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  • Non Biting Midge


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    Ramon
    • This specimen came from the Baltic Sea of Russia. There are two male non biting midges present in the specimen. Their from the Eocene about 44 million years ago. Photo taken with microscope at 40x magnification.

    Taxonomy

    Non biting midge

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Arthropoda
    Class: Insecta
    Order: Diptera
    Family: Chironomidae
    Genus: Indet.
    Species: Indet.

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Cenozoic
    Period: Paleogene
    Epoch: Eocene

    Stratigraphy

    Eocene sediments

    Provenance

    Acquired by: Purchase/Trade

    Dimensions

    Blank: 5mm
    Width: 2mm
    Height: 5mm

    Location

    Baltic Sea of Russia
    Russia

    Comments

    This specimen came from the Baltic Sea of Russia. There are two male non biting midges present in the specimen. Their from the Eocene about 44 million years ago. Photo taken with microscope at 40x magnification.



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