Rovno Amber, Rechitsa locality (SIZC G collection) (Eocene of Belarus)

Where: Belarus (51.9° N, 26.8° E: paleocoordinates 51.1° N, 22.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• Likely roughly contemporaneous with late Eocene Baltic amber

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: amber

Collection methods: surface (float)

• Repository: Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (Kiev)

Primary reference: S. I. Melnitsky and V. D. Ivanov. 2016. New species of caddisflies (Insecta, Trichoptera) from the Rovno Amber. Zoosymposia 10:278-291 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185683: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 09.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Trichoptera - Leptoceridae
Erotesis bessylenon n. sp. Melnitsky and Ivanov 2016 long-horned caddisfly
 Trichoptera - Polycentropodidae
Holocentropus sp. McLachlan 1878 caddisfly