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First Record of Anisoptera (Insecta: Odonata) from mid-Cretaceous Burmese Amber.
The fossil dragonfly Burmalindenia imperfecta gen. et sp. nov. is described from mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber as the first record of the odonate suborder Anisoptera for this locality and one of the… Expand
A new thylacocephalan crustacean from the Upper Jurassic lithographic limestones of southern Germany and the diversity of Thylacocephala
Thylacocephala is a group of extinct eucrustaceans of presumably predatory nature. We describe here a new genus and species of thylacocephalan crustaceans from the Upper Jurassic Solnhofen limestones… Expand
An unusual 100-million-year old holometabolan larva with a piercing mouth cone
Holometabola is a hyperdiverse group characterised by a strong morphological differentiation between early post-embryonic stages (= larvae) and adults. Adult forms of Holometabola, such as wasps,… Expand
Fly palaeo-evo-devo: immature stages of bibionomorphan dipterans in Baltic and Bitterfeld amber
Larvae of flies and gnats (Diptera) form a crucial component of many terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems in the extant biosphere. Larvae of Diptera play a central role in water purification, matter… Expand
Triassic Isopoda – three new species from Central Europe shed light on the early diversity of the group
Despite its vernacular names (e.g. ‘woodlice’) Isopoda is a group with mostly aquatic species, with most species living in marine environments. The fossil record for isopods compared to other groups… Expand
Exceptionally preserved cryptoniscium larvae - morphological details of rare isopod crustaceans from French Cretaceous Vendean amber
Epicaridea is an ingroup of Isopoda that comprises only parasitic crustaceans. Within parasitic isopods, epicarideans represent a special case: throughout their ontogeny they switch from a small… Expand
New record of podocopid ostracods from Cretaceous amber
Burmese Cretaceous amber (∼99 Ma, Myanmar) is famous for the preservation of a wide range of fauna and flora, including representatives of marine, freshwater and terrestrial groups. Here, we report… Expand
A new interpretation of the enigmatic fossil arthropod Anhelkocephalon handlirschi Bill, 1914 – important insights in the morphology of Cyclida
Abstract Anhelkocephalon handlirschi Bill, 1914 has been described as a representative of Isopoda (woodlice and relatives). Fossils of A. handlirschi come from the Grès à Voltzia Formation in western… Expand
Ontogenetic development captured in amber - the first record of aquatic representatives of Isopoda in Cretaceous amber from Myanmar
Two new dragonflies (Odonata: Anisoptera) from the Miocene of Carinthia (Austria).
Two new species of fossil dragonflies from the Middle Miocene fossil site Schaßbach (Carinthia, Austria) are described. The presence of Gomphaeschna carinthiae sp. nov. and Ictinogomphus hassleri sp.… Expand