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Grassy Lake, Medicine Hat (CNC June 1974 collection) (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as Canadian amber

Where: Alberta, Canada (49.8° N, 111.7° W: paleocoordinates 57.2° N, 76.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Taber coal Member (Foremost Formation), 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.F. McAlpine, Daze, Cooper in 1974

• Specimens sometime given CAS numbers, sometimes CNC numbers, but all are deposited in the Canadian National Collection.

Primary reference: A. G. Ponomarenko. 1981. New Dryinidae (Hymenoptera) from the late Cretaceous of the Taymyr and Canada. Paleontological Journal 15(1):115-120 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/J. Karr] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122384: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 23.12.2011, edited by Jered Karr

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