amber inclusion archive

Tick in amber

This tick in amber is unusually large

giant tick in amber

Poinar, G.O.Jr. 2014 (on-line). Rickettsial-like cells in the Cretaceous tick, Cornupalpatum burmanicum (Ixodida: Ixodidae). Cretaceous Research, 52, 623-627.

Poinar, G.O.Jr. & Buckley, R. 2008a. Compluriscutula vetulum (Acari: Ixodida: Ixodidae), a new genus and species of hard tick from Lower Cretaceous Burmese amber. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 110(2), 445-450.

Poinar G.O.Jr. & Brown, A.E. 2003a. A new genus of hard ticks in Cretaceous Burmese amber (Acari: Ixodida: Ixodidae). Systematic Parasitology, 54(3), 199-205.

Fain, A. & Bochkov, A.V. 2001. A review of the genus Cheyletus LATREILLE, 1776 (Acari: Cheyletidae). Bulletin de l’Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, 71, 83-114.

Dunlop, J.A. & Oliveira Bernardi, L.F. de. 2014. An opilioacarid mite in Cretaceous Burmese amber. Naturwissenschaften, 101, 759-763.

Khaustov, A.A. & Poinar, G.O.Jr. 2010 (on-line). Protoresinacarus brevipedis gen. n., sp. n. from Early Cretaceous Burmese amber: the first fossil record of mites of the Family Resinacaridae (Acari: Heterostigmata: Pyemotoidea). Historical Biology, 23 (2-3), 219-222.

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