Phyllocnistis cretacea Fischer, 2021

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SUBFAMILY Phyllocnistinae
GENUSPhyllocnistis
SPECIES cretacea
AUTHORFischer, 2021
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhyllocnistis cretacea nov. spec.
TYPE LOCALITYMyanmar, Sediments of Hukawng Valley
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ex coll. Fischer no. 7513, ZSM, 2 Paratypes no. 7790, no. 7512 coll. Fischer
STATUSSpecies
COMMENTEarliest Cenomanian, determined 99 m. y.
PUBLICATION Fischer, T. 2021. In search for the unlikely: leaf-mining caterpillars (Gracillariidae, Lepidoptera) from Upper Cretaceous and Eocene ambers. - Zitteliana 95:135-145.
PAGINATION 138, Figs 3-5 Bhl

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Myanmar   Fischer, T. 2021. In search for the unlikely: leaf-mining caterpillars (Gracillariidae, Lepidoptera) from Upper Cretaceous and Eocene ambers. - Zitteliana 95:135-145. 138