The first representative of Progonocimicidae (Hemiptera: Coleorrhyncha) from mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber

Tian Jiang , Bo Wang , Jacek Szwedo


Gakasha calcaridentatagen. et sp. nov. representing Progonocimicidae: Cicadocorinae (moss bugs) is described. It is the first record of Coleorrhyncha in mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber and the second in fossil resins from the Cretaceous period. The taxonomic position of some taxa placed in the genus Mesocimex is analysed and new placements proposed. The fossil record of Cicadocorinae is discussed.
Publication typeIn press (online first, early view)
Author Tian Jiang
Tian Jiang,,
, Bo Wang
Bo Wang,,
, Jacek Szwedo (FB / DIZP)
Jacek Szwedo,,
- Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Parasitology
Journal seriesCretaceous Research, ISSN 0195-6671, (A 35 pkt)
Issue year2018
Noonline first
Keywords in EnglishBurmese amber, Coleorrhyncha, Progonocimicidae, Gakasha calcaridentata gen. et sp. nov., synonymy, new combinations
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)40
ScoreMinisterial score = 35.0, 15-11-2018, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 40.0, 15-11-2018, ArticleFromJournal
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