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Plant-feeding mite diversity in Triassic amber (Acari: Tetrapodili)
Carnian-aged amber (c. 230 Ma) from north-eastern Italy contains the first pre-Cretaceous inclusions of arthropods, plant remains and microorganisms. Here, we report further recovery of mites fromExpand
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Sequence and scale of changes in the terrestrial biota during the Cretaceous (based on materials from fossil resins)
Abstract Сomparative analysis of arthropod assemblages found in Cretaceous fossil resins is provided. Arthropod-bearing Cretaceous resin sites are reviewed, and a list of arthropod recordsExpand
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New Data on the fauna of oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida) from the polar Urals
The fauna of oribatid mites in soils of the polar Ural mountains (the lower Malaya Paipudyna River, Labytnangi District, Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area, 67°06′N, 65°20′E) was studied. Samples from theExpand
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Morphology of Juvenile Stages of Pedrocortesella africana Pletzen, 1963 and Aleurodamaeus africanus Mahunka, 1984 (Acari: Oribatida)
Abstract. The morphology of juvenile stages of the oribatid mites Pedrocortesella africana Pletzen, 1963 and Aleurodamaeus africanus Mahunka, 1984 is described and illustrated. The juveniles ofExpand
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Oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatei) of three fens in the northern part of European Russia
Oribatids from three oxbow fens in Kostroma, Kirov, and Arkhangelsk provinces were studied. A total of 2800 adult mites belonging to 74 species were collected. The similarity of the faunas andExpand
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Distribution of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) along an altitudinal profile of Mount Vud’yavrchorr (the Khibiny Mountains)
The species composition and distribution of oribatid mites by altitudinal zones of the northeastern slope of Vud’yavrchorr Mount in the Khibiny Mountains were studied. Fifty-two species of oribatidsExpand
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Three new species of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida: Galumnoidea) from Ethiopia
ABSTRACT Three new species of oribatid mites of the superfamily Galumnoidea, Galumna lanceosensilla n. sp., Trichogalumna africana n. sp. (both Galumnidae), and Galumnopsis giganteus n. sp.Expand
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A new technique for preparation of small-sized amber samples with application to mites
Small preparations are necessary to receive high-resolution morphological data on minute amber inclusions, like mites, tiny insects, pollen, and fungi. For mites, observations from four to six sidesExpand
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Redescription of the fossil oribatid mite Scutoribates perornatus , with implications for systematics of Unduloribatidae (Acari: Oribatida)
The monotypic oribatid mite genus Scutoribates Sellnick, 1918 has been based only on fossil specimens of the type species—S. perornatus Sellnick, 1918—from Baltic amber. The type specimen is lost,Expand
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Redescription of the mite Glaesacarus rhombeus (Koch & Berendt, 1854) from Baltic amber (Upper Eocene): evidence for female-controlled mating
Glaesacarus rhombeus (= Acarus rhombeus Koch & Berendt, 1854) from the Upper Eocene Baltic amber is the oldest known fossil of Astigmata, and therefore is important for calibrating the molecularExpand
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