Data from: Taphonomic biases in the insect fossil record: shifts in articulation over geologic time

Karr JA, Clapham ME

Date Published: July 9, 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.p28c8

 

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Title Insect occurrences
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Description Occurrences of fossil insects (excluding amber specimens) from the Paleobiology Database. Occurrences of holotype specimens are indicated by type_specimen number and type_body_part. All occurrence have associated age (10_my_bin) and environment information.
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Title insect size measurements
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Description Measurements of wing element sizes for fossil insects. Dimensions are stored in the field named average. Measurements can be linked to species identifications using the occurrence_no field, which is also present in the insect_occs.csv file.
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Karr JA, Clapham ME (2015) Taphonomic biases in the insect fossil record: shifts in articulation over geologic time. Paleobiology 41(1): 16-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/pab.2014.3

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Karr JA, Clapham ME (2015) Data from: Taphonomic biases in the insect fossil record: shifts in articulation over geologic time. Dryad Digital Repository. http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.p28c8
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