Paleoethology: fossilized behaviours in amber

Authors

  • A. G. Arillo Aranda

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1344/105.000000301

Keywords:

Amber, Paleoentomology, Amber fossils, Paleoethology, Paleobehaviour.

Abstract

When organisms became trapped in sticky resin they usually expired so quickly that they could fossilize in almost lifelike circumstances. Based on frequent description in literature of many examples we propose in this paper a classification of these paleobehaviours.

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2007-01-12

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