-B-834 (eight males)
Insecta - Coleoptera - Prostomidae
Vetuprostomis consimilis n. gen., n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2008
Engel and Grimaldi 2008 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1422 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Coleoptera - Jacobsoniidae
Derolathrus abyssus n. sp. Yamamoto and Parker 2017
Yamamoto et al. 2017 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SY6 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Coleoptera - Lepiceridae
Lepicerus mumia n. sp. Jałoszyński and Yamamoto 2017
Jałoszyński et al. 2017 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SY16
Insecta - Coleoptera - Cupedidae
Paraodontomma burmitica n. gen., n. sp. Yamamoto 2017
Yamamoto 2017 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SY13 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Strepsiptera - Cretostylopidae
Cretostylops engeli n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi and Kathirithamby 2005
Grimaldi et al. 2005 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1558 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Mecoptera - Pseudopolycentropodidae
Parapolycentropus paraburmiticus n. sp. Grimaldi and Rasnitsyn 2005
Grimaldi et al. 2005 1 specimen
AMNH Bu1558
Parapolycentropus burmiticus n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi and Rasnitsyn 2005
Grimaldi et al. 2005 2 specimens
AMNH Bu694, Bu134 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera - Ceratopogonidae
Ceratopogonidae indet. Newman 1834
Grimaldi et al. 2003 2 specimens
Same piece of amber as Bu 491
Insecta - Diptera - Corethrellidae
Corethrella patula n. sp. Baranov and Kvifte 2019
Baranov et al. 2019 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-VB01
Insecta - Diptera - Culicidae
Burmaculex antiquus n. gen., n. sp. Borkent and Grimaldi 2004
Borkent and Grimaldi 2004 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-032 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Diptera - Bombyliidae
Nealimyia evenhuisi n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi 2016
Grimaldi 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SE2/7 (2 measurements)
Pioneeria bombylia n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi 2016
Grimaldi 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SE2/9 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Diptera - Chimeromyiidae
Chimeromyia burmitica n. sp. Grimaldi and Cumming 2009
Grimaldi et al. 2009 3 specimens
AMNH Bu 352, 298, 504 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Diptera
Cyclorrhapha indet. Brauer 1863
Grimaldi 2018 1 specimen
corrected as Cyclorrhapha
AMNH Bu-1536
Insecta - Diptera - Syrphidae
Prosyrphus thompsoni n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi 2018
Grimaldi 2018 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SE03
Insecta - Diptera
Lonchopterites burmensis n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi 2018
Grimaldi 2018 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SE15
Insecta - Diptera - Ironomyiidae
Proironia gibbera n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi 2018
Grimaldi 2018 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SE07
Proironia burmitica n. sp. Grimaldi 2018
Grimaldi 2018 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-Se2/8
Palaeopetia terminus n. sp. Grimaldi 2018
Grimaldi 2018 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SE2/6
Palaeopetia dorsalis n. sp. Grimaldi 2018
Grimaldi 2018 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-FB34
Insecta - Diptera - Platypezidae
Calvopeza divergens n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi 2018
Grimaldi 2018 2 specimens
AMNH BuSE-8, Bu-1510
Chandleromyia anomala n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi 2018
Grimaldi 2018 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-KL30-27
Insecta - Diptera - Phoridae
Sciadocerinae indet. (Schmitz 1929)
Grimaldi 2018 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1376
Prophora dimorion n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi 2018
Grimaldi 2018 1 specimen
AMNH Bu8783
Insecta - Diptera
Aschizomyia burmensis n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi 2018
Grimaldi 2018 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SA1
Insecta - Diptera - Dolichopodidae
Schistostoma burmanicum n. sp. Brooks et al. 2019
Brooks et al. 2019 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-0029
Schistostoma foliatum n. sp. Brooks et al. 2019
Brooks et al. 2019 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-175
Insecta - Diptera - Apystomyiidae
Hilarimorphites burmanica n. sp. Grimaldi and Cumming 2011
Grimaldi et al. 2011 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-098 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera
Myanmyia asteiformia n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi 2011
Grimaldi et al. 2011 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1616 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera - Asilidae
Burmapogon bruckschi n. gen., n. sp. Dikow and Grimaldi 2014
Dikow and Grimaldi 2014 1 specimen
AMNH-BuKB1 (3 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera - Mythicomyiidae
