Burmese amber (Slovak National Museum 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

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: amber

Collection methods: Repository: Slovak National Museum, Bratislava

Primary reference: L. Šmídová and X. J. Lei. 2017. The earliest amber-recorded type cockroach family was aposematic (Blattaria: Blattidae). Cretaceous Research 72:189-199 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184414: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 24.02.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Blattaria - Umenocoleidae
Cratovitisma bechlyi2 Podstrelená 2018 cockroach
SNM Z38633
 Blattodea - Pabuonqedidae
Pabuonqed eulna n. gen. n. sp.3
Pabuonqed eulna n. gen. n. sp.3 Vršanský 2019 termite
SNMZ 38683, 38883
 Blattodea - Mesoblattinidae
Spinaeblattina myanmarensis n. gen. n. sp.1 Hinkelman 2019 cockroach
SNM Z40004
 Blattodea - Blattoidae
Spinka fussa n. gen. n. sp.5
Spinka fussa n. gen. n. sp.5 Vršanský et al. 2019 cockroach
SNM Z38600, Z38601, Z38604
 Blattodea - Liberiblattinidae
Liberiblattinidae indet.4 Vršanský 2002 cockroach
SNM Z38619, 38916
 Blattodea -
Balatronis cretacea Šmídová and Lei 2017 cockroach
SNM Z37750