Alba Sánchez-García
University of Barcelona
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Published on Feb 21, 2018in PLOS ONE 2.77
Alba Sánchez-García4
Estimated H-index: 4
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Enrique Peñalver17
Estimated H-index: 17
+ 1 AuthorsMichael S. Engel33
Estimated H-index: 33
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Published on Jul 3, 2017in Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 2.33
Alba Sánchez-García4
Estimated H-index: 4
(University of Barcelona),
Michael S. Engel33
Estimated H-index: 33
(American Museum of Natural History)
Springtails (Hexapoda: Entognatha: Collembola) extend into at least the Early Devonian, but have a meagre record as fossils until the latter part of the Mesozoic. Here, we document a diverse fauna of springtails in the order Symphypleona from amber recovered at the Penacerrada I locality, Moraza, northern Spain, and from the Late Albian Utrillas Group in the Basque-Cantabrian Basin. The fauna includes representatives of all of the principal suborders and infraorders, and most superfamilies, of t...
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Published on Dec 1, 2017in Scientific Reports 4.12
Alba Sánchez-García4
Estimated H-index: 4
(University of Barcelona),
Xavier Delclòs17
Estimated H-index: 17
(University of Barcelona)
+ 3 AuthorsEnrique Peñalver17
Estimated H-index: 17
(Instituto Geológico y Minero de España)
Parental care in animal evolution has long fascinated biologists, but tracing this complex of behavioural repertoires is challenging, as these transitory states often leave no corporeal traces as fossils. Among modern invertebrates, the tanaidaceans (Malacostraca: Peracarida), a lineage of marsupial crustaceans, show an interesting variety of brooding strategies. Here we report on fossil tanaidaceans from the Cretaceous of Spain and France that provide conclusive evidence for marsupial care of b...
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Published on Sep 5, 2017in PeerJ 2.12
Alba Sánchez-García4
Estimated H-index: 4
(University of Barcelona),
André Nel84
Estimated H-index: 84
+ 1 AuthorsMónica M. Solórzano Kraemer7
Estimated H-index: 7
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Published on Jan 1, 2016in Cretaceous Research 1.93
Alba Sánchez-García4
Estimated H-index: 4
(University of Barcelona),
Antonio Arillo14
Estimated H-index: 14
(Complutense University of Madrid),
André Nel14
Estimated H-index: 14
(University of Paris)
Abstract Two fossils belonging to a new genus and species of water measurer (Gerromorpha, Hydrometridae), Alavametra popovi Sanchez-Garcia and Nel gen. n., sp. n., are described as first definitive record of the family in Lower Cretaceous (upper Albian) amber from the Utrillas Group (Penacerrada I site) in Spain. Although several parts of the specimens are obscured due to preservation, a sufficient number of taxonomical characters are visible to consider adequate placement within Heterocleptinae...
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Published on Nov 1, 2016in Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 2.69
Alba Sánchez-García4
Estimated H-index: 4
(University of Barcelona),
Enrique Peñalver17
Estimated H-index: 17
(Instituto Geológico y Minero de España)
+ 2 AuthorsXavier Delclòs17
Estimated H-index: 17
(University of Barcelona)
Diverse assemblages of tanaidacean peracarid crustaceans from western Tethyan continental deposits suggest that the group was relatively common in or around ancient resin-producing forests. Here we report the results of an examination of 13 tanaidacean specimens from three Cretaceous (Albian to Turonian) French amber deposits. Two new species of the fossil family Alavatanaidae are placed in the previously described Early Cretaceous genus Eurotanais: Eurotanais pyrenaensis sp. nov. from Cenomania...
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Published on Aug 1, 2016in Cretaceous Research 1.93
Antonio Arillo14
Estimated H-index: 14
(Complutense University of Madrid),
Luis S. Subías7
Estimated H-index: 7
(Complutense University of Madrid),
Alba Sánchez-García4
Estimated H-index: 4
(University of Barcelona)
Abstract Mites are relatively common and diverse in fossiliferous ambers, but remain essentially unstudied. Here, we report on five new oribatid fossil species from Lower Cretaceous Spanish amber, including representatives of three superfamilies, and five families of the Oribatida. Hypovertex hispanicus sp. nov. and Tenuelamellarea estefaniae sp. nov. are described from amber pieces discovered in the San Just outcrop (Teruel Province). This is the first time fossil oribatid mites have been disco...
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Published on Jun 30, 2016in American Museum Novitates 0.98
Alba Sánchez-García4
Estimated H-index: 4
,
Michael S. Engel33
Estimated H-index: 33
ABSTRACT Entomobryomorphan springtails (Hexapoda: Entognatha: Collembola) of the family Isotomidae are the most numerous group of Collembola in Spanish amber, a pattern typical in other studied Cretaceous amber deposits. Here we provide a revision of the Spanish amber springtail fauna, Early Cretaceous (Late Albian) in age, based on 93 specimens sufficiently well preserved to permit specific identification. Three new species are erected within the Isotomidae: Anurophorinae. These are: Burmisotom...
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Published on Aug 3, 2015in Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 2.33
Alba Sánchez-García4
Estimated H-index: 4
(University of Barcelona),
Enrique Peñalver17
Estimated H-index: 17
(Instituto Geológico y Minero de España)
+ 1 AuthorsXavier Delclòs17
Estimated H-index: 17
(University of Barcelona)
The extinct tanaidomorphan diversity from Early Cretaceous Spanish amber, currently comprising 26 specimens, is reassessed. The fossil family Alavatanaidae Vonk & Schram, 2007, described from Spanish amber, is revised on account of new preparation of type specimens and the discovery of new material. The described tanaidomorphan taxa are classified within the superfamily Paratanaoidea. An emended diagnosis for Alavatanaidae is provided, as well as for the genera Alavatanais Vonk & Schram, 2007 an...
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