Dominican amber (FMNH coll) (Miocene to of Dominican Republic)

Where: Dominican Republic (19.6° N, 70.8° W: paleocoordinates 19.4° N, 69.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Burdigalian to Burdigalian (20.4 - 13.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: soft parts, original chitin, amber

Reposited in the FMNH

• Specimen obtained from Dr. Bruce Cutler, in possession of R. Wolff but will be given to Field Museum.

Primary reference: R. J. Wolff. 1990. A new species of Thiodina (Araneae: Salticidae) from Dominican amber. Acta Zoologica Fennica 190:405-408 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34903: authorized by Dena Smith, entered by April Kinchloe on 14.10.2003, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Coleoptera - Staphylinidae
Heterothops cornelli1 Chatzimanolis and Engel 2013 rove beetle
FMNH 11202; unnumbered Jim Cornell specimen
Heterothops infernalis n. sp.1 Chatzimanolis and Engel 2013 rove beetle
Philonthus rhadamanthus1 Chatzimanolis and Engel 2013 rove beetle
Neoxantholinus apolithomenus n. sp.1 Chatzimanolis and Engel 2013 rove beetle
Prorhinopsenius seeversi n. sp.2 Kistner 1998 rove beetle
Kistner 11
Prorhinopsenius poinari n. sp.2 Kistner 1998 rove beetle
From mines D (holotype, Kistner 13) and S (Kistner 10)
Prorhinopsenius alzadae n. sp.2 Kistner 1998 rove beetle
From mines V (Kistner specimen 3), T, and S
Arachnida
 Araneae - Salticidae
"Thiodina beugelorum n. sp." = Nilakantha beugelorum
"Thiodina beugelorum n. sp." = Nilakantha beugelorum Wolff 1990 spider