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Celebes copal (Holocene of Indonesia)

Where: Indonesia (5.1° S, 119.5° E: paleocoordinates 5.1° S, 119.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• Likely of subfossil origin (can be dissolved in alcohol to extract insects)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: amber

Reposited in the MfN

• Repository: Dresden Museum (some of Viehmeyer's ant types now at Humboldt Museum)

Primary reference: H. Viehmeyer. 1912. Ameisen aus Deutsch Neuguinea gesammelt von Dr. O. Schlaginhaufen. Nebst einem Verzeichnisse der papuanischen Arten. Abhandlungen und Berichte des Königlichen Zoologischen und Anthropologische-Ethnographischen Museums zu Dresden 14:1-26 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 182105: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.10.2016

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