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Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Finding Fossilized Insects in the Mojave

Finding Fossilized Insects in the Mojave

Finding Fossilized Insects in the Mojave
by Farrall S. Smith, Desert USA,
http://www.desertusa.com/animals/find-fossil-insects.html

Other online material about the Barstow fossil insects.

Fossil Insects And Vertebrates On The Mojave Desert, California,
http://inyo.coffeecup.com/site/barstowfossils/barstowfossils.html

Fossilized Insect Nodule Project Overview (A brief look
at the fossilized insects found within Calcium carbonate
rock nodules found in the Mojave Desert.) by Farrall S. Smith
http://www.scribd.com/doc/31877812/Fossilized-Insect-Nodule-Project-Overview

Miller, K.B. and S.H. Lubkin, 2001, Calicovatellus
petrodytes Miller and Lubkin, a new genus and species
of primitive vatelline diving beetle (Coleoptera:
Dytiscidae: Hydroporinae: Vatellini) from the
Miocene Barstow Formation, Southern California,
USA. Journal of Paleontology. vol. 75, pp. 890-894.

PDF file at
http://whitinglab.byu.edu/Portals/61/docs/KellyBMiller/KM-12_calicovatellus.pdf

Link at
http://whitinglab.byu.edu/Personnel/FormerLabPersonnel/KellyBMiller/Publications.aspx

Ostracod fossils from the Barstow Formation location:

Wilkinson, I. P., P. R. Wilby, M. Williams, D. J. Siveter,
A. A. Page, L. Leggitt. and D. A. Riley, 2010, Exceptionally
preserved ostracodes from a Middle Miocene
palaeolake, California, USA. Journal of the Geological
Society. vol. 167, no. 4, pp. 817-825. PDF file at
http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/10079/1/Miocene_Ostracod_from_Barstow.pdf

Best wishes,

Paul H.
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