Detailed Fossil Caddisfly and Leaf in Baltic Amber

This is a nicely detailed 44 million year old fossil caddisfly (order Trichoptera) preserved in Baltic amber. The length of the caddisfly is about 4mm. This amber also contains a relatively large leaf.

As a reminder, most inclusions in Baltic amber are extremely small so magnification will be needed to make out much detail. A physical photo of the specimen is included with your order 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.
Order Trichoptera (Caddisfly)
Kaliningrad, Russia
4mm caddisfly, 30 x 21mm amber
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