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Baltic Amber (HLMD coll) (Eocene of Germany)

Also known as Baltic amber

Where: Germany (54.0° N, 11.1° E: paleocoordinates 51.0° N, 6.7° E)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Lutetian (48.6 - 40.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Preservation: amber

Collection methods: surface (float)

• Deposited in Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt, Department of Zoology.

Primary reference: H. Pohl, R. G. Beutel, and R. Kinzelbach. 2004. Protoxenidae fam. nov. (Insecta, Strepsiptera) from Baltic amber — a ‘missing link’ in strepsipteran phylogen. Zoologica Scripta 34(1):57-69 [M. Clapham/A. Delelli] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 124580: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Amy Delelli on 19.02.2012

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