Sunday, December 26, 2021

Anthonomus Snout Nosed Beetle Fossil

The image shows an Anthonomus defossus (Scudder, 1876) snout nosed beetle insect fossil found in the Florissant Formation of Teller County, Colorado, USA. It dates to the Chadronian Stage (37.2 - 33.9 million years ago) of the Eocene Epoch of the Paleogene Period. Thanks to Doug for the image. Field of view (FOV) is 2 mm.