ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Omma lii Jarzembowski et al. 2016 (beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Ommatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 348470

Full reference: E. A. Jarzembowski, B. Wang, and D. R. Zheng. 2016. A new ommatin beetle (Insecta: Coleoptera) with unusual genitalia from mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber. Cretaceous Research 71:113-117

Belongs to Omma according to E. A. Jarzembowski et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Omma aberratum, Omma altajense, Omma antennatum, Omma avus, Omma brevipes, Omma daxishanense, Omma delicata, Omma gobiense, Omma jurassicum, Omma liassicum, Omma pilosum, Omma sibiricum, Omma zitteli

Type specimen: NIGP 164898, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Burmese amber (NIGP coll), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial amber in Myanmar.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 7.00, elytron length 4.80