Taimyr amber, Romanikha River (PIN collection 3313) (Cretaceous of Russian Federation)

Where: Russian Federation (70.9° N, 98.6° E: paleocoordinates 68.3° N, 72.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kheta Formation, Late/Upper Santonian (85.8 - 83.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; amber

Size class: mesofossils

Preservation: soft parts, amber

Reposited in the PIN

Primary reference: E. L. Kononova. 1975. A new aphid family from the Upper Cretaceous of the Taymyr. Entomological Review 54(4):60-68 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35053: authorized by Dena Smith, entered by April Kinchloe on 28.10.2003, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera - Khatangaphididae
Khatangaphis sibirica n. gen. n. sp.
Khatangaphis sibirica n. gen. n. sp. Kononova 1975 aphid
PIN 3313/8
 Hymenoptera - Rotoitidae
Baeomorpha bianellus2 Gumovsky 2017 chalcid wasp
PIN 3313/55
Baeomorpha caeleps2 Gumovsky 2017 chalcid wasp
PIN 3313/1-3
Baeomorpha quattorduo2 Gumovsky 2017 chalcid wasp
PIN 3313/4
 Araneae -
Araneomorphae indet.1 Smith 1902 spider