A new proposal concerning the botanical origin of Baltic amber

  title={A new proposal concerning the botanical origin of Baltic amber},
  author={Alexander P. Wolfe and Ralf Tappert and Karlis Muehlenbachs and Marc Boudreau and Ryan C. McKellar and James F. Basinger and Amber Garrett},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences},
  pages={3403 - 3412}
Baltic amber constitutes the largest known deposit of fossil plant resin and the richest repository of fossil insects of any age. [] Key Result The fidelity of FTIR-based chemotaxonomic inferences is upheld by modern–fossil comparisons of resins from additional conifer families and genera (Cupressaceae: Metasequoia; Pinaceae: Pinus and Pseudolarix).

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