Cretaceous Hexapoda

Records from various sources, especially History of Insects,35 provide a total of 32 orders and 490 families. A dotted line means the presence of a group during all or part of the Cretaceous. The letters L, B, and C refer to records from Lebanese, Burmese, and Canadian amber. Asterisks indicate extinct groups. Since new Cretaceous insect fossils are being described continuously, this list is not complete.

Order Family Lebanese Burmese Canadian

Collembola

(springtails)

Machilida

(bristletails)

Entomobryidae

Hypogastruridae

Neanuridae

Poduridae

Protentomobryidae'

Sminthuridae

Machilidae Meinertellidae

145.5 mya 65.5 mya

0 0

Post a comment