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Coleoptera indet.

Coleoptera indet. Name: Coleoptera indet.   

Locality: Rancho la Brea, California, USA  

Age: Quaternary  

Showcase: Fossilisation showcase  

Beetle preserved in asphalt. Where crude oil leaks out onto the surface the lighter components vapourize, leaving only the asphalt.  

Other insects in the exhibition   
  


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Publisert 30. jan. 2009 08:57 - Sist endret 18. mai. 2011 16:00