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Foss. Rec., 20, 129-145, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-20-129-2017
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Research article
24 Mar 2017
The blueprint of the Amphiesmenoptera – Tarachoptera, a new order of insects from Burmese amber (Insecta, Amphiesmenoptera) Wolfram Mey et al.
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Based on a total of 14 inclusions from Burmese amber the new, extinct insect order Tarachoptera was established. The new order Tarachoptera is placed in the superorder Amphiesmenoptera. The species of Tarachoptera are tiny insects with a wing span of 2.3–4.5 mm, but are highly specialized according to their aberrant morphology. They lived in the forests of Southeast Asia about 100 million years ago.
Based on a total of 14 inclusions from Burmese amber the new, extinct insect order Tarachoptera...
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