Coleoptera

  • Fossil beetle
    Photographer: John Weinstein : Field Museum of Natural History - Photography Division
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History
    Description: Fossil insect beetle, from Fossil Lake, Wyoming.
  • True bugs
    Photographer: John Weinstein : Field Museum of Natural History - Photography Division
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History
    Description: True bugs in the superfamily Pentatomoidea from the mid-lake 18-inch layer deposits of the FBM. Left) A shield-backed bug, or jewel bug, family Scutelleridae, with a body length of 14 millimeters (specimen is FMNH PE60847). From FBM Locality A. Middle) A ?stink bug,? family Pentatomidae, with a body length of 11 millimeters (specimen is FOBU 11290). From Fossil Butte. Right) Provisionally identified as a ?shield bug,? family Acanthosomatidae, with a body length of 15 millimeters (specimen is FMNH PE51411). From FBM Locality B.
Catalog Number: PE 60847
Taxonomic Name: Coleoptera
FM Catalog: Fossil Invertebrates
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Period: Paleogene
Earliest Epoch: Eocene
Formation: Green River
Member: Fossil Butte
Coordinates Available?: Yes
EMu IRN: 2863067
Occurrence ID: c81eabf0-8352-4276-ae2d-6a97c8009a5c

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