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
Journal articleThe distribution of brachiopod faunas around Laurentia during the Ordovician period was influenced by the dynamicity of the surrounding palaeo-continents. Laurentia seemed to have been somewhat static, straddling the palaeo-equator, whereas the late Ordovician was characterised by the later stages of the closure of the Iapetus Ocean, with Baltica, eastern...