† Myanmarothrips pankowskiorum
Biology and distribution
Fossils from Burmese amber (Burmite). During the Cretaceous M. pankowskiorum presumably was widespread and very common. Possibly, it had a mass flight behaviour like extant thunder bugs. Pieces of amber have been recorded containing up to 150 specimens .
Ulitzka, MR (2018) A first survey of Cretaceous thrips from Burmese amber including the establishment of a new family of Tubulifera (Insecta: Thysanoptera). Zootaxa 4486 (4): 548–558. Link
Syntypes 4♀ & 1♂: Collection Ulitzka.