Burmese amber (CSCLR coll) (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

• "...inclusions in the piece are numerous frass pellets and wood fragments, further suggestive (besides body form) of arboreal/wood nesting habits of the ant..."

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: amber

Collection methods: Repository: Cores and Samples Center of Land & Resources (CSCLR), Sanhe, China

Primary reference: X. Y. Chen and G. F. Su. 2017. First eggs of fossil bristletails (Meinertellidae: Microcoryphia) from Burmese amber. Acta Geologica Sinica 91:1489-1490 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 188400: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 30.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Zoraptera - Zorotypidae
Zorotypus (Octozoros) pusillus n. sp.2 Chen and Su 2019 winged insect
CSCLRCAB100123‐1, 2
Zorotypus (Octozoros) hukawngi n. sp.1 Chen and Su 2019 winged insect
 Archaeognatha - Meinertellidae
Cretaceobrevibusantennis hookensis n. gen. n. sp. Chen and Su 2017 rock bristletail
CSCLRCAB100001, 100002-001
Cretaceobrevibusantennis thornis n. sp. Chen and Su 2017 rock bristletail