Madagascar copal (ISEA collection) (Holocene of Madagascar)

Where: Madagascar (12.3° S, 49.3° E: paleocoordinates 12.3° S, 49.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: soft parts, amber

Collection methods: Repository: Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals at the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ISEA).

Primary reference: A. Bukejs and A. A. Legalov. 2017. New species of sub-fossil weevils (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) in Madagascar copal. Paleontological Journal 51:196-202 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185001: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 03.04.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Coleoptera - Curculionidae
Cossonus shevnini n. sp. Bukejs and Legalov 2017 snout beetle
ISEA 2012/1