Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Fagopsis longifolia Fossil with Insect Predation

This image shows a Fagopsis longifolia (Hollick, 1909) leaf fossil that was skeletolized by insects 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.


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