Burmese amber (UMIT collection): Early/Lower Cenomanian, Myanmar

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Insecta - Orthoptera - Elcanidae
Caelielca spinocrus n. gen., n. sp. Uchida 2021
1 specimen
UMIT MA33397 (2 measurements)
Hukawnelca gracile n. gen., n. sp. Uchida 2021
1 specimen
UMIT MA33396 (2 measurements)
see common names

Coordinates: 26.4° North, 96.7° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:12.4° North, 93.8° East
Basis of coordinate:stated in text
Period:Cretaceous Epoch:Late/Upper Cretaceous
Stage:Cenomanian 10 m.y. bin:Cretaceous 5
Key time interval:Early/Lower Cenomanian
Age range of interval:100.50000 - 93.90000 m.y. ago
Age estimate:maximum 98.79 ± 0.62 Ma (U/Pb)
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: amber
Includes fossils?Y
Lithology description: "reddish-orange amber..."or "transparent yellow amber"
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Modes of preservation:body,amber
Size of fossils:mesofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Collection method comments: Repository: University Museum, University of Tokyo (UMIT)
Database number:224168
Authorizer:M. Clapham Enterer:M. Clapham
Research group:paleoentomology
Created:2022-01-22 17:34:53 Last modified:2022-01-22 17:34:53
Access level:the public Released:2022-01-22 17:34:53
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

79192. 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]