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Pseudoscorpion in amber

A well preserved Pseudoscorpion in amber.
Pseudoscorpion in amber

A large Pseudoscorpion in amber

Pseudoscorpion in amber

Amblypygi Looks like a spider but look closer and you see a whiptail scorpion in amber.

Pseudoscorpion in amber

This one is very clear and looks almost as if trapped whilst chasing a large bug

Wunderlich, J. 2012a. On the fossil spider (Araneae) fauna in Cretaceous ambers, with descriptions of new taxa from Myanmar (Burma) and Jordan, and on the realtionships of the Superfamily Leptonetoidea. In. Wunderlich, J. (ed.) Fifteen papers on extant and fossil spiders (Araneae). Beiträge zur Araneologie, 7, 157-232.
Wunderlich, J. 2015c. New and rare Arachnida in Cretaceous Burmese amber (Amblypygi, Ricinulei and Uropygi: Thelephonida). In: Wunderlich, J. (ed.) Mesozoic Spiders (Araneae). Beiträge zur Araneologie, 9, 409-436.
Judson, M.L.I. 2000. Electrobisium acutum Cockerell, a cheiridiid pseudoscorpion from Burmese amber, with remarks on the validity of the Cheiridioidea (Arachnida, Chelonethi). Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, Geology Series, 56(1), 79-83.
Judson, M.L.I. 2009. Cheliferoid pseudoscorpions (Arachnida, Chelonethi) from the Lower Cretaceous of France. Geodiversitas, 31(1), 61-71.

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