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Milnesium swolenskyi Bertolani and Grimaldi 2000 (water bear)

Eutardigrada - Apochela - Milnesiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 227187

Full reference: R. Bertolani and D. Grimaldi. 2000. A new Eutardigrade (Tardigrada: Milnesiidae) in amber from the Upper Cretaceous (Turonian) of New Jersey. Studies on Fossils in Amber, with Particular Reference to the Cretaceous of New Jersey 103-110

Belongs to Milnesium according to R. Bertolani and D. Grimaldi 2000

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH NJ-796, an other (body). Its type locality is White Oaks Pit (Old Crossman's Clay Pits), which is in a Turonian delta plain amber/lignite in the Raritan Formation of New Jersey.