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A new alderfly in Baltic amber (Megaloptera, Sialidae) ; American Museum novitates : no. 3513

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dc.contributor.author Wichard, Wilfried
dc.contributor.author Engel, Michael S.
dc.date.accessioned 2006-05-22T17:50:23Z
dc.date.available 2006-05-22T17:50:23Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2246/5790
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 8-9). en
dc.description 9 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
dc.description.abstract A new species of alderfly (Megaloptera: Sialidae) is described and figured from a rare adult specimen preserved in middle Eocene (Lutetian) Baltic amber. Sialis (Protosialis) voigti, new species, is distinguished from the two other species of Protosialis recorded from Baltic amber. The Megaloptera documented from Baltic amber are briefly overviewed and the geological history of Sialidae summarized. en
dc.format.extent 998913 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher New York, NY : American Museum of Natural History en
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates : no. 3513 en
dc.subject.lcc QL1 .A436 no.3513, 2006 en
dc.subject.lcsh Sialis (Protosialis) voigti. en
dc.subject.lcsh Alderflies. en
dc.subject.lcsh Megaloptera. en
dc.subject.lcsh Neuroptera, Fossil. en
dc.subject.lcsh Insects, Fossil -- Baltic Sea Region. en
dc.subject.lcsh Amber fossils -- Baltic Sea Region. en
dc.subject.lcsh Paleontology -- Eocene -- Baltic Sea Region. en
dc.subject.lcsh Paleontology -- Baltic Sea Region. en
dc.title A new alderfly in Baltic amber (Megaloptera, Sialidae) ; American Museum novitates : no. 3513 en
dc.title.alternative Baltic amber alderfly en
dc.type text en


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    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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