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Baltic Amber, Deutsche Entomologische Institut collection (Eocene of Germany)

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

Collected by Christel Hoffeins, Hans Hoffeins

Collection methods: surface (float)

Primary reference: A. G. Kirejtshuk. 2011. The oldest representatives of the subfamilies Meligethinae (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) and Brontinae (Coleoptera: Silvanidae) from Baltic amber and some evolutionary notes. Polish Journal of Entomology 80:729-745 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 123419: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 21.01.2012, edited by Jered Karr, Arram Noshirvan and Amy Delelli

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