Burmese amber (IZAS 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: Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IZAS)

Primary reference: M. Y. Lin and M. Bai. 2017. Qitianniu zhihaoi gen. et sp. nov.: The first cerambycid beetle found in Cretaceous Burmese amber (Coleoptera: Chrysomeloidea). Cretaceous Research 75:173-178 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185162: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 14.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Blattaria - Alienopteridae
Caputoraptor elegans n. gen. n. sp.
Caputoraptor elegans n. gen. n. sp. Bai et al. 2018 cockroach
 Coleoptera - Cerambycidae
Qitianniu zhihaoi n. gen. n. sp.
Qitianniu zhihaoi n. gen. n. sp. Lin and Bai 2017 longhorned beetle