Burmese amber (Wichard collection) (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

• "reddish-orange amber..."or "transparent yellow amber"

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: amber

Collection methods: Repository: personal collection of W. Wichard

Primary reference: W. Mey, W. Wichard, P. Müller and B. Wang. 2017. The blueprint of the Amphiesmenoptera - Tarachoptera, a new order of insects from Burmese amber (Insecta, Amphiesmenoptera). Fossil Record 20:129-145 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184840: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 26.03.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Tarachoptera - Tarachocelidae
Kinitocelis brevicostata Mey et al. 2017 winged insect
B 307 WW