The first diplatyid earwig in Tertiary amber (Dermaptera: Diplatyidae): A new species from Miocene Mexican amber - NMS Research Repository
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The first diplatyid earwig in Tertiary amber (Dermaptera: Diplatyidae): A new species from Miocene Mexican amber

2013

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.

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