Szadziewski, Ryszard , Ross, Andrew and Wojciech , Giłka (2015) Further records of biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) from Upper Cretaceous Burmese amber (Myanmar). Cretaceous Research, 52 (B). pp. 556-561. ISSN 0195-6671

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A new biting midge Archiculicoides andersoni sp. nov. from Upper Cretaceous Burmese amber is described and illustrated. An unknown male of Leptoconops myanmaricus Szadziewski, 2004 is described and an undetermined female of the genus Archiaustroconops and Austroconops in the collection of National Museums Scotland is reported. A key for the determination of 10 named species in 6 genera of biting midges reported from Burmese amber is also provided.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Special Issue: Cretaceous insects: diversity, palaeoecology and taphonomy
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diptera; Ceratopogonidae; Upper Cretaceous; Burmese amber; New species
Subjects: Q Science > QL Zoology
Theme: Understanding the natural world
Department: Natural Sciences
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2014 13:16
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2017 16:06

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