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Cretaceous Scale Insect female (Cenomanian Burmite). Leftover egg sacks??

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Amber Fluid Neutral

Hi, I have what seems to be a female scale insect acarii(?) that still seems to have unfertilized/ stillborn young in a couple of sacks.  2nd photo, the pebble like things in the center of the body.  The first photo is the famous specimen in the earlier stage of brooding. My specimen may be a late stage one.  What do you make of it?

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Amber Man

I think that is Icerya Purchasi with young...not just your typical scale insect. More rare than that. Nice! :)

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abyssunder

Was Icerya purchasi described in Burmese amber?

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Amber Fluid Neutral

It was a similar insect.   Wathondara Kojetai 

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