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Journal Article
Published: 09 October 2020
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2020) 191 (1): 31.
...Gérard Breton; George Poinar Fossil spermatozoa are extremely rare. Among the eight cases reported here, including two cases of spermatophores without visible sperm cells, six are fossils preserved in amber. All six concern animals with indirect sperm transfer by means of spermatophores...
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Published: 25 September 2020
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2020) 191 (1): 29.
..., and in particular amber was collected from Scorbé-Clairvaux (locality of La Bergeonneau) to the north of Poitiers. The paper describes also amber pieces from Châtellerault (locality of La Désirée) discovered during the development of sewage treatment plant along the Vienne river. Lower Cenomanian shelly sandstones...
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Published: 18 September 2020
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2020) 191 (1): 23.
... between molecular data and the earliest fossil evidence. While molecular data indicate an origin during the Triassic or Early Jurassic, early fossil evidence is only from the Late Jurassic-Early Cretaceous. The discovery of diatoms in French mid-Cretaceous amber by the end of the 2000s already suggested...
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Published: 03 September 2020
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2020) 191 (1): 24.
... by fossils from Cretaceous Burmese amber ( Ross A. 2019. Burmese (Myanmar) amber checklist and bibliography 2018. Palaeoentomology 2(1): 22–84 ) and Eocene European ambers ( Wunderlich J. 2004. Fossil spiders in amber and copal: conclusions, revisions, new taxa and family diagnoses of fossil and extant taxa...
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Journal: Palynology
Published: 22 July 2020
Palynology (2020) 44 (3): 521–528.
...Hans Halbwachs Abstract Organisms fossilised in amber include insects, plant remains and (rarely) fungi. One reason for the latter could be that fungal tissue decomposes quickly under the (sub-)tropical conditions where amber-producing trees thrive. Moreover, resin production is highest during...
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Published: 20 July 2020
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2020) 191 (1): 20.
...., is illustrated and described based on a single female found in Early Eocene amber of Oise (France). The new species is compared with the three other known fossil species of the genus, and a key to all fossil species of Ampulicomorpha is provided. This is the third European fossil species of Ampulicomorpha...
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Published: 01 July 2020
Journal of Paleontology (2020) 94 (4): 696–715.
...Mateusz Zmudzinski Abstract The fossil record of the family Camerobiidae has been represented by only one species, Neophyllobius succineus Bolland and Magowski, 1990 , described from Eocene Baltic amber. These prostigmatan mites are distinguishable by their distinctly long and slender stilt-like...
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Published: 26 June 2020
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2020) 191 (1): 17.
...Valentine Bouju; Vincent Perrichot The paleontological interest for fossil plant resins (amber and copal) has greatly increased in the last decades, as field studies have resulted in the discovery of various new deposits worldwide. Yet, amber-rich deposits remain particularly scarce on continents...
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Published: 11 June 2020
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2020) 191 (1): 16.
...Jean-David Moreau; Didier Néraudeau; Vincent Perrichot Fossil inclusions of arthropods and microorganisms are abundant in the Cretaceous amber from western France, but plant meso- or macroremains are scarce. Preserved remains are mostly tiny, very fragmented, and indeterminable. Only one amber...
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Published: 20 May 2020
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2020) 191 (1): 12.
...Wolfgang Ferwer; André Nel The new euphaeid genus and species, Wolfgangeuphaea ferweri Nel, are described from the Middle Eocene Baltic amber. It belongs to the Paleogene subfamily Eodichrominae. This new discovery confirms to remarkable past diversity of this family that contains now as many...
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Published: 07 April 2020
Geological Magazine (2020) 157 (7): 1149–1175.
...Hiroshi Nakamine; Shûhei Yamamoto; Yui Takahashi Abstract Thorny lacewings (Rhachiberothidae) are currently distributed only within Africa, whereas they are prevalent in the fossil record of various Cretaceous ambers across the Northern Hemisphere, with a handful of the fossil records from some...
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Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 23 December 2019
PALAIOS (2019) 34 (12): 652–656.
...MARIUSZ A. SALAMON; JIH-PAI LIN; PIOTR DUDA; PRZEMYSŁAW GORZELAK; WILLIAM I. AUSICH; TATSUO OJI ABSTRACT Marine organisms are uncommonly preserved in amber. Recently, they were reported to be associated with Burmese amber. However, most of specimens from previous reports were preserved on the amber...
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Published: 29 October 2019
Geological Magazine (2020) 157 (3): 506–512.
...Yanzhe Fu; Chenyang Cai; Diying Huang Abstract Two new genera and two new species of Procercopidae, Paranthoscytina xiai gen. et sp. nov., and Burmocercopis lingpogensis gen. et sp. nov., are described and illustrated based on two well-preserved specimens in mid-Cretaceous amber ( c . 99 Ma) from...
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Published: 12 June 2018
Journal of the Geological Society (2018) 175 (6): 1012–1018.
...Leyla J. Seyfullah; Guido Roghi; Jacopo Dal Corso; Alexander R. Schmidt Abstract Amber (fossil resin) is not common throughout the fossil record, and previously the only globally significant deposits were thought to occur during the Cretaceous, Eocene, Oligocene and Miocene periods. Recent finds...
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Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 15 May 2018
PALAIOS (2018) 33 (5): 218–227.
... enemies in the environment. Preservation of volatile terpenoids in amber is unusual and rarely detected in fossilized remains. In the present study, a remarkable preservation of monoterpenoid constituents are detected in Pliocene–Pleistocene ambers collected from the Siwalik strata of eastern Himalaya...
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Published: 12 September 2017
Journal of Paleontology (2018) 92 (2): 189–195.
... Jennings, Krogmann, and Austin new species from Baltic Eocene amber, a species that has highly modified compound eyes that are unique among the Hymenoptera, and possibly among insects as a whole. Parevania oculiseparata n. sp. possesses a prominent acute ridge extending across the entire dorso-ventral...
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Published: 01 May 2016
Journal of Paleontology (2016) 90 (3): 491–498.
...David Peris; Jiří Háva Abstract A new fossil species of Dermestidae (Insecta: Coleoptera), preserved in Late Cretaceous (Turonian) amber from New Jersey, is described as Attagenus ( Aethriostoma ) turonianensis n. sp. The specimen is fossilized in translucent amber, but 3D imaging using propagation...
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Published: 15 December 2014
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2014) 51 (11): 1017–1022.
...Lauren J. Davies; Ryan C. McKellar; Karlis Muehlenbachs; Alexander P. Wolfe Abstract During the course of excavating the Maastrichtian Danek Bonebed in the city of Edmonton, a range of well-preserved organic materials was recovered alongside vertebrate remains, including amber, coal...
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Published: 22 September 2014
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2014) 51 (9): 902–908.
...Francisco Riquelme; Dulce F. Piedra-Jiménez; Víctor Córdova-Tabares; Bibiano Luna-Castro Abstract Mayachernes maatiatus , a new genus and species of pseudoscorpion of the family Chernetidae (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida), is described from the Miocene Chiapas – Amber Lagerstätte, south...
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Published: 01 July 2014
Journal of Paleontology (2014) 88 (4): 814–822.
...R. Antonio Gómez; Anders L. Damgaard A bstract A new species in the extant genus, Hydrotrupes Sharp, H. prometheus n. sp., (Coleoptera, Dytiscidae) is described from Baltic amber (Eocene) based on examination of a single female specimen. This description represents one of a limited number of diving...
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