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Burmese amber (Zigras 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 (99.7 - 94.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: amber

Reposited in the AMNH

• In private collection of James Zigras, available for study through the Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, New York.

Primary reference: D. A. Grimaldi, A. Arillo, J. M. Cumming and M. Hauser. 2011. Brachyceran Diptera (Insecta) in Cretaceous ambers, Part IV, significant new Orthorrhaphous Taxa. ZooKeys 148:293-332 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 123113: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 11.01.2012

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