AYAIMATUM TRILOBATUM GEN. ET SP. NOV. OF MIMARACHNIDAE (HEMIPTERA: FULGOROMORPHA) FROM MID-CRETACEOUS AMBER OF KACHIN (NORTHERN MYANMAR)
A new genus and species, Ayaimatum trilobatum gen. et sp. nov. Jiang and Szwedo, is described based on a planthopper preserved in mid-Cretaceous amber from Kachin State, northern Myanmar, and assigned to the Cretaceous planthopper fam-ily Mimarachnidae. A short overview of fossil record of the Mimarachnidae is given. The taxonomic diversity and morpho-logical disparity of this extinct group is briefly discussed.