Colombian copal, Valle de Jesus (Holocene of Colombia)

Where: Santander, Colombia (6.5° N, 73.5° W: paleocoordinates 6.5° N, 73.5° W)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: amber

Collected by Brother Aristé

• Repository: possibly Carnegie Institute?

Primary reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1923. Insects in amber from South America. American Journal of Science, Series 5 5:331-333 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140184: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Diptera - Drosophilidae
Drosophila berryi n. sp. Cockerell 1923 fruit fly
 Diptera - Mycetophilidae
Mycomya aristei n. sp. Cockerell 1923 fungus gnat