Macadam, C R and Ross, Andrew (2016) A new species of Mayfly, Maccaffertium annae sp. n. (Ephemeroptera: Heptageniidae) from Mexican Amber (Miocene). Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana, 68 (1). pp. 1-5. ISSN 1405-3322

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Abstract

Maccaffertium annae sp. n. is described in the Mexican amber of early Miocene age. It constitutes the first species of mayfly (Ephemeroptera), the first record of the family Heptageniidae to be described from this amber, and also the first fossil record of the genus Maccaffertium. The species is represented by male and female imagos in one piece of amber.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Amber, Ephemeroptera, Maccaffertium, Miocene, Mexico
Subjects: F History United States, Canada, Latin America > F1201 Latin America (General)
Q Science > QE Geology
Q Science > QL Zoology
Theme: Understanding the natural world
Department: Natural Sciences
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2016 14:00
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2016 13:51
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/1638

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