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Cedar Lake (ROM collection) (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as Canadian amber

Where: Manitoba, Canada (53.5° N, 100.6° W: paleocoordinates 58.0° N, 62.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Campanian (84.9 - 70.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: original chitin, amber

Collected by J.B. Tyrrell in 1890,1891; reposited in the ROM

Collection methods: surface (float)

• Original collection from 1937 paper

Primary reference: F. M. Carpenter, J. W. Folsom, E. O. Essig, A. C. Kinsey, C. T. Brues, M. W. Boesel, and H. E. Ewing. 1937. Insects and arachnids from Canadian amber. University of Toronto Studies in Geology 40:7-62 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122356: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 22.12.2011

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