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Bo Wang
Chinese Academy of Sciences
101Publications
17H-index
1,015Citations
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Published on May 1, 2019in Palaeontology2.63
Manja Hethke6
Estimated H-index: 6
(FU: Free University of Berlin),
Franz T. Fürsich37
Estimated H-index: 37
(FAU: University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
+ 3 AuthorsStephen C. Weeks21
Estimated H-index: 21
(University of Akron)
Published on Mar 8, 2019in Zootaxa0.99
Zhi-Teng Chen (Jiangsu University), Bo Wang17
Estimated H-index: 17
(CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences)
The fossil stonefly genus Largusoperla Chen et al., 2018 is reviewed. An annotated checklist including diagnostic characters and an updated identification key to all currently known species of this genus are provided. Generic characters of Largusoperla are summarized based on all available specimens and published descriptions. In addition, a new species of this genus, L. reni sp. nov. is described, illustrated, and compared with similar taxa.
Published on Jan 1, 2019in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology2.62
Zixiao Yang1
Estimated H-index: 1
(NU: Nanjing University),
Shengyu Wang1
Estimated H-index: 1
(NU: Nanjing University)
+ 6 AuthorsBaoyu Jiang13
Estimated H-index: 13
(NU: Nanjing University)
Abstract The Middle–Upper Jurassic Yanliao Lagerstatte contains numerous exceptionally preserved fossils of aquatic and land organisms, including insects, salamanders, dinosaurs, pterosaurs and mammaliaforms. Despite extensive study of the diversity and evolutionary implications of the biota, the palaeoenvironmental setting and taphonomy of the fossils remain poorly understood. We reconstruct both the palaeoenvironment of the Daohugou area (one of the most famous Yanliao fossil areas), and the b...
Published on Dec 1, 2018in Cretaceous Research2.12
LIChunxiang5
Estimated H-index: 5
(CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences),
Robbin C. Moran22
Estimated H-index: 22
(NYBG: New York Botanical Garden)
+ 2 AuthorsHAOJiasheng10
Estimated H-index: 10
(Anhui Normal University)
Abstract A new fossil belonging to the Lindsaeaceae is described as Proodontosoria myanmarensis gen. et sp. nov. from the mid-Cretaceous Myanmar amber. Its classification in the extant Lindsaeaceae is based on laterally fused vein tips that bear sori, indusia opening toward the segment margins, and trilete spores. The number of annulus cells and the size of sporangium suggest that the fossil probably belongs to a stem group element of this family.
Published on Dec 1, 2018in Nature Communications11.88
Daran Zheng6
Estimated H-index: 6
(CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences),
Su-Chin Chang10
Estimated H-index: 10
(HKU: University of Hong Kong)
+ 13 AuthorsQingqing Zhang6
Estimated H-index: 6
(CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Insect faunas are extremely rare near the latest Cretaceous with a 24-million-year gap spanning from the early Campanian to the early Eocene. Here, we report a unique amber biota from the Upper Cretaceous (uppermost Campanian ~72.1 Ma) of Tilin, central Myanmar. The chemical composition of Tilin amber suggests a tree source among conifers, indicating that gymnosperms were still abundant in the latest Campanian equatorial forests. Eight orders and 12 families of insects have been found in Tilin a...
Published on Dec 1, 2018in Palaeoworld1.14
Ting-Ting Yu (CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences), Bo Wang17
Estimated H-index: 17
(CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences),
Ed Jarzembowski2
Estimated H-index: 2
(CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Abstracts Gastropod fossils are rarely preserved in amber with only a few records of terrestrial snails. Two new species, Epitonium ( Epitonium ) zhuoi n. sp. and Epitonium ( Papyriscala ) lyui n. sp. are described based on two well-preserved specimens from mid-Cretaceous amber from northern Myanmar. Highresolution three-dimensional images using X-ray micro-computed tomography (micro-CT) are provided. These species can be attributed to the family Epitoniidae (wentletraps) based on the shell char...
Published on Dec 1, 2018in Cretaceous Research2.12
Daran Zheng6
Estimated H-index: 6
(CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences),
Su-Chin Chang10
Estimated H-index: 10
(HKU: University of Hong Kong)
+ 4 AuthorsBo Wang17
Estimated H-index: 17
(CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Abstract The fossil dragonfly is a perfect model to study past biogeography. Araripegomphidae is an ancient Gondwanan family comprising the sole genus Araripegomphus previously from the Crato Formation (Upper Aptian) of Brazil. For the first time, a non-rock find, Araripegomphus shai sp. nov., is here described from mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber. This rare araripegomphid dragonfly extends the range of Araripegomphus to the west Burma block.
Published on Dec 1, 2018in Nature Communications11.88
Luping Yin5
Estimated H-index: 5
(CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences),
Rui Zheng2
Estimated H-index: 2
(CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences)
+ 10 AuthorsMalte J. Rasch15
Estimated H-index: 15
(McGovern Institute for Brain Research)
Autapses are synaptic contacts of a neuron’s axon onto its own dendrite and soma. In the neocortex, self-inhibiting autapses in GABAergic interneurons are abundant in number and play critical roles in regulating spike precision and network activity. Here we examine whether the principal glutamatergic pyramidal cells (PCs) also form functional autapses. In patch-clamp recording from both rodent and human PCs, we isolated autaptic responses and found that these occur predominantly in layer-5 PCs p...
Published on Dec 1, 2018in Palaeoworld1.14
He Wang7
Estimated H-index: 7
(CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences),
Suryendu Dutta16
Estimated H-index: 16
(IITB: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay)
+ 9 AuthorsBo Wang17
Estimated H-index: 17
(CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Abstract The palaeoenvironmental reconstruction of central Tibet is key to understanding the uplift history of the Tibetan Plateau, which had a profound influence on Cenozoic global climate and biotic change. Here we report an amber layer from the lower part of the Dingqing Formation (late Oligocene) in Lunpola of central Tibet, which is the first record of amber from Tibet. Herein we find that Lunpola amber is derived from dipterocarp trees, as determined by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry...
Published on Dec 1, 2018in Nature Communications11.88
Qing Liu1
Estimated H-index: 1
(CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences),
Xiumei Lu3
Estimated H-index: 3
(CAU: China Agricultural University)
+ 5 AuthorsBo Wang17
Estimated H-index: 17
(CAS: Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Niche diversity of pollinating insects plays a vital role in maintaining extant terrestrial ecosystems. A key dimension of pollination niches refers to the insect proboscis length that commonly matches the floral tube length. Here we describe new kalligrammatid lacewings (an iconic Mesozoic pollinating insect lineage) from late Cretaceous Burmese amber and Mesozoic sediments in China. Kalligrammatids display complex configurations of elongate mouthpart elements consisting of well-developed maxil...
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