Journal articleThis 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.
Ross, Andrew J
Journal articleA list of all known taxa described or recorded from Burmese amber from the published literature up to the end of 2018 is given, along with a comprehensive bibliography. The history of the study of inclusions is summarised, and demonstrates that the number of species has risen exponentially over the...
Juvenile snail with preserved soft tissue in mid-Cretaceous amber from Myanmar suggests a cyclophoroidean (Gastropoda) ancestryGastropods are generally rare in amber. In this paper we describe an example of exceptional soft-bodied preservation in a fossil terrestrial mollusk-a snail shell with some tissue, including part of the cephalic region (head) with a tentacle and inferred eye stalk, and potentially part of the foot and operculum. The...
Xing, Lida ; Ross, Andrew ; Stilwell, Jeffrey D ; Fang, Jun ; McKellar, Ryan C
The first terrestrial isopod (Crustacea: Isopoda: Oniscidea) from Cretaceous Burmese amber of MyanmarThis paper represents the first formal description of a Cretaceous terrestrial isopod (Oniscidea). This unique specimen, a well preserved female in Burmese amber from Myanmar, is described as Myanmariscus deboiseae gen. nov. sp. nov. It belongs to the clade Synocheta Legrand, 1946 based on the poorly differentiated flagellum of antenna,...
Broly, P ; Maillet, S ; Ross, Andrew