Burmese Amber

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Burmese Amber
Age (Ma)
Start: 99.7
End: 94.3
System/Period: Cretaceous
Series/Epoch: Late
Stage/Age: Early Cenomanian
Location
Location: Burmese amber, Kachin State
Country: Myanmar
Coordinates: 26.4°N, 96.7°E
Diversity
Genera: 16
Species: 34

Burmese amber, or burmite, from Kachin State, Myanmar. The paleobiota of this mid-Cretaceous (ca. 99 Ma) deposit is highly diverse and preserved with life-like fidelity (Grimaldi and Ross, 2017; Ross, 2019).

Genera known from Burmese amber

Species known from Burmese amber

References

Location of Formation