LEBANESE AMBER: The Oldest Insect Ecosystem in Fossilized Resin
by George O. Poinar Jr. & Raif Milki
2001, 96 pages, 64 color photos on 8 plates, b/w photos, tables. First book on Lebanese amber covers all aspects of the rare, highly valued resin its origins, its role as a commodity in ancient cultures, and the study and collection of amber today. Examines each plant and animal fossil thus far recovered from amber, including early representatives of many insect groups. Explains how amber fossils can increase our understanding of insect diversification, biogeography, extinction, and survival. Paperback; 6 x 9″.
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