Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Cecidomyiidae Gall Gnat Fossil

The insect gnat fossil called Cecidomyiidae Gall found in the Parachute Creek Member of the Green River Formation.  This insect existed in the Eocene Period and came from Rio Blanco County, Colorado.  Other fossil images not sure on their identification.  Fossils were magnified 40x with a microscope.