Microburmyia veanalvena n. sp. Grimaldi and Cumming 2011
Grimaldi et al. 2011 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1552 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Diptera - Apsilocephalidae
Burmapsilocephala evocoa n. sp. Grimaldi 2016
Grimaldi 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SE2/4 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera
Kumaromyia burmitica n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi and Hauser 2011
Grimaldi et al. 2011 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-131 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera - Tethepomyiidae
Tethepomyia coxa n. sp. Grimaldi 2016
Grimaldi 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SE10 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera - Eremochaetidae
Zhenia xiai Zhang et al. 2016
Grimaldi and Barden 2016 1 specimen
AMNH BuSD-2
Insecta - Diptera - Zhangsolvidae
Linguatormyia teletacta n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi 2015
Arillo et al. 2015 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SE13 (2 measurements)
Cratomyia mimetica n. sp. Grimaldi 2016
Grimaldi 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SD1 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera - Stratiomyidae
Narcissomyia bella n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi 2016
Grimaldi 2016 2 specimens
AMNH Bu-SE3/1, Bu-P1 (4 measurements)
Normyia longistyli n. sp. Grimaldi 2016
Grimaldi 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SE021 (2 measurements)
Normyia woodleyi n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi 2016
Grimaldi 2016 2 specimens
AMNH Bu-SE04B, 04A (4 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera - Xylomyidae
Cretasolva burmitica n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi 2016
Grimaldi 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SE05 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera
Atherhagiox ambiguum n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi 2016
Grimaldi 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SE2/3 (2 measurements)
Galloatherix completus n. sp. Grimaldi 2016
Grimaldi 2016 2 specimens
AMNH Bu-SE2/5a, b (4 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera - Tabanidae
Tabanipriscus transitivus n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi 2016
Grimaldi 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SE2/10 (2 measurements)
Cratotabanus asiaticus n. sp. Grimaldi 2016
Grimaldi 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SE3/2 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera - Nemestrinidae
Hirmoneura caudiprima n. sp. Grimaldi 2016
Grimaldi 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SE17 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera - Rhagionemestriidae
Jurassinemestrinus eurema n. sp. Grimaldi 2016
Grimaldi 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SE3/3 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera - Acroceridae
Burmacyrtus rusmithi n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi and Hauser 2011
Grimaldi et al. 2011 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-RS1 (donated by Ru Smith) (2 measurements)
Schlingeromyia minuta n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi and Hauser 2011
Grimaldi et al. 2011 2 specimens
AMNH Bu-332a,b (2 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera
Gracilomyia wit n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi 2016
Grimaldi 2016 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-SE14 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera - Mycetophilidae
Alavamanota burmitina n. sp. Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004
Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004 3 specimens
AMNH Bu-1271, 428a, 279a (2 measurements)
Allocotocera burmitica n. sp. Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004
Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004 1 specimen
AMNH B-056 (2 measurements)
Pseudomanota perplexa n. gen., n. sp. Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004
Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-599a (2 measurements)
Hemolia matilei n. gen., n. sp. Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004
Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004 2 specimens
AMNH B-0132, B-0133a (4 measurements)
Hemolia glabra n. sp. Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004
Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004 1 specimen
AMNH B-0112
Temaleia birmitica n. gen., n. sp. Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004
Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004 3 specimens
AMNH Bu-483a, 060, 054 (4 measurements)
Zeliinia orientalis n. gen., n. sp. Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004
Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-315 (2 measurements)
Disparoleia cristata n. gen., n. sp. Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004
Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004 1 specimen
AMNH B-0125 (2 measurements)
Protragoneura platycera n. gen., n. sp. Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004
Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004 2 specimens
AMNH Bu-135, 1076 (2 measurements)
Gaalomyia carolinae n. gen., n. sp. Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004
Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-390 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera - Diadocidiidae
Docidiadia burmitica n. gen., n. sp. Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004
Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004 2 specimens
AMNH Bu-033, B-002 (4 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera - Archizelmiridae
Burmazelmira aristica n. gen., n. sp. Grimaldi et al. 2003
Grimaldi et al. 2003 8 specimens
AMNH Bu178, Bu194, Bu398, Bu400, Bu491, Bu492, Bu493, Bu565W
Insecta - Diptera - Lygistorrhinidae
Leptognoriste davisi n. gen., n. sp. Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004
Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004 2 specimens
AMNH Bu-126a,b (2 measurements)
Leptognoriste microstoma n. sp. Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004
Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-429 (2 measurements)
Archaeognoriste primitiva n. gen., n. sp. Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004
Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004 5 specimens
AMNH Bu-1539, 412a,b, 485, 693 (2 measurements)
Protognoriste nascifoa n. sp. Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004
Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-434 (3 measurements)
Protognoriste goeleti n. sp. Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004
Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2004 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-406 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera - Limoniidae
Helius krzeminskii n. sp. Ribeiro 2003
Ribeiro 2003 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-136 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Diptera - Tanyderidae
Dacochile microsoma Poinar and Brown 2004
Krzemiński et al. 2013 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1262
Insecta - Diptera - Ptychopteridae
Leptychoptera (Burmaptychoptera) calva n. sp. Lukashevich 2004
Lukashevich and Grimaldi 2004 1 specimen
AMNH Bu1274 (1 measurement)
Leptychoptera (Burmaptychoptera) reburra n. sp. Lukashevich 2004
Lukashevich and Grimaldi 2004 1 specimen
AMNH Bu003 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Diptera - Valeseguyidae
Cretoseguya burmitica n. gen., n. sp. Amorim and Grimaldi 2006
Amorim and Grimaldi 2006 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-108 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Diptera - Psychodidae
Psychodidae indet. Newman 1834
Grimaldi et al. 2003 1 specimen
Same piece of amber as Bu 491
Phlebotomites grimaldii n. sp. Ain Malak et al. 2013
Ain Malak et al. 2013 9 specimens
AMNH Bu-778A, B-0105A, B-0105C, Bu-778B, Bu-1166, Bu-1166B, B-0116, B-045 (2 measurements)
Phlebotomites neli n. sp. Ain Malak et al. 2013
Ain Malak et al. 2013 2 specimens
AMNH Bu-1374, 954 (2 measurements)
Phlebotomites burmaticus n. sp. Ain Malak et al. 2013
Ain Malak et al. 2013 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-773A (2 measurements)
Insecta - Raphidioptera - Mesoraphidiidae
? Mesoraphidiidae informal indet. 1 Martynov 1925
Perrichot and Engel 2007 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-507
? Mesoraphidiidae informal indet. 2 Martynov 1925
Perrichot and Engel 2007 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-644
Nanoraphidia electroburmica n. gen., n. sp. Engel 2002
1 specimen
AMNH Bu092 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Megaloptera - Sialidae
Sialidae indet. Leach 1815
Engel and Grimaldi 2008 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-702 (1 measurement)
Insecta - Neuroptera - Coniopterygidae
Phthanoconis burmitica n. gen., n. sp. Engel 2004
Engel 2004 1 specimen
AMNH Bu1291 (3 measurements)
Glaesoconis baliopteryx n. sp. Engel 2004
Engel 2004 1 specimen
AMNH Bu1560 (3 measurements)
Insecta - Neuroptera - Nymphidae
Elenchonymphes electrica n. gen., n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2008
Engel and Grimaldi 2008 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-277 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Neuroptera - Psychopsidae
Psychopsidae indet. (Handlirsch 1906)
Engel and Grimaldi 2008 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-197 (larva) (1 measurement)
? Psychopsidae indet. (Handlirsch 1906)
Engel and Grimaldi 2008 2 specimens
AMNH Bu-053, 126 (first-instar larvae) (1 measurement)
Litopsychopsis burmitica n. gen., n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2008
Engel and Grimaldi 2008 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-309 (2 measurements)
Insecta - Neuroptera - Osmylidae
Osmylidae indet. Leach 1815
Engel and Grimaldi 2008 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-267
Insecta - Neuroptera - Rhachiberothidae
Rhachiberothidae indet. Tjeder 1959
Engel 2004 1 specimen
AMNH Bu1289
Insecta - Neuroptera - Berothidae
Berothidae indet. Handlirsch 1906
Grimaldi et al. 2003 1 specimen
Same piece of amber as Bu 491
Berothidae informal larva indet.
