2.1" Fossil Insect Cluster - Green River Formation, Utah

This is a fossil insect cluster from the Green River Formation, Uintah County, Utah. This specimen contains wasps (order Hymenoptera) and flies (order Diptera. Many of these flies that appear to be larvae are likely Robber flies (family Asilidae) that lost their wings/legs.

While this formation is best known for well preserved fossil fish found in Wyoming, other sections of the formation contain a very diverse insect fauna.

Comes with an acrylic stand.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Order Hymenoptera (Wasps), Order Diptera (Flies) & Family Asilidae? (Robber Flies)
LOCATION
Uintah County, Utah
FORMATION
Green River Formation
SIZE
2.1 x 1.6" rock
CATEGORY
ITEM
#109125
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