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Two new genera of Apsilocephalidae from mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber

Zhang, Qingqing; Li, Xuankun; Xu, Bingqing; Zhu, Yimeng; Lu, Ruiqi; Wang, Bo; Yeates, David K.


Apsilocephalidae is an enigmatic dipteran family erected by Nagatomi et al. (1991), including three extant genera and three additional extinct genera from the Eocene Baltic amber, Eocene Florissant, and mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber. We describe herein two new taxa, Myanmarpsilocephala grimaldii gen. et sp. nov. and Irwinimyia spinosa gen. et sp. nov., from mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber. The female genitalia of Myanmarpsilocephala gen. nov. and male genitalia of Irwinimyia gen. nov. are described...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Cretaceous Research
DOI: 10.1016/j.cretres.2017.11.026
Access Rights: Open Access


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