Engel and Grimaldi 2008 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1297 (larva)
Telistoberotha libitina n. gen., n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2008
Engel and Grimaldi 2008 2 specimens
AMNH Bu-1293, 1462 (3 measurements)
Ethiroberotha elongata n. gen., n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2008
Engel and Grimaldi 2008 3 specimens
AMNH Bu-1681, 142, 216 (2 measurements)
Haploberotha persephone n. gen., n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2008
Engel and Grimaldi 2008 22 specimens
AMNH Bu-1296, 018, 219, 228, 1294, 1463, 1504, 1617, 1624, 1625, 039, 1505, 119, 1506 (3 measurements)
Iceloberotha kachinensis n. gen., n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2008
Engel and Grimaldi 2008 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1295 (3 measurements)
Iceloberotha simulatrix n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2008
Engel and Grimaldi 2008 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-1621 (3 measurements)
Dasyberotha eucharis n. gen., n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2008
Engel and Grimaldi 2008 2 specimens
AMNH Bu-1292, 1501 (3 measurements)
Jersiberotha myanmarensis n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2008
Engel and Grimaldi 2008 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-199 (3 measurements)
Jersiberotha tauberorum n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2008
Engel and Grimaldi 2008 4 specimens
AMNH Bu-1414 (holotype and three additional specimens)
Systenoberotha magillae n. gen., n. sp. Engel and Grimaldi 2008
Engel and Grimaldi 2008 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-859 (3 measurements)
Collembola - Symphypleona - Sminthuridae
Sminthuridae indet. Lubbock 1862
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 24 specimens
AMNH Bu 027, 071, 151, 457A specimen 3, 818-1A1 specimen 2, 854A specimen 1, 992, 1069, 1079(x16)
Mucrovirga incompleta n. gen., n. sp. Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 2 specimens
AMNH Bu 168, 0117B specimen 1
Sminthuricinus decepta n. gen., n. sp. Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 4 specimens
corrected as Sminthuricinus deceptus
AMNH Bu 810A, 145A, 723C specimen 6, 810B
Grinnellia ventis n. gen., n. sp. Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 2 specimens
AMNH Bu 0117A specimen 2, 3
Sminthurconus grimaldi n. gen., n. sp. Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 2 specimens
AMNH Bu 854A specimen 2, 1452C specimen 1
Collembola - Entomobryomorpha - Tomoceridae
Tomoceridae indet. Borner 1913
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 1 specimen
AMNH Bu 1452A2-1
Collembola - Entomobryomorpha
Entomobryoidea indet. Schaffer 1896
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 1 specimen
AMNH Bu 1452C-7
Collembola - Entomobryomorpha - Praentomobryidae
Praentomobrya avita n. gen., n. sp. Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 1 specimen
AMNH Bu 818A2-5
Cretacentomobrya burma n. gen., n. sp. Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 2 specimens
AMNH Bu 1452B-9, 10
Collembola - Entomobryomorpha - Isotomidae
Isotomidae indet. Schaffer 1896
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 15 specimens
AMNH Bu 723C specimen 3, 087A1, 318, 346B(x3), 818B, 1074A2 specimen 1, 1074D, 1452B specimen 2, 4, 1452A1 specimen 7, 8, 1452C specimen 11
Protodesoria granda n. gen., n. sp. Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 2 specimens
AMNH Bu 1452C specimen 9, 11
Burmisotoma lamellifera n. gen., n. sp. Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 1 specimen
AMNH Bu 818A2 specimen 7
Villusisotoma longa n. sp. Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 2 specimens
AMNH Bu 818-A2 specimen 8, 11
Villusisotoma brevis n. gen., n. sp. Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 2 specimens
AMNH Bu 818A2 specimen 6, 10
Protoisotoma burma n. sp. Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 7 specimens
AMNH Bu 1074A1 specimen 1, 3, 4; 1074A2 specimens 2, 3; 1074A3 specimens 1, 2
Proisotoma pettersonae n. sp. Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 1 specimen
AMNH Bu 818-A1 specimen 1
Propachyotoma conica n. gen., n. sp. Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 2 specimens
AMNH Bu 818A2 specimen 12, 818A2 specimen 4
Collembola - Poduromorpha
Poduroidea informal indet. 1 Latreille 1802
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 2 specimens
AMNH Bu 723B specimen 1, 1452B specimen 3
