Oldest Amber Arthropods

Oldest amber arthropods found, according to articles in BBC News and Fossil Science 28 August 2012 and PNAS online, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1208464109. An international team of scientists has discovered two species of mites preserved in amber found in the Dolomite Alps in northern Italy. Amber is fossilised tree resin, and small creatures can be trapped within […]

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