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Flies from the Amber

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Published by Roc .
Written in English


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Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7576009M
ISBN 100451454065
ISBN 109780451454065
OCLC/WorldCa32128512


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19 pages: 26 cm Cretaceous fossils of Asilidae are reviewed, and two new taxa from Burmese and Raritan (New Jersey) ambers are described. The first robber fly from Burmese amber, [dagger]Burmapogon bruckschi, new genus and species, is described based on specimens of both sexes.About this Ebook Dell Book., New York, New York, U.S.A., Soft Cover.

Condition: Very Ebook. No Jacket. Reissue. Very Good- Dell reissue. Mass Market paperback, pages, excerpt from Voyager, grams/1 lb 2 oz. Tight binding, several slight spine creases, crease along front spine edge; tiny crease to both front corners; concave spine; slight wear to front .