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Burmese amber (Poinar collection) (Cretaceous of Myanmar)

Also known as Hukawng valley, Noije Bum 2001 Summit Amber Site

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

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Cenomanian (99.7 - 94.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: soft parts, original chitin, amber

Collection methods: quarrying

• Material at Oregon State University

Primary reference: G. Poinar and A. E. Brown. 2005. New Aphidoidea (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha) in Burmese amber. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 107:835-845 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 104053: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 06.02.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham and Amy Delelli

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