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Baltic amber (Field Museum FMNH coll) (Eocene of Russian Federation)

Where: Kaliningrad, Russian Federation (54.9° N, 19.9° E: paleocoordinates 52.1° N, 15.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Lutetian (48.6 - 40.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: amber

Reposited in the FMNH

• Specimens at Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago

Primary reference: H. S. Dybas. 1961. A new fossil Feather-Wing Beetle from Baltic amber (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae). Fieldiana Zoology 44(1):1-9 [C. Labandeira/A. Spencer-Lee/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 124579: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Amy Delelli on 19.02.2012, edited by Matthew Clapham

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