Fossil Information (Phanerozoic Eon)

ID:5011
Fossil Type:Amber
Fossil Description:Humpbacked Fly in Baltic Amber
Status:Extinct
Relative Size:Small
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Subphylum:Mandibulata
Superclass:Hexapoda
Class:Insecta
Order:Diptera
Suborder:Brachycera (Infraorder: Muscomorpha, Section: Aschiza)
Superfamily:Platypezoidea
Family:Phoridae
Subfamily:Aenigmatiinae, Metopininae, Phorinae, or Sciadocerinae
Era/Period:Cenozoic/Tertiary
Epoch/Age:Eocene/Lutetian
MYA:About 44 (38-50)
Discovery Location (Water, Land):Baltic Sea coast
Discovery Location (City, ST):Kaliningrad (Oblast), Russia
Color:Amber
Comments:Purchased, not found. Insect inclusion.
Collector Name:RLD
Image Filename 1:DSCF2203.jpg

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