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La Toca Mine
Cordillera Septentrional
Santiago Province, Dominican Republic

La Toca Fm. (Mamey Group)
20.43-13.65 Ma


Specimen: 7.7g / 51x21x12mm


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There are 9 complete and 2 incomplete Leptomyrmex, averaging 3.5mm in body length.


Other prominent inclusions consist of a twig (7mm), spider (2mm), formicine ant (3mm), two muscoid flies (1.5mm), and two nematoceran flies (possible chironomid at 1mm, heavily decomposed mycetophilid at 3mm).


© Kaegen Lau

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