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Sabatinca pouilloni Ngô-Muller & Nel, 2020

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Sabatinca pouilloni Ngô-Muller & Nel, 2020: 104375.
Type locality: Burma, Kachin state, Hukaung Valley
Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:


The species is known from the type specimen only, which is an inclusion in Burmese amber. The latter is assumed to be of Cenomanian age (98.79 ± 0.62 Ma following Shi et al. 2012).

Worth knowing:


Shi, G., D. A. Grimaldi, G. E. Harlow, Ji. Wang, Ju. Wang, M. Yang, W. Lei, Q. Li & X. Li 2012. Age constraint on Burmese amber based on U-Pb dating of zircons. Cretaceous Research XXX: 1-9.
Zhang, W., J. Wang, C. Shih, D. Ren 2017. Cretaceous moths (Lepidoptera: Micropterigidae) with preserved scales from Myanmar amber. Cretaceous Research 78: 166-173.
Ngô-Muller, V., R. Garrouste, J.-M. Pouillon & A. Nel 2020. A new micropterigid moth from the mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber (Insecta: Lepidoptera). Cretaceous Research 109: 104375.

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2020.07.27
not reviewed