Sicilian Amber

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Location: Italy (37°24′N 15°06′E / 37.4°N 15.1°E / 37.4; 15.1, paleocoordinates 37.1° N, 14.8° E)

Age: Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

  • Some propose an Oligocene age (Radchenko & Dlussky, 2019), or Upper Miocene to perhaps Pliocene, while Perrichot et al. (2019) says of unknown age between late Eocene and middle Miocene, see Ragazzi & Roghi, 2014. Found in place in Upper Miocene to Lower Pliocene sediments of central Sicily (Kohring & Schluter, 1989).

Genera known only from Sicilian amber

Species known from Sicilian amber