Journal articleRetortocelis gen. nov. (Insecta, Tarachoptera) is established to accommodate three species from Cretaceous Burmese amber. The species are described as R. longella sp. nov., R. minimella sp. nov. and R. tyloptera sp. nov. The new genus is characterized by the presence of a costal fold on the forewings of the...
Mey, W ; Wichard, Wilfried ; Müller, P ; Ross, Emma ; Ross, Andrew
On the systematic position of a highly derived amphiesmenopteran insect from Burmese amber (Insecta, Amphiesmenoptera)A small fossil insect with scales on the wings and body was identified as a representative of Aphiesmenoptera from Burmese amber. The species is introduced here as Tarachocelis microlepidopterella (†). The insect is described in detail, and photos and line drawings are provided for wing venation, head, mouthparts, scales, legs...
Mey, W ; Wichard, Wilfried ; Ross, Emma ; Ross, Andrew