Ross, Andrew and Engel, M S (2013) The first diplatyid earwig in Tertiary amber (Dermaptera: Diplatyidae): A new species from Miocene Mexican amber. Insect Systematics & Evolution, 44 (2). pp. 157-166. ISSN 1399-560X

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Abstract

The first earwig (Dermaptera) to be described from Mexican (Miocene) amber is named Haplodiplatys crightoni Ross & Engel sp.n., represented by an adult female and constituting the second record of the basal family Diplatyidae in the fossil record. Brief comments are made regarding the biogeographic implications of the fossil and the evolutionary history of Diplatyidae.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: H. crightoni, Haplodiplatys, systematic palaeontology
Subjects: Q Science > QE Geology
Theme: Understanding the natural world
Department: Natural Sciences
Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2013 15:06
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2013 17:07
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/1076

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