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A new brown lacewing (Neuroptera: Hemerobiidae) from mid-Cretaceous Myanmar amber

School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Guangdong Provincial Key Lab of Geological Processes and Mineral Resources, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China
College of Life Sciences and Academy for Multidisciplinary Studies, Capital Normal University, Beijing 100048, China
School of Life Sciences, Key Laboratory of Conservation and Application in Biodiversity of South China, Guangzhou University, Guangzhou 510006, China
School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Guangdong Provincial Key Lab of Geological Processes and Mineral Resources, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China
Neuroptera Hemerobiidae Mesozoic Insecta new genus Burmese amber


A new genus and species of fossil hemerobiid, Longantenna hei gen. et sp. nov., is described from the mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber. This new genus exhibits the venation characters combination of RP with only one stem and the forewing ScP and RA separated, resembling the extinct genus Hemeroberotha Makarkin & Gröhn, 2020 from the same assemblage, meanwhile it shows more differences from the other Mesozoic and Cenozoic hemerobiid genera. Besides, the ORBs variations among the extinct and extant hemerobiids are discussed.


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