Burmese amber (Velten coll) (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

• "...inclusions in the piece are numerous frass pellets and wood fragments, further suggestive (besides body form) of arboreal/wood nesting habits of the ant..."
• "reddish-orange amber..."or "transparent yellow amber"

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: amber

Collection methods: Repository: private collection of J. Velten

Primary reference: R. Wagner and B. R. Stuckenberg. 2012. New fossil and extant species of Nemopalpus Macquart (Diptera: Psychodidae: Bruchomyiinae). African Invertebrates 53:355-367 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138327: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 14.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Diptera - Psychodidae
"Nemopalpus velteni n. sp." = Palaeoglaesum velteni
"Nemopalpus velteni n. sp." = Palaeoglaesum velteni Wagner 2012 moth fly