Insect Fossils from FFBNP

Here are a few finds from yesterday’s pickings through the paper shales from Florissant. These are from 36 million years ago, caught in ash falls from nearby volcanoes and trapped in the mud on the bottom of the lake. A fly, a beetle, and a fly/ant/gastropod assemblage.

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Author: Samuel A. Johnson

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