Cornupalpatum Poinar and Brown 2003 (hard tick)

Arachnida - Parasitiformes - Ixodidae

Full reference: G. Poinar and A. E. Brown. 2003. A new genus of hard ticks in Cretaceous Burmese amber (Acari: Ixodida: Ixodidae). Systematic Parasitology 54:199-205

Parent taxon: Ixodidae according to E. PeƱalver et al. 2017

See also Dunlop et al. 2013 and Poinar and Brown 2003

Sister taxa: Compluriscutula, Ixodes

Subtaxa: Cornupalpatum burmanicum

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Cretaceous of Myanmar (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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