Poduroidea informal indet. 2 Latreille 1802
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 3 specimens
AMNH Bu 723B-13, 723C-4, 723A-11
Poduroidea informal indet. 3 Latreille 1802
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 2 specimens
AMNH Bu 1452C-3, 723A-12a
Poduroidea informal indet. 4 Latreille 1802
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 1 specimen
AMNH Bu 723A-10
Poduroidea informal indet. 5 Latreille 1802
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 1 specimen
AMNH Bu 723C-5
Poduroidea informal indet. 6 Latreille 1802
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 2 specimens
AMNH Bu 818A2-9, 346A
Poduroidea informal indet. 7 Latreille 1802
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 3 specimens
AMNH Bu 723C-7, 723B-14, 1452A-3
Poduroidea informal indet. 8 Latreille 1802
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 1 specimen
AMNH Bu 723A-16
Poduroidea indet. Latreille 1802
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 5 specimens
AMNH Bu 723A-18, 1452B-5, 8, 1452C-4, 5
Collembola - Poduromorpha - Odontellidae
Protodontella minicornis n. gen., n. sp. Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006
Christiansen and Nascimbene 2006 4 specimens
AMNH Bu 723C specimen 2, 723A specimens 12, 15, 20
Xiphosura - Xiphosurida
Araneae indet. Clerck 1757
Grimaldi et al. 2003 1 specimen
Same piece of amber as Bu 491
Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Lagonomegopidae
Burlagonomegops eskovi n. gen., n. sp. Penney 2005
Penney 2005 2 specimens
AMNH BU–707, AMNH Bu–1353
Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Archaeidae
Afrarchaea grimaldii n. sp. Penney 2003
Penney 2003 2 specimens
recombined as Burmesarchaea grimaldii
AMNH Bu–256, Bu-706
Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Oonopidae
Orchestina sp. Smith 1882
Penney 2006 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-706
Xiphosura - Xiphosurida
Acari indet. Leach 1817
Grimaldi et al. 2002 1 specimen
invalid subgroup of Arachnida
AMNH Bu325
Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Halithersidae
Halitherses grimaldii n. gen., n. sp. Giribet and Dunlop 2005
Giribet and Dunlop 2005 2 specimens
AMNH Bu-1583a, b
Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Palaeoburmesebuthidae
Palaeoburmesebuthus grimaldii n. gen., n. sp. Lourenço 2002
Lourenço 2002 1 specimen
AMNH Bu-710
Myriapoda - Geophilomorpha - Geophilidae
Kachinophilus pereirai n. gen., n. sp. Bonato et al. 2014
Bonato et al. 2014 4 specimens
AMNH Bu-Ba41a, 50a, 63a, 63b
see common names

Geography
Country:Myanmar
Coordinates: 26.4° North, 96.7° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:12.4° North, 93.8° East
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Time
Period:Cretaceous Epoch:Late/Upper Cretaceous
Stage:Cenomanian 10 m.y. bin:Cretaceous 5
Key time interval:Early/Lower Cenomanian
Age range of interval:99.60000 - 93.50000 m.y. ago
Age estimate:maximum 98.79 ± 0.62 Ma (U/Pb)
Stratigraphy
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: amber
Includes fossils?Y
Lithology description: "reddish-orange amber..."or "transparent yellow amber"
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Geology comments: "...inclusions in the piece are numerous frass pellets and wood fragments, further suggestive (besides body form) of arboreal/wood nesting habits of the ant..."
Taphonomy
Modes of preservation:body,original chitin,amber
Size of fossils:macrofossils,mesofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Museum repositories:AMNH
Collectors:Leeward Capitol Corp. Collection dates:1999
Collection method comments: In 2000, the AMNH received 150 kgs. of newly excavated amber from near Myitkyina, Kachin, Myanmar.
Metadata
Also known as:Kachin, Ta Nai Village
Database number:111688
Authorizer:J. Alroy, M. Clapham Enterer:B. Mamo, A. Noshirvan, J. Karr, M. Clapham, A. Delelli, A. Benabbas
Modifier:M. Clapham Research group:paleoentomology
Created:2011-06-27 18:03:29 Last modified:2013-07-09 21:27:21
Access level:database members Released:2013-06-27 18:03:29
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

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61409 D. A. Grimaldi. 2016. Diverse orthorrhaphan flies (Insecta: Diptera: Brachycera) in amber from the Cretaceous of Myanmar: Brachycera in Cretaceous amber, part VII. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 408:1-131 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]
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