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Baltic Amber, Deutsches Entomologische Institut collection (Eocene of Russian Federation)

Where: 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

Collected by Christel Hoffeins, Hans Hoffeins

Collection methods: surface (float)

• Repository: Also includes Hoffeins collection, to be deposited in Deutsches Entomologische Institut

Primary reference: K. Ermisch. 1943. Eine neue Mordellide und Scraptiide aus baltischem Bernstein (Coleoptera: Mordellidae & Scraptiidae). Arbeiten über Morphologische und Taxonomische Entomologie aus Berlin-Dahlem 10(1):64-68 [C. Labandeira/A. Spencer-Lee/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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