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A new genus of hard ticks in Cretaceous Burmese amber (Acari: Ixodida: Ixodidae)
A hard tick larva in Cretaceous Burmese amber is described as Cornupalpatum burmanicum n. g., n. sp. Diagnostic characters include a subcircular body with a marginal groove, 11 festoons, elongateExpand
A new genus of primitive crane flies (Diptera: Tanyderidae) in Cretaceous Burmese amber, with a summary of fossil tanyderids
A new genus and species of primitive crane flies, Dacochile microsoma Poinar and Brown (Tanyderidae) is described from Cretaceous Burmese amber. It differs from extant and extinct members of theExpand
Hymenaea mexicana sp. nov. (Leguminosae: Caesalpinioideae) from Mexican amber indicates Old World connections
Hymenaea mexicana sp. nov. is described in amber originating from mines of Chiapas, Mexico. The species is characterized by clawed showy petals with cordate bases and glabrous, verrucose ovaries withExpand
New amber deposit provides evidence of early Paleogene extinctions, paleoclimates, and past distributions
A large, previously unstudied amber deposit in British Columbia dating from the Early to Middle Eocene (50−55 Ma) provides a noteworthy new source of terrestrial invertebrates and other life forms.Expand
A new subfamily of cretaceous antlike stone beetles (Coleoptera: Scydmaenidae: Hapsomelinae) with an extra leg segment
A new subfamily, genus, and species of antlike stone beetles (Coleoptera: Scydmaenidae: Hapsomelinae: Hapsomela burmitis) are described from Cretaceous Burmese amber. The forelegs of the fossilExpand
A non-gilled hymenomycete in Cretaceous amber.
Palaeoclavaria burmitis gen. et sp. nov. (Palaeoclavariaceae fam. nov, Hymenomycetes) is described from a series of fruit bodies and hyphae in Cretaceous amber from Burma (about 100 Myr). This is theExpand
New aphidoidea (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha) in burmese amber
Three new aphid taxa (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha) are described from Lower Cretaceous amber from Myanmar (Burma). A new family, the Verrucosidae Poinar and Brown, is described for the new genus andExpand
Anchineus dolichobothris, A New Genus and Species of Early Cretaceous Weevils (Curculionidae: Coleoptera) in Burmese Amber
Abstract A new genus and species of weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Anchineus dolichobothris Poinar and Brown) are described from Cretaceous Burmese amber. The new genus is characterized by: aExpand
An exotic insect Aethiocarenus burmanicus gen. et sp. nov. (Aethiocarenodea ord. nov., Aethiocarenidae fam. nov.) from mid-Cretaceous Myanmar amber
Abstract An exotic wingless female insect in mid-Cretaceous Myanmar amber is described as Aethiocarenus burmanicus sp. et gen. nov. in the order Aethiocarenodea ord. nov. and family AethiocarenidaeExpand
Pantostictus burmanicus, A New Genus and Species of Cretaceous Beetles (Coleoptera: Hydrophiloidea: Histeridae) in Burmese Amber
Abstract Pantostictus burmanicus Poinar and Brown, a new genus and new species of hister beetles (Coleoptera: Hydrophiloidea: Histeridae) are described from Cretaceous Burmese amber. The new genus isExpand