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

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

When: Lutetian (48.6 - 40.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Preservation: original chitin, amber

Collection methods: surface (float)

• Specimens purchased by A.C. Baker, not long before 1922

Primary reference: A. C. Baker. 1922. Two new aphids from Baltic amber. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 12:353-358 [C. Labandeira/A. Spencer-Lee/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 124843: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 25.02.2012

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