Plecia peali

  • PE 81667a closeupPlecia peali, Eocene, United States of America, Wyoming, Lincoln, Fossil Butte Member of the Green River Formation
    Photographer: Mane Pritza : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology
    Editor: Paul S. Mayer : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: 3736630 PE 81667a Plecia peali, Eocene, United States of America, Wyoming, Lincoln, Kemmerer, WY Locality L of Grande 2013 Fossil Butte Member of the Green River Formation
  • PE 81667 Plecia peali, Eocene, United States of America, Wyoming, Lincoln, Fossil Butte Member of the Green River Formation
    Photographer: Mane Pritza : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology
    Editor: Paul S. Mayer : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: 3736630 PE 81667 Plecia peali, Eocene, United States of America, Wyoming, Lincoln, Kemmerer, WY Locality L of Grande 2013 Fossil Butte Member of the Green River Formation
Catalog Number: PE 81667
Taxonomic Name: Plecia peali
FM Catalog: Fossil Invertebrates
Object Kind: Hand Specimen
Lot count: 1
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Identified By: Prof. Lance Grande
Period: Paleogene
Earliest Epoch: Eocene
Formation: Green River
Morphology: whole insect with wings
Lithology: Limestone
Coordinates Available?: Yes
Country: United States of America
State/Province/Territory: Wyoming
County: Lincoln
Township: Kemmerer
EMu IRN: 3736630
Occurrence ID: 2d9f8402-c4dc-40b0-ad45-0b82c5d06386

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