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Supplement to the Burmese (Myanmar) amber checklist and bibliography, 2019

Department of Natural Sciences, National Museum of Scotland, Chambers St., Edinburgh EH1 1JF, UK
General Burmese amber Myanmar Cretaceous insects arachnids invertebrates vertebrates protists plants fungi


This is a supplement to Ross (2019) covering all taxa described or recorded in Burmese amber during 2019, plus a few earlier records that were missed previously. Up to the end of 2019, 1,478 species were recorded from Burmese (Kachin) amber of which 276 were named or recorded in 2019.


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    Hakim, M., Azar, D., Szwedo, J., Brysz, A.M. & Huang, D.Y. (2019) New paraneopterans (Protopsyllidioidea, Hemiptera) from the mid-Cretaceous amber of northern Myanmar. Cretaceous Research, 98, 136–152.

    Huang, D.Y., Fu, Y.Z. & Nel, A. (2019) A possible true Mesozoic Gomphidae s. str. from the mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber (Odonata: Anisoptera). Cretaceous Research, 95, 341–345.

    Kirejtshuk, A.G., Willig, C. & Chetverikov, P.E. (2019) Discovery of a new sphindid genus (Coleoptera, Sphindidae, Protosphindinae) in Cretaceous amber of Northern Myanmar and taxonomic notes. Palaeoentomology, 2 (6), 602–610.

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    Xing, L., O’Connor, J.K., Chiappe, L.M., McKellar, R.C., Carroll, N., Hu, H., Bai, M. & Lei, F. (2019) A new enantiornithine bird with unusual pedal proportions found in amber. Current Biology, 29, 2396–2401.

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    Zheng, Y., Zhang, Q., Chen, J. & Zhang, H.C. (2019) A remarkably new basal wasp with uniquely transformed forewing in mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber (Hymenoptera, Syspastoxyelidae). Cretaceous Research, 104, 104172.