Fossil Insects and Leaf Plate- Green River Formation, Utah

This is a Fossil Crane Fly (Tupilidae) next to an unidentified Beetle (Coleoptera) and Leaf (Allophylus), all collected from the Green River Formation in Utah. Allophylus is a subtropical shrub in the same family as Soap Berries. Fossil insects are one of the scarcer components of the fauna at the commercial fish quarries and many of them, remain unidentified.

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DETAILS
SPECIES
Tupilidae, Coleoptera, Allophylus sp.
LOCATION
Uintah County, Utah
FORMATION
Green River Formation
SIZE
.4" long insect on 4.8"x 3.4" rock
CATEGORY
ITEM
#76085
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