The first Cretaceous Rhinotermitidae (Isoptera) : a new species, genus, and subfamily in Burmese amber. American Museum novitates ; no. 3390

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dc.contributor.author Krishna, Kumar. en_US
dc.contributor.author Grimaldi, David A. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2005-10-06T16:41:33Z
dc.date.available 2005-10-06T16:41:33Z
dc.date.issued 2003 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2246/2880
dc.description 10 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 5). en_US
dc.description.abstract "A new subfamily, genus, and species, Archeorhinotermitinae, Archeorhinotermes rossi, from Burmese amber, dated as Turonian-Cenomanian (90-100 mya) of the Cretaceous period, are described and figured. Comparisons are made between the other subfamilies of the Rhinotermitidae and the new subfamily. This is the first fossil record of the family Rhinotermitidae from the Cretaceous"--P. [1]. en_US
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dc.language eng en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher New York, NY : American Museum of Natural History en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates ; no. 3390 en_US
dc.subject.lcc QL1 .A436 no.3390, 2003 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Archeorhinotermes rossi. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Termites, Fossil -- Burma. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Rhinotermitidae. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Insects, Fossil -- Burma. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Paleontology -- Cretaceous -- Burma. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Paleontology -- Burma. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Amber fossils -- Burma. en_US
dc.title The first Cretaceous Rhinotermitidae (Isoptera) : a new species, genus, and subfamily in Burmese amber. American Museum novitates ; no. 3390 en_US
dc.title.alternative Cretaceous termite en_US
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    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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