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Baltic Amber (Kurz collection) (Eocene of Russian Federation)

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

• Specimens in private collection of Michael Kurz

Primary reference: M. A. Kurz and M. E. Kurz. 2010. Micropterix gertraudae sp n. TaxOn (Taxonomy Online) 1-3 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 124581: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Amy Delelli on 19.02.2012, edited by Matthew Clapham

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