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Palaeosoma balticus

  site map site # (info) collection date kind depth substrate salin comments reference
A Kaliningrad region (Królewiec, Körigsberg, Königsberg, Kënisberg), Oblast, Russia map 4836Eocene fossil default type       Baltic amber from the Eocene (40 million years old). Complete specimen with ciliated epidermis, prominent rhabdoid tracts, pharynx rosulatus, ventral mouth, single gonopore and terrestrial habits. Poinar GO (2003):

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