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Published: 2024-03-28
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Complete checklist of Burmese (Myanmar) amber taxa 2023

Department of Natural Sciences; National Museum of Scotland; Chambers St.; Edinburgh EH1 1JF; UK
Burmese amber Myanmar Cretaceous insects arthropods invertebrates vertebrates protists plants fungi


This is a list of all known taxa described or recorded from Burmese (Myanmar) amber from the published literature up to the end of 2023. Data from previously published checklists have been merged, the higher taxonomy has been updated and the total numbers of taxa have been checked and corrected. A total of 2,805 species have been described or recorded from Cretaceous amber of Myanmar.


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