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|Title||FIRST DESCRIPTION OF A FOSSIL SYMPHYLAN, SCUTIGERELLA-DOMINICANA SP-N (SCUTIGERELLIDAE, SYMPHYLA), IN DOMINICAN AMBER|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1995|
|Authors||Poinar, GO, Edwards, CA|
|Type of Article||Journal Article|
Two specimens of Scutigerella dominicana sp. n. are described from Dominican amber dated at 25-40 million years. The holotype specimen is represented by a fourth instar and the paratype by a third instar. These fossils represent the first description of a fossil symphylan, the first report of members of the phylum Symphyla from Dominican amber and the first report of a fossil Scutigerellidae.
|URL||<Go to ISI>://WOS:A1995QU26800018|