Burmese amber (ISEA Krakow collection) (Cretaceous of Myanmar)

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

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: amber

Collection methods: Repository: Institute of Systematic and Evolution of Animals, Krakow, Poland

Primary reference: A. Soszyńska-Maj, K. Kopeć, P. Müller, C. Gröhn, and W. Krzemiński. 2017. Cretaceous inclusions in Burmese amber throw a new light on the evolution of the Meropeidae (Mecoptera). Cretaceous Research 79:191-198 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187929: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 17.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Mecoptera - Meropeidae
Burmomerope clara Zhao and Wang 2016 earwigfly
ISEA MP/3690
 Diptera - Ceratopogonidae
Culicoides (Groganomyia) burmiticus n. sp.5 Szadziewski and Dominiak 2019 biting midge
BUB 1745 (deposited in Museum of Natural History, PAS Krakow)
 Diptera - Corethrellidae
Corethrella andersoni6 Poinar and Szadziewski 2007 frog biting midge
ISEA MP/3878
 Diptera - Anisopodidae
Mycetobia myanmara n. sp.3 Kania et al. 2018 wood gnat
ISEA MP/3683
Cretolbia burmitica2 Kania et al. 2018 wood gnat
ISEA MP/3682
Cretolbia hukawnga n. gen. n. sp.2 Kania et al. 2018 wood gnat
ISEA MP/3657
 Diptera - Tanyderidae
Similinannotanyderus zbigniewi n. sp.4 Skibińska and Krzemiński 2018 primitive crane fly
ISEA MP/3623/1, 2
 Diptera - Psychodidae
Protohoraiella katerinae n. gen. n. sp.1 Curler et al. 2019 moth fly
ISEA MP/3697
Protohoraiella yvonnae n. sp.1 Curler et al. 2019 moth fly
ISEA MP/3698