Overview and Descriptions of Trichoptera in Baltic Amber
This first part of the revision deals with the suborders Spicipalpia and Intergipalpia, redescribing the 57 known species and describing 32 new species, including the first record of the families Hydrobiosidae, Apataniidae and Limnephilidae and the proposal of the new family Ogmomyidae. The descriptions are supplemented by detailed drawings
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Aquatic Insects in Baltic Amber
Wilfried Wichard, Carsten Gröhn & Fabian Seredszus
At first sight the embedment of aquatic insects in Baltic amber seems to be contradictive, as the insects live in water and amber originated from resin of extinct trees that grew in a Fennoscandian montane forest approximately 40-50 million years ago. More....
Alec Corday and Hermann Dittrich
When Christopher Columbus stepped onto the sands of the island of Hispaniola in the “New World,” amber was already a well-known commodity in Europe, having been used since Neolithic times. More....