Osés GL1, Petri S2, Becker-Kerber B3, Romero GR4, Rizzutto MA5, Rodrigues F6, Galante D7, da Silva TF5, Curado JF8, Rangel EC9, Ribeiro RP9, Pacheco ML10.
PeerJ. 2016 Dec 21;4:e2756. doi: 10.7717/peerj.2756. eCollection 2016.Exceptionally well-preserved three-dimensional insects with fine details and even labile tissues are ubiquitous in the Crato Member Konservat Lagerstätte (northeastern Brazil). Here we investigate the preservational pathways which yielded such specimens. We employed high resolution techniques (EDXRF, SR-SXS, SEM, EDS, micro Raman, and PIXE) to understand their fossilisation on mineralogical and geochemical grounds. Read More