TitleA new fossil silverfish (Zygentoma: Insecta) in Mesozoic Burmese amber
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsMendes, LF, Poinar, GO
JournalEuropean Journal of Soil Biology
Volume44
Pagination491-494
Type of ArticleJournal Article
ISSN1164-5563
Abstract

Two fossil silverfish preserved in Burmese amber (dated from the Cretaceous: Upper Albian, 100-110 MY) are described in the new genus and species Burmalepisma cretacicum (Lepismatidae: Lepismatinae). The fossil species is characterized mainly by its chaetotaxy. (C) 2008 Published by Elsevier Masson SAS.

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DOI10.1016/j.ejsobi.2008.07.009