The fossil record and the origin of ticks revisited

  title={The fossil record and the origin of ticks revisited},
  author={Agust{\'i}n Estrada-Pe{\~n}a and Jos{\'e} de la Fuente},
  journal={Experimental and Applied Acarology},
The fossil record of ticks has been classically used to discern the probable vicariance events of these arthropods, and to date the split moments of the different lineages. Although new techniques based on molecular clock methods are already available, tick fossil record still stands as a valuable source of information if correctly interpreted. Here we… CONTINUE READING