7mm Bush Cricket (Tettigoniidae) In Baltic Amber - Rare!

This is a detailed 44 million year old fossil bush cricket (suborder Ensifera, family Tettigoniidae) preserved in Baltic Amber. The cricket itself is quite large for typical insects found in amber at 7mm long

As a reminder, most inclusions in baltic amber are extremely small so magnification will be needed to make out much detail. Included with your order is a physical photo of the specimen, and we will also email you a high resolution digital copy.

Please note: The market is flooded with fake amber, which is often plastics with insects embedded in it. The insect inclusions in amber are almost always tiny. Larger insects are able to struggle free and are not preserved. If you see something that looks too good to be true, it often is. Make sure to buy from a reputable dealer.
Suborder Ensifera, Family Tettigoniidae
Kaliningrad, Russia
About 7mm, Amber 28 x 19mm
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