Rhaptophasma

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Rhaptophasma Zompro 2001

 

Distribution

The genus is represented by fossils in 45 million year old (Eocene epoch) Baltic amber (from an area encompassing the Baltic Sea and Scandanavian peninsula).

Habitat

Extinct genus, but probably was associated with Pine forests.

 

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