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Cedar Lake (CNC 1963 collection) (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as Canadian amber

Where: Manitoba, Canada (53.5° N, 100.6° W: paleocoordinates 58.0° N, 62.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Campanian (84.9 - 70.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: original chitin, amber

Collected by J.F. McAlpine, J.E.H. Martin in 1963

Collection methods: surface (float)

• Specimens sometime given CAS numbers, sometimes CNC numbers, but all are deposited in the Canadian National Collection.

Primary reference: W. R. Richards. 1966. Systematics of fossil aphids from Canadian Amber (Homoptera: Aphididae). The Canadian Entomologist 98:746-760 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 122353: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 22.12.2011

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