Burmese amber (SIZK 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: Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, NAS of Ukraine (SIZK)

Primary reference: E. E. Perkovsky and Z. A. Fedotova. 2017. The second Cretaceous gall midge genus of the tribe Diallactiini (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae) from the Late Cretaceous Burmese amber. Vestnik Zoologii 51:117-124 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186684: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 30.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Diptera - Cecidomyiidae
Ganseriella pankowskiorum n. gen. n. sp. Fedotova and Perkovsky 2017 gall midge