Detailed Fossil Spider (Araneae) & Mites (Acari) In Baltic Amber

This is a detailed fossil spider (order Araneae) preserved alongside two tiny mites (subclass Acari) in Baltic amber. This inclusion measures about 7.2mm wide including appendages in a 22 x 17 x 5mm piece of amber.

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.
Order Araneae & Subclass Acari
Kaliningrad, Russia
About 7.2mm, Amber 22 x 17 x 5mm
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