Taimyr amber- Isayevsky Cascade (Cretaceous of Russian Federation)

Where: Siberia, Russian Federation (72.0° N, 103.0° E: paleocoordinates 69.4° N, 75.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Kheta Formation, Late/Upper Cretaceous (100.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• Age is estimated as Santonian

Environment/lithology: fluvial; amber

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: soft parts, amber

Primary reference: K. Y. Eskov and J. Wunderlich. 1995. On the spiders from Taimyr ambers, Siberia, with the description of a new family and with general notes on the spiders from the Cretaceous resins (Arachnida: Araneae). Beitr├Ąge zur Araneologie 4:95-107 [D. Smith/A. Kinchloe/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35054: authorized by Dena Smith, entered by April Kinchloe on 28.10.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Araneae -
Araneomorphae indet. Smith 1902 spider