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Taimyr amber, Yantardakh Hill (PIN collection 3311) (Cretaceous of Russian Federation)

Where: Russian Federation (71.3° N, 99.6° E: paleocoordinates 68.8° N, 73.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kheta Formation, Late/Upper Santonian (85.8 - 84.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: soft parts, amber

Collected by V. Zherikhin, I. Sukatsheva in 1971

Primary reference: H. E. Evans. 1973. Cretaceous aculeate wasps from Taimyr, Siberia (Hymenoptera). Psyche 80:166-178 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35056: authorized by Dena Smith, entered by April Kinchloe on 28.10.2003, edited by Jered Karr, Matthew Clapham, Lindy Edwards and Amy Delelli

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