Burmese amber (ZFMK coll) (Cretaceous of Myanmar)

Where: Myanmar (26.4° N, 96.7° E: paleocoordinates 12.4° N, 93.8° E)

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When: Early/Lower Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: amber

Collection methods: Repository: Zoological Research Museum A. Koenig (ZFMK)

Primary reference: W. X. Liu, P. T. Rühr, and T. Wesener. 2017. A look with μCT technology into a treasure trove of fossils: The first two fossils of the millipede order Siphoniulida discovered in Cretaceous Burmese amber (Myriapoda, Diplopoda). Cretaceous Research 74:100-108 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184444: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 27.02.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Myriapoda
 Scolopendrellida - Scolopendrellidae
Symphylella patrickmuelleri n. sp.1 Moritz and Wesener 2017
ZFMK MYR 6369 (ex. Patrick Müller BUB1171)
 Chilognatha -
Stemmiulida indet.4 Cook 1895 millipede
ZFMK MYR07378
 Callipodida - Burmanopetalidae
Burmanopetalum inexpectatum n. gen. n. sp.3 Stoev et al. 2019 millipede
ZFMK MYR07366
 Chilognatha -
Polydesmida indet.4 Pocock 1887 millipede
ZFMK MYR06118, 06120, 07374, 07377, 07375, 07379
 Spirostreptida -
Cambalidea indet.4 Bollman 1893 millipede
ZFMK MYR06121, 07368, 07369, 07370
 Spirostreptida - Cambalidae
Cambalidae indet.4 Bollman 1893 millipede
ZFMK MYR06696
 Siphoniulida - Siphoniulidae
Siphoniulus preciosus n. sp. Liu et al. 2017 millipede
ZFMK MYR 5543
Siphoniulus muelleri n. sp. Liu et al. 2017 millipede
ZFMK MYR 6098
 Polyzoniida - Siphonotidae
Siphonotidae indet.4 Cook 1895 millipede
ZFMK MYR06122, 06124, 07374, 07381
 Platydesmida - Andrognathidae
Andrognathus burmiticus n. sp.2 Moritz and Wesener 2019 millipede
ZFMK-MYR8241, 08689, 08617, 08679, 08709, 08710
 Glomeridesmida - Glomeridesmidae
Glomeridesmidae indet.4 Latzel 1884 millipede
ZFMK MYR06117
 Chilognatha -
Glomerida indet.4 Cook 1895 millipede
ZFMK MYR06116, 07365, 07371, 07372, 07376
 Chordeumatida - Heterochordeumatidae
Heterochordeumatidae indet.4 Pocock 1894 millipede
ZFMK MYR05545, 06123, 06624, 07367