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Aethiocarenus burmanicus Poinar and Brown 2016 (winged insect)

Insecta - Pterygota - Aethiocarenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 348870

Full reference: G. Poinar and A. E. Brown. 2016. An exotic insect Aethiocarenus burmanicus gen. et sp. nov. (Aethiocarenodea ord. nov., Aethiocarenidae fam. nov.) from mid-Cretaceous Myanmar amber. Cretaceous Research 72:100-104

Belongs to Aethiocarenus according to G. Poinar and A. E. Brown 2016

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Poinar B-De-2, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Burmese amber (Poinar collection), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial amber in Myanmar.


Average measurements (in mm): body length 4.50