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Columnar galls on Platimeliphyllum snatolense N. Maslova (Angiospermae) leaves from the Upper Paleocene of Western Kamchatka Peninsula

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Abstract

A type of damage to fossil Platimeliphyllum snatolense N. Maslova leaves, fusiform galls attached to the lower surface of leaves, is described. This type of damage is new to the Late Paleocene plant communities. Classification and interpretation of columnar galls are discussed.

Keywords

insect galls new species Antronoides Platimeliphyllum Paleocene Kamchatka 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Borissiak Paleontological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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