Detailed Fossil Daddy Longleg and Fly in Baltic Amber

This is a 44 million year old fossil daddy longleg (a.k.a harvestmen spider, order Opiliones), preserved in Baltic amber. There is a small fly (order Diptera) clinging to one of the legs of the spider. The spider itself is about 12mm wide.

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 Opiliones (Spider) & Order Diptera (Fly)
Kaliningrad, Russia
About 12mm wide spider, Amber 30 x 20mm
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