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Baltic amber (AMNH collection) (Eocene of Russian Federation)

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

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Lutetian (48.6 - 40.4 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: amber

Reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: F. M. Hull. 1945. A revisional study of the fossil Syrphidae. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 95:251-355 [C. Labandeira/C. Labandeira/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 123493: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Arram Noshirvan on 24.01.2012, edited by Matthew Clapham and Annabelle Louderback

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